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2  Chelsea Chowning
Chelsea Chowning

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Berea, Ky.

High School:
Lexington Catholic

Last College:
Xavier

Height:
6-0

Position:
Guard


General
A lefthander who competed last during the 2003-04 and 2004-05 seasons for Atlantic 10 member Xavier ... Accepted to UK's prestigious College of Pharmacy in 2005 ... Took a break from pharmacy school after a year and a half and traveled to Germany in spring 2007 to play amateur club basketball while fiancé, former Vanderbilt and Xavier standout Brian Thornton, played professional basketball there as well ... Will graduate with a doctorate in pharmacy in 2010 ... Solid outside shooting threat and a smart player ... Has one year of eligibility remaining, the 2007-08 campaign ... One of six Kentuckians on the roster ... First player in UK Hoops history to wear No. 2.

2005-07

Attended UK's College of Pharmacy, earning a 4.0 all three semesters ... Named to the UK Dean's List.

2004-05 (at Xavier)
Saw action in 24 games, averaging 8.8 minutes per game ... Averaged 2.2 points and 1.1 rebounds per game ... Hit 11-of-39 from beyond the arc and dished out 27 assists.

2003-04 (at Xavier)
Played in 28 games with four starts ... Averaged 3.1 points and 1.8 rebounds per game ... Played an average of 14.9 minutes per game ... Averaged 3.6 points per game ... Hit at least two field goals in eight games ... Named to Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll with a perfect 4.0 GPA.

High School
Named Miss Basketball runner-up as a senior at Lexington Catholic ... Averaged 17.5 points, 8.0 rebounds, four steals and four assists as a senior ... Led the Lady Knights to the state Final Four three of her four years and was named the tournament's MVP as a sophomore after leading team to the state title ... Three-time first-team all-state choice and Regional Player of the Year ... McDonald's All-American nominee ... Lexington Catholic Girl of the Year as a freshman and junior ... Graduated third in her class of 221 as a 4.0 student.

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