Outstanding Senior Female Student-Athlete Award Recipient Among 480 Nominees Nationally
Recent Grad Honored With Department's Lynn George Award
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Coach Jonathan Tsipis & WBB players address media during 2014 GW Basketball #GWMediaDay on Tuesday, Oct. 28.
Finished her career ranked fourth all-time at GW in steals (275) and 10th in assists (385) and free throws made (268) ... Played in 125 career games, tied for the seventh-most ever by a Colonial ... One of just three players in the nation to record 10 steals in a game in both the 2011-12 and 2012-13 campaigns.
SENIOR YEAR (2014-15)
One of 30 candidates for the Senior CLASS Award ... GW's Lynn George Outstanding Senior Female Athlete Award recipient ... GW's NCAA Woman of the Year nominee ... Started all 33 games in her senior season and ranked fifth on the team in scoring (6.9 ppg) ... Ranked third in the Atlantic 10 in steals (2.1 spg), eighth in assists (3.8 apg) and sixth in assist-to-turnover ratio (1.5) ... Posted nine double-digit scoring efforts ... Dished out at least five assists 11 times ... Shot 35.6 percent (80-for-225) from the floor and a team-best 77.4 percent (65-for-84) from the foul line ... Named to the Junkanoo Jam Freeport Division All-Tournament Team after averaging 12.5 points, 4.5 assists and 3.0 steals in two games against N.C. State and Purdue ... Scored 14 points on 6-of-11 shooting and added five assists and four steals against the Boilermakers (Nov. 29) ... Scored a season-high 16 points and added six assists and four steals against Richmond (Jan. 10) ... Scored 12 points on 6-of-9 shooting in the A-10 Championship game against Dayton with six of GW's first eight points in the second half as the Colonials erased a halftime deficit ... Added four assists and a season-high six steals against the Flyers ... Atlantic 10 Preseason All-Defensive Team ... Recognized on the GW Athletics Academic Dean's List ... GW Student-Athlete Advisory Council team representative.
JUNIOR YEAR (2013-14)
Atlantic 10 All-Defensive Team ... First Colonial to earn the honor since 2008 ... Second on the team with 114 assists and 46 steals ... Averaged 8.3 points and 3.1 rebounds in 27.4 minutes per game - second-most on the team ... Ranked ninth in the Atlantic 10 in assist-to-turnover ratio (1.4), 11th in assists (3.4 apg) and 14th in steals (1.4 spg) ... Made 28 starts on the year, including the final 23 of the season ... Shot 35.3 percent (100-for-283) from the floor ... Averaged 9.3 points per game in 16 A-10 contests, playing a team-high 29.4 minutes per game ... Tallied 14 double-figure scoring efforts ... Dished out at least five assists nine times ... Recorded 13 points, five steals, five rebounds and six assists without committing a turnover against Jacksonville State (Dec. 1) ... Had a season-high 18 points to go with four steals against American (Dec. 28) ... Scored 14 points in back-to-back games against La Salle and at Massachusetts, averaging 5.0 assists and 4.0 rebounds in the two contests (Jan. 25-29) ... Led the Colonials in scoring against the Explorers ... Dished out 16 assists against seven turnovers in three games in the WNIT, including 13 points and six helpers in the second round at Villanova (March 23) ... Atlantic 10 Preseason All-Defensive Team ... Named the team's Best Defensive Player and received the Academic Success Aware at the end-of-year awards banquet ... Recognized on the Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll for the Fall 2013 semester ... GW Student-Athlete Advisory Council Representative.
