24 - Chelsea Connelly
Chelsea Connelly
Height: 5-10
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Morganton, N.C.
High School: Freedom HS
Position: G
Major: Psychology
gp 27
pts/g 7.9
fg % 36.2
3pt % 28.0
ft % 62.9
reb/g 10.1
a/g 3.1

AS A JUNIOR (2012-13)
Named to Sunshine State Conference All-Tournament Team...Connelly played in a total of 27 games in her junior season, making starts in 25 of them…Averaged 7.9 points-per-game…Led the team with 272 rebounds for an average of 10.1 per game…Led the SSC in rebounding by a margin of over 2 ½ rebounds per contest…Led the Lions with 1.7 steals per game…Led the team with 0.7 blocks per game and 18 blocks on the season…Scored a season-high 20 points in the SSC Tournament Semi-final win over Tampa…Totaled eight double figure scoring games for the season….Registered a team-high five double-doubles which came on Nov. 10 against Ave Maria, Nov. 16 against UPR-Bayamon, Jan. 5 against Lynn, Feb. 27 against Eckerd, and Mar. 9 vs. Tampa…During the three-game span of the SSC tournament, Connelly grabbed 15 rebounds vs. Lynn, 16 rebounds vs. Tampa, and 11 rebounds vs. Rollins for a total of 46 rebounds and 15.3 per game…Named to the SSC All-Tournament Team. 

AS A SOPHOMORE (2011-12) 
Led team with five double-doubles including Barry twice (1/25/12) and (2/25/12), Eckerd (2/22/12), Lynn (12/31/11), and Maryville (12/28/11)…Second on the team with 77 made field goals…Averaged 8.3 points-per-game…Competed in team-best 33.4 minutes-per-game…Hauled-in team leading 201 rebounds (7.7 r/g)…Led team in blocks with 30 (1.2 b/g)…Compiled 33 steals (1.3 s/g)…Connected on 45-of-64 free throws (70.3 percent)…Set new career marks in points with 21 against Florida Southern (02/15/12), rebounds (14) at Tampa (1/4/12), as well as assists (4) and blocks (5) at Rollins (2/11/12). 

AS A FRESHMAN (2010-11)
Competed in 26-of-27 games…Started 14 contests …Averaged 19.8 minutes-per-game…Shot 32.0 percent from the floor…Averaged 4.4 points-per-game...Registered two double-figure scoring games…Scored a career-high 14 points against Nova Southeastern (02/05/11)…Averaged 2.9 rebounds-per-game…Secured a season-high seven boards at Rollins (02/12/11)…Amassed 23 steals…Assembled a season-high three steals against Palm Beach Atlantic (01/22/11)…Totaled 15 assists.

CAREER
A four year player at Freedom High School…In 2009 she was selected to All-District Second Team as well as All-Tournament Team…3-Time All-Conference Selection from 2008 to 2010…In 2010 she was selected SMAC 3-A Conference Player of the Year First Team, Conference Tournament Champion, Conference Tournament MVP, Christmas Tournament Champion, All-Tournament Team, Charlotte All Star Classic and was also selected to play in the East-West All Star Game…After four years her career stats included  223 total steals, 45 total three point baskets, 57 total blocks, and 1,520 points scored.

PERSONAL
Born on January 24 in Morganton, N.C.…Psychology major…Hobbies include playing basketball…Her career goals are to play overseas, as well as complete medical school and become a Psychiatrist…Believes her competitive drive is her best asset to the team…Names LeBron James as her favorite athlete...Names the Cleveland Cavaliers as her favorite team...Chose Saint Leo because of the great team and coach chemistry…Daughter of James Connelly and Nicole Sanders…Has two siblings, Nikolas and Nia.

