WNBA Prospect Profile
(Photo courtesy of Stanford)
Chiney Ogwumike - Stanford
Position:
Forward
Height:
6'4"
Birthdate:
3/21/1992 12:00:00 AM
Birthplace:
Tomball, TX
High School:
Cy-Fair
College Highlights
Three-time First Team All-American, two-time Pac-12 Player of the Year, three-time Pac-12 Defensive POY, four-time All-Pac 12 First Team, and a finalist for multiple national Player of the Year awards each of last three seasons. Helped Stanford to Final Four as frosh and sophomore alongside sister Nneka. If selected with top WNBA pick, as Nneka was in 2012, they’d join Peyton and Eli Manning as only siblings selected No. 1 overall in NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, WNBA. Earned nation’s top student-athlete academic honor (Capital One Academic All-American of the Year) for women’s basketball by CoSIDA, following in footsteps of Stanford’s Andrew Luck, a fellow Houstonian and No. 1 overall pick in 2012 NFL Draft. Pac 12’s all-time leading scorer (surpassed Candice Wiggins) and rebounder entered 2014 NCAA tourney as only Div.1 player to rank in top 10 in scoring (3rd), FG% (3rd), double-doubles (6th), and rebounding (7th). PROUNOUNCED: CHIH-nay
College Statistics
Stanford
Season G FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2010-11 35 166 289 .574 77 123 .626 0 0 .000 281 32 52 29 409 11.6
2011-12 37 215 369 .582 126 190 .663 0 0 .000 374 51 28 45 556 15.0
2012-13 36 317 541 .586 170 219 .776 1 4 .250 466 55 49 62 805 22.3
2013-14 37 402 669 .600 159 223 .713 4 15 .266 446 62 45 66 967 26.1
totals 145 1100 1868 .588 532 755 .704 5 19 .263 1567 200 174 202 2737 18.8