SOPHOMORE YEAR (2012-13)
Ranked third in the Atlantic 10 and 61st in the NCAA with 2.6 steals per game ... Also ranked seventh in the league in assists (3.2 apg) and 12th in assist-to-turnover ratio (0.8)... Ranked second in the A-10 in steals against conference opponents (3.4 spg), 10th in assists (3.6 apg) and assist-to-turnover ratio (1.1) and eighth in free throw percentage (.776) ... Matched her career high with 20 points while adding five steals and three assists against Saint Joseph's (Jan. 17) ... Followed with another 20-point effort at VCU, making 6-of-7 field goals and 8-of-8 free throws ... Scored 12 points in the first half and made six straight free throws in the final minutes to seal the win ... Finished just shy of the third triple-double in school history with nine points, eight rebounds and 10 steals against Rhode Island (Jan. 27) ... The 10 steals matched her career high and the second-highest single-game total ever at GW ... One of just 12 players in Division I to record double-digit steals in a game on the season and the only one in the A-10 ... Had seven steals in the second half alone ... Dished out a career-high seven assists at La Salle (Feb. 3) ... Scored four points in the final 11 seconds and had a key steal to give GW a thrilling 57-54 win over Richmond (Feb. 6) ... Pulled down a career-high 10 rebounds against St. Bonaventure (Feb. 24) ... Named the team's Best Defensive Player at the end-of-the-year banquet ... Averaged 7.4 points per game on the season, but increased her scoring average to 9.5 ppg against A-10 opponents ... Led the team with 78 steals, tied for the 15th-highest total in program history ... Ranked second on the team with a career-high 96 assists on the year ... Named Colonials Strong Female Athlete of the Year.
FRESHMAN YEAR (2011-12)
Ranked third in the Atlantic 10 and 25th in the NCAA with 2.9 steals per game ... Recorded 81 steals on the year, tied for the 12th-highest single-season total in school history ... Posted a double-double with a career-high 20 points and 10 steals in her first career start at George Mason (Dec. 22) ... The 10 steals were the most by a GW player since 1978 and the second-most in program history ... She was one of just 12 players in Division I to record at least 10 steals in a game on the season ... Named Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week on Dec. 5 after averaging 9.0 points and 2.6 steals off the bench in wins over Old Dominion, Maine and Houston Baptist. ... Led GW with 17 points on 6-fo-10 shooting against Duquesne in the first round of the A-10 Championship (March 2) ... Recorded a career-high five assists in back-to-back games against Saint Louis and Dayton, adding 8.0 points, 4.0 rebounds a 3.5 steals per game in those contests ... Played in 28 games and made 13 starts, including the final 12 contests of the season ... Averaged 6.3 points, 1.9 rebounds and 1.7 assists in 22.8 minutes per game ... Ranked third on the team with 48 assists ... Recognized on the Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll for the spring semester.
Rated 93rd-best point guard overall and second-best point guard prospect in Georgia by ESPN HoopGurlz ... Averaged 12.5 points, 3.2 assists, 4.7 steals and 2.8 rebounds as a senior in 2010-11, helping Lady Spartans to regional title ... Named Second Team All-Cobb County by Atlanta Journal-Constitution, earned honorable mention All-State Class AAAAA and honorable mention All-Metro from Atlanta Tipoff Club in 2011 ... Recipient of Kennesaw State University's Dr. Bobbie Bailey Award, which recognizes outstanding achievement in academics, leadership, character and sports ... Averaged 14.0 points, 5.4 assists, 4.6 steals and 3.0 rebounds while earning First Team All-Cobb County accolades as a junior in 2009-10 ... Also recruited by East Carolina and Southern Miss ... 2011 McDonald's All-American nominee.
Chakecia Monae' Miller ... Born Sept. 8, 1992, in San Antonio, Texas ... Daughter of Donnell and Chenea Miller ... Older brother, Trey, was a quarterback at Navy ... A psychology major.
|Points||20||3x, Last at VCU (1/20/13)|
|Minutes||38||vs. Saint Louis (1/25/12)|
|Field Goals Made||8||at George Mason (12/22/11)|
|Field Goals Attempted||15||2x, Last at Dayton (1/16/14)|
|3-Pt Field Goals Made||1||5x, Last at Saint Louis (2/11/15)|
|3-Pt Field Goals Attempted||2||4x, Last vs. Saint Joseph's (1/7/15)|
|Free Throws Made||8||2x, Last at VCU (1/20/13)|
|Free Throws Attempted||10||at Massachusetts (1/12/13)|
|Rebounds||10||vs. St. Bonaventure (2/24/13)|
|Assists||8||vs. Georgetown (12/9/14)|
|Blocks||1||8x, Last at USF (WNIT) (3/27/14)|
|Steals||10||2x, Last vs. Rhode Island (1/27/13)|
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