#21 Haleigh Lankster
Position: Guard
Height: 5'9"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Tulsa, Okla.
High School: Booker T. Washington
Experience: High School
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As a Sophomore in 2009-10:

Started 28 games and played in all 33 contests, averaging 27.6 minutes per game at small forward for the Shockers... Averaged a team-best 11.4 points and grabbed 3.0 rebounds per game... Led the team with 45 three-point field goals and was second in three-point shooting, connecting on 32.4% of her attempts beyond the arc... Second on the team in steals (62) and third in blocked shots (16)... Topped the squad in free throw shooting (.726) and was second in made free throws (61)... Tied a school record with seven three-point field goals vs. Loyola (Ill.) (Dec. 2)... Also tallied a career-best 25 points that night... Converted 10-of-11 free throws enroute to a 16-point effort vs. Ark.-Pine Bluff (Dec. 29)... Also hauled in a career-best seven rebounds and added four steals vs. UAPB... Scored 18 points in 16 minutes in season-opener at ColoradoSt. (Nov. 15)... Poured in 19 points on 8-of-14 shooting in a rout of  Western Illinois (Nov. 20)... Led WSU to the program’s first non-conference road win since 2005 at Kent St. with 24 points on 8-of-16 shooting, including 5-of-9 from three-point range (Dec. 8)... Scored an efficient 20 points on 8-of-13 shooting at Drake (Jan. 9)... Put in 17 points with six rebounds and four steals vs. Indiana St. (Jan. 14)... Came off the bench to lead the team with 15 points in a win over Missouri St. (Feb. 20)... Tied a career-high with nine field goals in only 12 attempts and turned in 23 points in WSU’s State Farm MVC Tournament Semifinal game vs. Creighton (March 13)... Led WSU in post-season scoring (14.8 ppg)... Scored in double figures 18 times... Tallied 20 points or more on four occasions... Led team in scoring 11 times, more than any other Shocker... Enters 2010-11 in 12th place on WSU’s all-time three-point field goal list (62).

As a Freshman in 2008-09:

Started 17 games and played in 28 contests, averaging 21.6 minutes per game at small forward for the Shockers ... Averaged 6.0 points and 2.4 rebounds per game ... Finished third on the team in scoring with 7.6 points per contest in conference play ... Finished third on the team in three-point shooting, connecting on 33.3-percent of her attempts from the arc ... Second on the squad in three-point shooting in conference play, connecting on better than 35-percent of her attempts ... Finished fourth on the squad with seven blocks ... Fourth on the team with 1.43 steals per game, which just missed the top 10 rankings among conference players ... Led the team in scoring twice and posted six double-figure scoring games including a season-best 15 points in the regular-season finale at Bradley (March 7) ... Her six steals against Jacksonville St. (Nov. 29) were one shy of the team and conference’s single-game high ... Played a season-best 36 minutes twice, first against Creighton (Jan. 10), then again at Bradley (March 7) ... Named to both the AD’s Honor Roll and the Dean’s list following the Fall 2008 semester.

In High School:

Attended Booker T. Washington High School in Tulsa, Okla. ... Lettered four years in basketball under head coach Annette Kennedy ... Named All-Region 7 and all-state by the Oklahoma Girls’ Basketball Coaches Association ... Helped lead the Hornets to an 83-24 record in four years, including a 26-3 record and an Oklahoma Class 5A state championship as a senior ... Averaged more than 10 points per game as a senior ... Tied a game high with 13 points for the Large East squad in a 54-49 win in the OGBCA All-State Game ... Shot nearly 48-percent from the field as a junior ... Second team all-tournament at the Oklahoma’s Best Tournament ... Averaged more than 12 points per game and scored a season-best 22 points against Rogers as a junior ... Member of the Honor Roll.


Lankster’s Personal File:

Daughter of Paul and Roschell Lankster ... Born on Nov. 29, 1989, in Tulsa, Okla. ... Has two siblings, a younger brother Jordan and an older sister Deneen ... Is majoring in Psychology at WSU.