Cy-Fair grad Ogwumike contributes to Stanford University victory
Cy-Fair High School graduate Chiney Ogwumike played for Stanford University in a 92-68 win against University of Tennessee at Martin Sunday, Nov. 18 at Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu, according to the Stanford team's website.
The Stanford junior forward recorded 10 rebounds, a steal and one block for the Lady Cardinals, who improved to 5-0 on the season.
Stanford's next game is 2 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 25 at home against Long Beach State.
Born in Tomball, Chiney's parents are Peter and Ify Ogwumike. Her older sister Nnemkadi is also on the Stanford team. A 2010 graduate of Cy-Fair High School, she captained both the volleyball and basketball teams as a junior and senior, lettering four years in both sports. Ogwumike led the basketball team to a pair of state titles (2008, 2010) and three state title game appearances overall. In 2009-10 she earned national player of the year accolades from the Atlanta Tip-Off Club (presenters of the Naismith Award), Morgan Wooten, National Coaches Association, MaxPreps and rivals.com. She was also named Gatorade's National Athlete of the Year in addition to its Girl's Basketball National Player of the Year. Ogwumike played club basketball with Cy-Fair Shock Nike Elite from 2002-09 and helped her team to U.S. Junior Nationals title and to Nike Nationals semifinals appearance.
For more information, visit www.gostanford.com/sports/w-baskbl/stats/2012-2013/rwc06.html.
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