DePaul vs. Duke (Regional Semifinal)
at Purdue - Preseason WNIT Championship Game
DePaul vs. Illinois Weselyan (Nov. 7, 2010)
Career Notes: 14th Overall draft pick in the 2011 WNBA draft... highest Draft pick in DePaul's history... Honorable mention All-BIG EAST performer... shared MVP honors with Keisha Hampton in 2010-11... first-team Capital One Academic All-District Five... Inside the BIG EAST Conference Student-Athlete of the Week... shared MVP honors with Sam Quigley following the 2009-10 season... CoSIDA/ESPN the Magazine second-team All-District as a junior... I-AAA Scholar Athlete team as a sophomore and junior... three-time member of the BIG EAST All-Academic Team... member of DePaul's Captains' Council... medical hardship in 2006-07 after playing in just five games.
2009-10 (Junior): CoSIDA/ESPN the Magazine Academic second-team all-district... I-AAA Scholar-Athlete Team...shared MVP honors with Sam Quigley... shared the Maggie Dixon Captain's Award with Sam Quigley, Deirdre Naughton and Rachel Pierson... recipient of the Cookie Gavin Coach's Award and the Shirley Becker Academic Award... earned the team's Defensive Award... second the team and ranked 16th in the BIG EAST with 6.9 rebounds per game... career-high 16 vs. Louisville... six double-digit rebound performances... reached double-figures in 11 of her last 16 games and 17 total times this season... .550 (137-for-249) field goal percentage ranks third in the BIG EAST... ranks eighth in the BIG EAST with 2.8 offensive rebounds per game... first career double-double against San Diego (15 pts., 12 rbs.), second against No. 1/1 Connecticut (10 rbs./14 pts) and third against Pittsburgh (18 pts., 11 rbs) this season... had seven perfect free throw games this season... went 5-for-5 against San Diego on Nov. 21... 43 blocks (1.3 per game) this season ranks ninth in the BIG EAST... career-best five swats at Green Bay... 1.3 blocks during league play ranked 10th... 6.9 rebounds in BIG EAST play which ranked 15th... 110 career blocked shots ranks No. 5 all-time in DePaul's record book... 43 blocks this season is the ninth most in school-history.
2008-09 (Sophomore): Earned BIG EAST Academic Honors... I-AAA Scholar Athlete...started 30 games... started at San Diego State in the First Round of the NCAA Championship... nine points, four boards, one assist and one steal in 24 minutes of action against the Aztecs... four rebounds and three points vs. Marquette... 13 points, six rebounds, three blocks, and two assists vs. USF... 12 points, eight boards, four steals and two assists at Syracuse...seven points, five rebounds, and two steals vs. Villanova... career-high six steals, collected seven points, and four boards at Seton Hall... four points, two rebounds with three steals and a block at Notre Dame... eight points, two blocks and 10 rebounds vs. Georgetown... 14 points, including career-high 6-for-6 effort from the free throw line, added five rebounds, two assists, two blocks and one steal vs. West Virginia... 10 points, eight rebounds and a career-high four assists at St. John's... tied a career-high with 11 rebounds and totaled eight points in a career-high 39 minutes vs. Rutgers... two points, four rebounds and tied a season-high with four steals vs. Providence... nine rebounds, four points, two blocks and a pair of steals at Connecticut... career-high 20 points, added a block, two steals and four rebounds versus Notre Dame... four games in double-figures... team-high nine rebounds with two steals and two points at Louisville... nine rebounds tied a season-high... two blocks, three rebounds and assists and four points vs. Green Bay... 10 points, eight rebounds, two steals, one assist and one blocked shot at UIC... four points, four rebounds, two assists, two blocked shots and a steal versus Northern Illinois... eight points, six rebounds against Northwestern... grabbed eight boards at Missouri State with four points... nine rebounds with three points and two blocks at Loyola-Chicago... seven rebounds against Southern Illinois with four points and three blocked shots ... eight points with five rebounds against Illinois State... nine points with four rebounds and two steals against Hartford... six points, three rebounds, two steals against Southern... just missed first career double-double with 11 points and nine rebounds at New Mexico... also added four steals and two assists against the Lobos... blocked four shots, grabbed five rebounds and scored 10 points against Alcorn State.
2007-08 (Freshman):Earned BIG EAST Academic honors... played in 31 games... second on the team with 24 blocked shots... five games in double-figures... seven games with at least two blocked shots... averaged 8.3 points and 5.7 rebounds per game in postseason play while shooting .714 (10-14) from the field... grabbed six boards with four points against Marist in NCAA action... played in both BIG EAST Championship games... six points, three rebounds, two assists against Connecticut in the quarterfinals... career-high 15 points against Marquette in the first round with eight rebounds and four steals... nine points, six rebounds and two steals at Seton Hall... 14 points against Notre Dame with seven rebounds... nine points, three rebounds, two blocks at Georgetown... two points, two rebounds, two blocked shots against Louisville in first career start... 13 points, five rebounds and three blocks against Syracuse... career-high four blocks against Cincinnati... four points, three rebounds, two blocks at Notre Dame... eight rebounds, six points, two steals against St. John's... 13 points with five steals, three rebounds at Providence... six rebounds, four points at Northern Illinois... six points, three rebounds against Chicago State... 12 points against Florida International... added six rebounds and two steals in 23 minutes against the Panthers.
2006-07 (Medical Hardship):Earned BIG EAST Academic honors... played in five games... missed a total of 26 games with a stress fracture in left foot... missed the first 10 games due to the injury... totaled two points and a blocked shot against Marquette... four points and a steal at Chicago State... five rebounds, four blocked shots, two points at UNLV... grabbed 11 rebounds in collegiate debut against Loyola-Chicago with six points and two blocked shots.
High School:Led Incarnate Word to the 2006 Missouri state title... the state championship was the program's first since 1995 after consecutive third-place finishes in 2004 and 2005... McDonald's All-American nominee... named to the Class 5 All-State team by the Missouri Coaches Association... averaged 16.4 points, 9.1 rebounds, 3.0 blocks, 2.8 steals per game as a senior... ranked as the 25th-best player in the country at her position by the All-Star Girls Report... also picked up St. Louis Post-Dispatch All-Metro first team honors following senior season and was named the Player of the Year by the St. Louis American... totaled 39 points, 12 rebounds, eight steals and four blocks in the semifinals and championship games... the Red Knights finished the 2005-06 season nationally ranked No. 12 in the USA Today Super 25 and No. 2 in the Midwest with a 31-1 record... became the third player in school history with 1,000 career points in second game of senior season... averaged 12.6 points, 7.5 rebounds and 3.0 blocks per game as a junior while earning second team All-Metro honors from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch... coached by Dan Rolfs... teammate of current Blue Demon Rachel Pierson.
Personal: Daughter of Melvin and Patricia Chester... has a sister, Melinda... engaged to Chicago Bears defensive end, Corey Wootton... majoring Sociology with a concentration in Cultural Studies and minor in psychology.
Chester by the Numbers