Saniya Chong
    12 Saniya Chong

    Ossining, N.Y.




    No. 1 UConn Rounds Out Exhibition Play Against Post on Sunday

    The Huskies are coming off a 115-26 victory over West Chester on Nov. 2


    No. 1 UConn Cruises To 115-26 Exhibition Victory Over West Chester on Sunday

    Junior guard Moriah Jefferson scored a game-best 19 points in the Huskies' win


    Women's Hoops Encountered A Necessary Challenge in BYU

    When Shots Weren't Falling, the Huskies Still Found Ways to Succeed


    Top-Ranked UConn Women's Hoops Set for Inaugural American Athletic Conference Championship

    The Huskies Posted A Perfect 18-0 Conference Record For The Top Seed In the Tournament


    Seven Huskies Recognized In American Athletic Conference Regular Season Awards

    Stefanie Dolson Named Defensive Player of the Year and Earns League's Sportsmanship Award


    UConn vs Temple

    UConn vs Temple Women's Basketball


    No. 2 Women's Basketball vs. East Carolina (USA Today)

    No. 2 Women's Basketball vs. East Carolina; USA Today


    UConn vs Duke

    UConn vs Duke Women's Basketball


    UConn vs SMU

    UConn vs SMU Women's Basketball


    No. 3 Women's Basketball vs. No. 2 Notre Dame (USA Today)

    No. 3 Women's Basketball vs. No. 2 Notre Dame; photos by Matt Cashore-USA TODAY Sports

    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.

    CAREER HIGHS (through April 8, 2014)
    Points 17 vs. UCF (February 10, 2014)
    Field Goals Made 7
    vs. UCF (February 10, 2014)
    Field Goals Attempted 13
    vs. UCF (February 10, 2014)
    3-Pt Field Goals Made 4 Twice
    3-Pt Field Goals Attempted 7 vs. Ohio State (December 1, 2013)
    Free Throws Made 6 at Memphis (January 4, 2014)
    Free Throws Attempted 6 at Memphis (January 4, 2014)
    Rebounds 10
    vs. UCF (February 10, 2014)
    Assists 6 vs. SMU (February 4, 2014)
    Blocks 2 vs. Boston University (November 22, 2013)
    Steals 3 vs. Boston University (November 22, 2013)