Stephanie Salyers, a 6-foot-1 center from Somerset, Ky., and Southwestern High School, has signed a national letter of intent to join the Morehead State women's basketball program. Salyers is the first 2009-10 recruit for Head Coach Mike Bradbury.

Salyers has been a starting center for Southwestern High School since her eighth grade year. She was the 2007-08Commonwealth Journal Player of the Year and the 2008 District 48 Tournament MVP when she averaged 15 points and nine rebounds per game for the season as a junior.

Salyers was also named to the 2007 12th regional All-Tournament Team and was the 2007-08 WYMT Most Improved Player.

She helped lead SHS to the championship of the 48 district in 2008 and helped guide the Lady Warriors to a runner-up finish in the district in 2005, 2006, and 2007.

As a sophomore she averaged nine points and seven boards and tallied five points and five rebounds per game as a freshman.

In addition, Salyers is a member of the Kentucky Xtreme AAU program where she was a catalyst in leading her team to the 2006, 2007 and 2008 Kentucky state AAU titles. In 2007, the Xtreme finished ninth in the nation at the AAU national tournament.

An accomplished student, she is a member of the National Honor Society, the National Honor Roll, Who's Who Among American High School Students, and the National Society of High School Scholars. She is a student representative of the Kentucky High School Athletic Association Title IX


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