Chucky Jeffery Signs WNBA Deal With the New York Liberty
TORONTO, April 14, 2014 – Slan Sports Management is pleased to announce that Janeesa ‘Chucky’ Jeffery has signed a contract with the New York Liberty. Jeffery will compete for a full-time roster spot in training camp, which opens on April 27th.
A 5’10’’ guard, Jeffery was drafted 24th overall by the Minnesota Lynx in the 2013 WNBA draft after an All-American season at the University of Colorado. In August of the 2013 season, she signed a 7-day contract with the New York Liberty, where she played limited minutes in 2 regular season games.
In 2012-2013 during her senior season at the University of Colorado, she led her team in points (13.6 PPG), rebounds (8.2 RPG), assists (4.0), and steals (2.2 SPG) while taking the Buffaloes to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2004. Jeffery was named to the All-Pac 12 First Team for the second consecutive year as well as the AP Division I All-American Team as an Honorable Mention. She finished her career at Colorado as the program’s only player to record 1600 points, 900 rebounds, and 400 assists.
A Colorado Springs native, Jeffery played high school basketball at Sierra High School. In her senior season there, she was named to the Colorado All-State Team and won her second consecutive Colorado Springs Gazette Big Schools Player of the Year awards.
For more information and individual box scores for Chucky throughout the season, visit http://slansportsmanagement.com/janessa-chucky-jeffery.