Chinyere Nnaji

Chinyere Nnaji

Player Profile


Plano, Texas

High School:
Plano HS




SENIOR (2012-13): 2012-13 Arthur Ashe Jr. Sports Scholar... Academic All-Conference... Mountain West Scholar-Athlete... Appeared in 26 games with six starts and 249 minutes played... Turned in best performance of the season with six points, five rebounds and one assist versus Weber State (11-27-12)... Second on the team in field goal percentage (48.3%)... Recorded at least one rebound in each of her first twelve games while averaging three rebounds per game during that stretch...

SOPHOMORE (2011-12):Made an appearance in all 31 games for the Lobos... Became a fixture in the starting line up with 20 starts including a stretch of 16 straight starts during conference play and into conference tournament... One of three players to record over 100 rebounds for the season... Grabbed five or more rebounds in a dozen different games... Mountain West All-Academic Team member and a Mountain West Scholar Athlete Award recipient.

FRESHMAN (2010-11): Played in 20 games... Scored a career-high six points against Air Force on Mar. 5... Also hit a career-high three field goals out of a career-high four attempts against Air Force... Grabbed a career-high three rebounds against UC Irvine on Nov. 15... Shot .467 (7-15) from the field during the season.

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2009-10): Missed the 2009-10 season with a knee injury suffered during the preseason...

HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year starter for the Wildcats... Averaged 12 points, 8 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 2.0 steals per game as a senior... a three-time All-District selection including first team honors as a freshman and sophomore... Named the Newcomer of the Year her freshman season... Member of the 2009 All-State Academic Team... Graduated with honors also lettered in track.

PERSONAL: Born Feb. 2, 1991, in Plano, Texas...Daughter of Felix and Vanessa Nnaji... Has three siblings, Chuck, Chibuzor and Obinna... Hobbies include watching movies, and hanging out with family and friends... Favorite foods are Chinese and Mexican... iPod favorites include Beyonce and Lil' Wayne... Major is Biology.