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Chena Parker
Chena Parker

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Poughkeepsie, N.Y.

High School:
Manhattan Center for Science and Math

Height:
6-3

Position:
C

02/24/2010

UMES WBB vs Coppin State HOMECOMING 2010

See the action when the UMES women topped Coppin State on Homecoming 2.20.2010

2010-11: Played in 24 games, starting 12 ... averaged 4.5 points and 4.8 rebounds a contest ... scored 10 points with nine rebounds against Towson (12/18) ... earned first double-double of the season with 13 points and 12 rebounds against American (1/2) ... notched 10 points and nine rebounds at North Carolina Central (1/10) ... got second double-double with 12 points, 11 boards on road against Howard (1/30) ... scored season-high 19 points plus five rebounds vs. Norfolk State (2/5).

2009-10: Appeared in 21 games, starting 19 ... Averaged 8.1 points and 6.3 rebounds per game ... Collected double-doubles versus Winston-Salem State (10 points, 11 rebounds) on Jan. 11 and at Norfolk State on Feb. 6 (17 points, 12 rebounds) ... Finished fifth in field-goal percentage (.493), 13th in the MEAC in both rebounds per game and blocks per game (0.7) and 14th in defensive rebounding (3.9) ... Scored a season-high 17 points at Norfolk State on Feb. 6 ... Tied her career high with 13 rebounds at North Carolina A&T... Stole career-high three passes in consecutive games against Bethune-Cookman on Feb. 15 and Florida A&M on Feb. 17 ... Led team in rebounds in four games and blocks in three.

2008-09: Appeared in 21 games, starting 11 at Monroe Community College ... Averaged eight points and 6.7 rebounds per game ... Was tops on team with .568 field-goal percentage (71-of-125) ... Led Lady Tribunes in scoring once and in rebounding five times ... Helped led team to 22-6 record and a berth in the district finals.

2007-08: Named MEAC Rookie of the Week twice (Jan. 14 and Feb. 25) ... Appeared in 28 games, starting 17 at UMES ... Averaged 6.2 points and five rebounds per game ... Led team in field-goal percentage (.544) ... Led team in scoring in one game and in rebounding six times ... Tallied double-digit points on seven occasions and double-digit rebounds twice.

Batchelor on Parker: "We are extremely excited about getting a player of Chena's caliber. Her size and strength will add depth at our center position and we expect her to play right away. She will be a force in the MEAC throughout the course of her collegiate career."

High School: Averaged 12.9 points and 9.5 rebounds per game as a senior ... Named to All-City and All-Borough teams in 2006 and 2007 ... Guided Manhattan Center for Science and Math to 50-13 record over two years and led team into the semifinal round of the New York City Championship ... Team ranked top-10 in tri-state area and top-three in New York City.

Personal: Born Oct. 9, 1989 in Sharon, Conn. ... Daughter of Mary L. Parker ... Major is Sociology ... Pregame routine includes stretching, praying, drinking water and listening to music ... Most influential person is coach Batchelor because "he's the man" ... Personal best non-athletic accomplishment is maturing ... Upon graduation, she plans to support herself and family by any means possible ... Favorite saying: "I believe in you so believe in me" - Michael Jackson ... Hobbies include running, eating and computers ... Favorite movie is "Titanic" ... Athletic goals for the season is to become a better player ... Anything else you would like known about you: "I appreciate Michael Jackson and the support he gave with the beliefs that all humanity is important and can make changes."

Career Highs
Points: 22 (@ Winston-Salem State, Jan. 12, 2008)
Rebounds: 13 (@ North Carolina A&T, Feb. 8, 2010)
Steals: 3 (four times, last: vs. Savannah State, Jan. 19, 2011)
Assists: 4 (twice, last: vs. Coppin State, Jan. 22, 2011)
Blocks: 3 (@ Norfolk State, Feb. 6, 2010)
Minutes: 39 (vs. Florida A&M, Feb. 17, 2010)

UMES CAREER STATISTICS
Year GP-GS Min FG-A Pct 3FG-A Pct FT-A Pct Rbs-Avg PF A TO S Pts-Avg
2007-08 28-17 18.0 74-136 .544 2-8 .250 24-40 .600 139-5.0 62 17 38 14 174-6.2
2009-10 21-19 27.4 69-140 .493 6-14 .429 27-42 .643 133-6.3 63 16 64 21 171-8.1
2010-11 24-12 18.2 42-118 .356 1-13 .077 24-48 .500 116-4.8 54 17 49 18 109-4.5
TOTAL 73-48 20.8 185-394 .470 9-35 .257 75-130 .577 385-5.3 179 50 151 53 454-6.2