Kindred Wesemann, who recently finished her college basketball playing career at Kansas State, won the women’s three-point shooting contest at Final Four events on Thursday night at Grand Canyon University in Phoenix.
After besting some of the top women’s three-point shooters in the country, Wesemann, who is from Pleasant Hill, Mo., then topped Peter Jok of Iowa for the overall three-point shooting crown. Jok won the men’s competition.
In the women’s event, Wesemann posted a first-round high score of 19 points by making 17 shots, including all five balls on the final rack. In the semifinals, she made 22 shots in the semifinals, including all five money balls, scoring 26 points.
Wesemann beat Oregon State’s Sydney Wiese 18-17 in the final round, making 10 of 11 after missing her first four shots.
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She then faced Jok for the overall crown. Both players scored 16 points but Wesemann won the tiebreaker — most shots made among the five racks. She made four shots on the third rack.
Wesemann made 264 of 764 career three-point attempts at K-State, ranking fifth at the school in threes made. She made a three in 102 of 128 career games.