UConn vs Cincinnati Women's Basketball Geno 900th Win
2014-15 SEASON Saw time in all but two games and started in each of the first two games for the Huskies … Averaged 5.6 points per game in 19.0 minutes per contest … Shot 47.0 percent from the field, 36.6 percent from long-range and 74.2 percent from the charity stripe … Sixth on the squad with 74 assists … Scored a career-high 20 points on 8-13 shooting in the Huskies’ overtime loss at No. 6 Stanford on November 17 … Added 17 points on 5-7 shooting to go along with five rebounds in the win at Memphis on February 7. Chong also buried four of her five attempts from beyond the 3-point arc in 31-minutes of action against the Tigers … Dished-out a career-high eight assists against zero turnovers in the win at Tulane on February 23.
2013-14 SEASON Played in 39 of UConn's 40 games and earned four starting assignments ... Averaged 4.7 points 2.2 assists and only 0.7 turnovers per contest in her rookie season, which earned her a spot on the American Athletic Conference All-Freshman Team ... Scored in double-figures five times, including a career-high 17 points in the win over UCF (Feb. 19). Chong also recorded her first-career double-double against the Knights, pairing up her 17-point performance with a 10-rebound effort ... Scored 16 points and chased-down six rebounds, in 27-minutes of action, during the win at Penn State (Nov. 17).
High School: Averaged 34.4 points, 5.6 rebounds and 9.1 assists per game in her final season at Ossining High School, helping to capture the first New York State Public Schools state championship in school history... Named the 2012-13 Parade All-American Team's Girls Basketball Player of the Year ... Honored as the National High School Coaches Association's (NHSCA) national girl's basketball Player of the Year ... Awarded the 2012-13 Gatorade New York Girls Basketball Player of the Year Accolade... Named to the American Family ALL-USA New York Team ... Rated as the No. 75 overall recruit by ESPN Hoopgurlz and the No. 3 recruit in the state of New York by MaxPreps ... 2013 McDonald's All-American Game nominee ... Scored at least 30 points in 51 of her 96 career high school games, tallying 2988 points over her four year career... Recorded nine points, six rebounds, and four assists at the 2013 WBCA All-American Game in New Orleans ... Averaged 33.3 points and 9.7 rebounds during her junior campaign in 2011-12.
Personal: Saniya Lynn Chong ... Daughter of Andrew and Leslie ... Born June 27, 1994.