Background Earned 10 letters in track and field, volleyball and basketball at Washington High School ... Was a jumper and pole vaulter for head coach Mike Olszowka's track and field squad ... Set school records in pole vault and 4-by-100-meter relay as a senior and triple jump as a junior ... Named all-district and all-Gateway Athletic Conference and to the all-academic team as a senior team captain ... Also was a state-meet qualifier, all-district, all-conference and an all-academic team member in her three previous seasons.
Personal Kiristie L. Leslie was born Aug. 22, 1994 in St. Louis, Mo. ... Daughter of Sonia and Steven Leslie ... Has a sister, Hannah, and a brother, Trent ... Sister is a freshman on the East Central College volleyball team ... Won biology academic award in high school ... Major is cell and molecular biology ... plans to attend medical school upon graduation.