Chucky Jeffery Signs One-Year Deal In Romania
TORONTO, September 10, 2014 – Slan Sports Management is pleased to announce that Chucky Jeffery has signed a one-year contract with ASC Sepsi SIC Sfantu Gheorghe of the Romanian Liga Nationala.
Jeffery, a 5’10” guard, will enter her first season overseas after suiting up in 15 games for the New York Liberty in the 2013 and 2014 WNBA seasons. Jeffery was drafted 24th overall in the 2013 WNBA draft by the Minnesota Lynx after finishing her collegiate career at the University of Colorado.
Born in Colorado Springs, Jeffery played her high school basketball at Sierra High School. In her senior year there, she was named to the Colorado All-State Team while winning her second Colorado Springs Gazette Big Schools Player of the Year Award. Jeffery would go on to have four productive seasons at the University of Colorado where she finished as the only player in the program’s history to record 1,600 points, 900 rebounds, and 400 assists. In her final collegiate season, she led her team in points with 13.6 per game, rebounds with 8.3 per game, assists with 4.0 per game, and steals with 2.2 per game, while helping the Buffaloes to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2004. She was also named All Pac-12 for the second consecutive year, and an Associated Press All-American honourable mention.
ASC Sepsi SIC Sfantu Gheorghe is coming off of a successful year in Romania’s Liga Nationala where they were a finalist in the Romanian Cup, semi-finalist in league play, while also participating in Euro Cup competition.
Jeffery’s first Romanian Cup game will be on September 20, 2014 against CSM Targoviste and her first league game will be September 27, 2014 against BC Timisoara.
For more information and individual box scores for Chucky throughout the season, visit http://slansportsmanagement.com/janessa-chucky-jeffery.