General: Physical, strong player... Competitive... On the court, puts out every ounce of energy she has... One of the strongest players on the team... Excellent shooter... Good defender... Hard worker... Coachable player... Consummate team player who will do whatever she can to help the team win... Gym rat...
2001-02: Suffered an ACL tear during preseason workouts and had to redshirt for the season...
2001 Italy Tour: Had averages of 4.7 points, 3.8 rebounds, 0.5 assists per game over the six-contest tour... Opened tour with six points, four rebounds against Venezia club (5/20/01)... Grabbed five rebounds versus Alessandria club (5/24/01)... Notched eight points and a tour-high nine rebounds against the Chieti team (5/30/01)... Scored tour-high nine points against Palestrina team (5/31/01)...
2000-01: Played in 21 games as a freshman, starting six... Averaged 1.2 ppg and 1.2 rpg... Two rebounds, one assist at New Mexico (3/17/01) in second round of WNIT... Snagged one rebound versus Pepperdine (3/15/01) in first round of WNIT... Tallied five points and two assists against California (3/10/01)... Tied her season high with six points, three assists, two rebounds against Stanford (3/8/01)... Pulled down one rebound each at Oregon (3/3/01) and Oregon State (3/1/01)... Grabbed one rebound at Washington (2/8/01)... Pulled down two rebounds and had two assists against Oregon State (2/3/01)... Earned first collegiate start against Oregon (2/1/01), notching one rebound and one assist... Had one point and a steal against Washington (1/13/01)... Collected season-high six points to go with four rebounds against Washington State (1/11/01)... Grabbed two rebounds and had an assist at California (1/4/01)... Notched four points, four rebounds and a season-high 23 minutes at UPR-Mayaguez (12/20/00)... Played three minutes against Louisville (12/17/00)... Had two points against Fresno State (12/10/00)... Saw 15 minutes of action off the bench against Bowling Green (12/8/00) in the Arizona Basketball Classic... Had two points and three rebounds in that game... Played two minutes off the bench against Rice (11/28/00)... Had one rebound during collegiate debut at Notre Dame (11/20/00)... Had ankle surgery during preseason...Was cleared to play in early November...
High School: Third team All-Oregon selection as a senior at Newberg (Ore.) High School... Two-time team Most Valuable Player... Was a three-time All-Pac-8 selection, earning first team honors as a senior... Named Pac-8 Conference MVP after leading the league in scoring her entire senior year... Was the fifth-leading scorer in the state of Oregon... Averaged 19.8 points, 11 rebounds, four steals per game while leading Newberg to a 15-9 record and runner-up finish in the Pac-8... Played for the Oregon Sting club team, which was runner-up in the AAU State tournament... Was club's leading scorer and rebounder... Earned three letters in basketball and one as a jumper in track... Was also recruited by New Mexico, Xavier, Washington State and Portland State...
Personal: Born Jennifer Diane Chesney on Feb. 1, 1982... Daughter of Sharon Steinke... Has three older brothers — Johnny Chesney, Matt Steinke and Brent Steinke... Is majoring in communication... Spends her free time working on her game, because she "loves being in the gym".
CHESNEY'S CAREER HIGHS
Field Goals Made: 2 vs. Washington State (1/11/01)
Field Goals Attempted: 5, twice, last vs. Washington State (1/11/01)
Three-Point Field Goals Made: 1, twice, last vs. California (3/10/01)
Three-Point Field Goals Attempted: 3, twice, last vs. Stanford (3/8/01)
Free Throws Made: 3 vs. Stanford (3/8/01)
Free Throws Attempted: 4 vs. Stanford (3/8/01)
Points: 6, twice, last vs. Stanford (3/8/01)
Rebounds: 4, twice, last vs. Washington State (1/11/01)
Assists: 3 vs. Stanford (3/8/01)
Blocked Shots: none
Steals: 1 vs. Washington (1/13/01)
Minutes Played: 32 at Puerto Rico-Mayaguez (12/20/00)
CHESNEY'S CAREER STATS
Games Played: 21
Games Started: 6
Scoring Average: 1.2 ppg (26 points)
Rebounding Average: 1.2 rpg (25 rebounds)
Field Goal Percentage: .212 (7-33)
Three-Point Field Goal Percentage: .111 (2-18)
Free Throw Percentage: .833 (10-12)
Assists Average: 0.5 apg (10 assists)
Blocks Average: 0.0 bpg (0 blocks)
Steals Average: 0.0 spg (1 steal)
Minutes Played Average: 9.5 mpg (199 minutes)