2004-05 Outlook: A lefty, Chowning was a solid contributor off the bench. Her production increased late in the year, and that trend should continue into her sophomore campaign. She is a solid outside shooting threat and a smart player.
Academic Success: A 4.0 student in her first year at Xavier 2004 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Academic Honor Roll.
As a freshman in 2003-04: Found her shot late in the year, and averaged 4.2 points per game over the final 14 contests Was 10-36 from three point range in the final 14 games after opening the season 1-23 In conference games she averaged 3.6 points per game Chowning had her breakout game on Jan. 23 at Massachusetts. She was 4-6 from the field and 3-5 from three point range and hit all four of her free throws In that game she drained a three with just under five minutes left to put Xavier ahead for good She did it again a week later on a three with 41 seconds remaining that put XU ahead for good at Dayton She hit at least two field goals in eight games this season She averaged 1.8 rebounds per game Chowning really cleaned the glass in New England. She had four rebounds at Massachusetts before tallying her career high of five rebounds at Rhode Island Her 1.8 rebounds per game is the highest average for a Xavier reserve guard Had three steals in three games (Cincinnati, Central Michigan and at Duquesne) Also had two steals three times Chowning had a career high three assists against High Point in the championship game of the Provident Bank Xavier Invitational Played an average of 14.9 minutes per game.
2004 Postseason: Played in both A-10 Tournament games Scored five points and grabbed three rebounds in WNIT game against Miami (Ohio) Also dished out an assist against the RedHawks.
Before Xavier: Played six years of varsity basketball, and started for five and a half seasons: in seventh grade at Madison Southern, in eighth grade at Berea, then four years at Lexington Catholic Commuted an hour each way from Berea to Lex Cath Lex Cath made the state Final Four three of her four years there Was named State Tournament MVP as a sophomore as team won title Lex Cath was state finalist her senior year Miss Basketball runner-up as senior Three-time All-State First Team Regional Player of the Year while averaging 17.5 points, 8.0 rebounds, four steals and four assists as senior Honorable Mention All-State as a freshman Scored 1,500 career points Four-time All-District and All-Region honoree McDonald's All-American nominee Rated 38th among guards and 182nd overall by All Star Girls Report Five-time AAU State Champion Played in Kentucky-Indiana All Star Game against teammates Suntana Granderson and Miranda Green. A 4.0 student in high school Member of the National Honor Society Was third in graduating class of 221 Named Lexington Catholic Girl of the Year as a freshman and junior.
Personal: Parents Joe and Nancy (deceased). Has two brothers, Russell and Bryan Natural Sciences major Born April 29, 1985 in Richmond, Ky.