32 - Chinenye Okafor
Chinenye Okafor
Birth Date: 06/22/1985
Height: 5-10
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Rolla, MO
High School: Rolla
Position: F

2006-07: Named Honorable Mention All-Ivy for the second consecutive season after finishing third in the League in rebounding (7.9) and sixth in steals (1.92)...Led the Ivy League with 3.79 offensive rebounds per game...Broke her toe at Penn on Feb. 3, but only missed one game before returning to the lineup...Made 19 starts in 24 games...Earned all-tournament honors at both the DePaul Invitational and the Air Force Classic...Had 17 points and a career-high 13 rebounds against Stony Brook in the DePaul Invitational (Nov. 18)...Tied career high with 13 boards in the win over Brown (Jan. 13) before leaving the game with an injured ankle...Handed out a career-high six assists in just 13 minutes against Cornell in her first game back from the broken toe (Feb. 10)...Almost single-handedly led a Yale comeback in the 57-55 home loss to Penn on March 2, posting 17 points on 7-for-9 shooting to go along with 10 rebounds and three steals...Third on the team with 9.1 points per game...Tallied six double-doubles...Ended her career seventh on the all-time list with 143 steals. 2005-06: Served as team captain...Was named team MVP and honorable mention All-Ivy after leading team in scoring (10.0) and placing second in rebounding (5.8)...Finished second in the Ivy League with 2.21 steals per game...Played in 24 games, making 21 starts...Missed three games after landing hard going for a rebound against New Hampshire in the season opener...Posted a team-high 13 points in 31 minutes at Delaware State in her first start after the injury...Notched career highs with 19 points and seven steals against Harvard on Feb. 18...Pulled down a career-high 11 rebounds at Harvard on Jan. 27...Dished out a career-high five assists against Columbia on Feb. 25...Reached double figures in scoring 14 times, including the last seven games of the season, and posted three double-doubles. 2004-05: Made the Lehigh Christmas City Classic All-Tournament Team after tallying 13 points in each game...Ranked second on the team in rebounding and fourth in scoring...Led team and ranked third in the conference with 2.7 offensive rebounds per game...Recorded 16 points and 11 rebounds, including eight offensive, and added four steals and three assists in win against Morgan State...Notched another double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds (10 offensive) against Harvard...Scored in double figures 10 times, including the last four games of the season...Averaged 14.8 points in those four games, including career-best 19 in the Bulldogs' win at Cornell. 2003-04: Played in 25 games...Averaged 2.0 points and 7.2 minutes...Scored a season-best 11 points on 5-for-5 shooting against Cornell on March 5...Posted a season-best 20 minutes vs. San Jose State on Dec. 27...Had eight points, four rebounds and three steals in 14 minutes at Princeton on Jan. 31...Made her collegiate debut at Quinnipiac on Nov. 21...Scored first collegiate points (3) in her first game at the Lee Amphitheater Nov. 25 against Vermont. At Rolla: During her senior year, averaged 17 points and eight rebounds and was an all-state selection...Was chosen to play in the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame All-Star Game and was a three-time basketball all-district and all-conference pick...Was also a member of the track team, and was a state qualifier in the 100 and 400 hurdles and holds the school record in both events. Personal: Also known as "Nenye"...Daughter of Anthony, a professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Missouri-Rolla, and Grace Okafor...An electrical engineering major...Interested in career as a lawyer...Sister, Ezi, played basketball for Stanford...First two-time Yale captain since Maria Siambekos in 1992-93 and 1993-94...Born June 22, 1985.

                                 Total         3-Point                    Rebounds
Year      GP-GS   Min/Avg    FG-FGA   Pct   FG-FGA   Pct   FT-FTA   Pct Off-Def  Tot  Avg  PF-FO Ast  TO Blk Stl  Pts/Avg
2003-04   25-0    179/7.2    20-43   .465    0-0    .000    9-17   .529   7-19    26  1.0  30-1   11  27   1  12   49/2.0
2004-05   27-26   593/22.0   88-207  .425    0-2    .000   33-53   .623  73-49   122  4.5  66-1   38 101   1  32  209/7.7
2005-06   24-21   609/25.4   96-261  .368    0-2    .000   48-71   .676  70-69   139  5.8  64-1   40  72   6  53  240/10.0
2006-07   24-19   587/24.5   80-193  .415    0-1    .000   59-93   .634  91-99   190  7.9  76-2   53  73   5  46  219/9.1
TOTAL    100-66  1968/19.7  284-704  .403    0-5    .000  149-234  .637 241-236  477  4.8 236-5  142 273  13 143  717/7.2