Cy-Fair grad Ogwumike contributes to Stanford University victory
Cy-Fair High School graduate Chiney Ogwumike contributed 15 points in Stanford University's 69-42 win over Hawaii Saturday, Nov. 17 at Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu, according to Stanford's website.
The Stanford junior forward also recorded 17 rebounds, an assist and two steals for the Cardinals, who improved to 4-0 on the season.
Born in Tomball, Chiney's parents are Peter and Ify Ogwumike. Her older sister Nnemkadi is also on the Stanford women's basketball team. A 2010 graduate of Cy-Fair High School in Cypress, Texas 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/2012-2013/11172012.html.
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