Recent Games
Feb 20 Tampa L, 68-63
Feb 23 at Rollins L, 87-74
Feb 27 Eckerd L, 64-62
Mar 7 vs. Lynn W, 68-50
Mar 9 vs. Tampa W, 76-60
Mar 10 vs. Rollins L, 74-59
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 27 16
Games started 25 16
Minutes 948 571
Minutes per game 35.1 35.7
FG 80-221 46-133
FG Pct 36.2 34.6
3PT 14-50 9-31
3PT Pct 28.0 29.0
FT 39-62 22-34
FT Pct 62.9 64.7
Off rebounds 64 31
Def rebounds 208 112
Total rebounds 272 143
Rebounds per game 10.1 8.9
Personal fouls 66 44
Disqualifications 4 4
Assists 85 46
Turnovers 77 46
Assist to turnover ratio 1.1 1.0
Steals 45 26
Blocks 18 11
Points 213 123
Points per game 7.9 7.7
Points per 40 min 9.0 8.6
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 9 vs. Virginia Intermont W, 68-45 1 29 0-6 0.0 0-2 0.0 0-2 0.0 0
Nov 10 vs. Ave Maria L, 69-58 1 36 5-11 45.5 0-3 0.0 2-3 66.7 12
Nov 16 UPR-Bayamon W, 72-39 1 39 7-8 87.5 0-0 - 3-4 75.0 17
Nov 17 Lindenwood (MO) W, 73-66 1 37 3-8 37.5 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 6
Nov 21 Palm Beach Atl. L, 81-79 1 40 3-8 37.5 0-3 0.0 3-4 75.0 9
Nov 26 Warner University W, 92-43 1 24 1-6 16.7 0-1 0.0 1-2 50.0 3
Dec 1 Nova Southeastern W, 73-69 1 31 2-8 25.0 0-0 - 3-8 37.5 7
Dec 10 at Palm Beach Atl. L, 68-56 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 19 at Valdosta St. L, 69-64 - - - - - - - - -
Dec 29 Ursuline W, 60-55 - 31 1-10 10.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 4
Dec 30 Trevecca Nazarene L, 64-51 - 25 2-7 28.6 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 4
Jan 5 Lynn L, 68-51 1 38 5-14 35.7 1-3 33.3 2-3 66.7 13
Jan 9 Fla. Southern W, 56-46 1 31 3-7 42.9 1-2 50.0 3-4 75.0 10
Jan 12 at Barry L, 81-68 1 36 3-12 25.0 2-5 40.0 3-4 75.0 11
Jan 16 at Tampa W, 64-44 1 39 1-5 20.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Jan 19 Florida Tech L, 74-62 1 39 2-7 28.6 0-1 0.0 1-2 50.0 5
Jan 23 at Eckerd W, 53-47 1 38 2-8 25.0 1-3 33.3 2-2 100.0 7
Jan 26 Rollins W, 52-48 1 37 2-8 25.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 4
Feb 2 at Nova Southeastern L, 78-63 1 35 3-7 42.9 1-4 25.0 1-2 50.0 8
Feb 6 at Lynn L, 68-58 1 31 5-9 55.6 2-3 66.7 0-0 - 12
Feb 9 Barry L, 66-58 1 36 1-7 14.3 0-3 0.0 5-5 100.0 7
Feb 13 at Fla. Southern W, 66-59 1 34 1-8 12.5 0-2 0.0 0-2 0.0 2
Feb 16 at Florida Tech W, 72-70 1 35 4-5 80.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 8
Feb 20 Tampa L, 68-63 1 43 4-14 28.6 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 8
Feb 23 at Rollins L, 87-74 1 34 2-6 33.3 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 4
Feb 27 Eckerd L, 64-62 1 34 6-8 75.0 1-1 100.0 2-2 100.0 15
Mar 7 vs. Lynn W, 68-50 1 38 2-8 25.0 1-2 50.0 1-2 50.0 6
Mar 9 vs. Tampa W, 76-60 1 40 7-9 77.8 3-3 100.0 3-7 42.9 20
Mar 10 vs. Rollins L, 74-59 1 38 3-7 42.9 1-3 33.3 2-2 100.0 9
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 9 vs. Virginia Intermont W, 68-45 1 29 2 5 7 7 4 1.8 6 0 0 0
Nov 10 vs. Ave Maria L, 69-58 1 36 6 8 14 2 1 2.0 5 0 3 0
Nov 16 UPR-Bayamon W, 72-39 1 39 9 7 16 4 4 1.0 0 3 1 0
Nov 17 Lindenwood (MO) W, 73-66 1 37 2 12 14 0 4 0.0 0 1 2 0
Nov 21 Palm Beach Atl. L, 81-79 1 40 2 5 7 6 2 3.0 1 0 4 0
Nov 26 Warner University W, 92-43 1 24 1 7 8 5 2 2.5 2 0 1 0
Dec 1 Nova Southeastern W, 73-69 1 31 0 10 10 1 3 0.3 0 1 3 0
Dec 10 at Palm Beach Atl. L, 68-56 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 19 at Valdosta St. L, 69-64 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 29 Ursuline W, 60-55 - 31 4 9 13 1 1 1.0 2 3 3 0
Dec 30 Trevecca Nazarene L, 64-51 - 25 3 1 4 1 3 0.3 0 0 2 0
Jan 5 Lynn L, 68-51 1 38 2 8 10 2 2 1.0 2 1 2 0
Jan 9 Fla. Southern W, 56-46 1 31 2 7 9 3 5 0.6 2 0 5 1
Jan 12 at Barry L, 81-68 1 36 7 4 11 5 3 1.7 1 0 2 0
Jan 16 at Tampa W, 64-44 1 39 2 6 8 7 3 2.3 2 0 1 0
Jan 19 Florida Tech L, 74-62 1 39 3 9 12 4 4 1.0 4 2 2 0
Jan 23 at Eckerd W, 53-47 1 38 1 5 6 2 3 0.7 3 1 1 0
Jan 26 Rollins W, 52-48 1 37 2 14 16 3 4 0.8 1 1 2 0
Feb 2 at Nova Southeastern L, 78-63 1 35 1 5 6 3 4 0.8 1 0 1 0
Feb 6 at Lynn L, 68-58 1 31 1 6 7 3 4 0.8 1 0 5 1
Feb 9 Barry L, 66-58 1 36 2 7 9 3 2 1.5 1 3 1 0
Feb 13 at Fla. Southern W, 66-59 1 34 1 4 5 3 0 - 2 1 2 0
Feb 16 at Florida Tech W, 72-70 1 35 1 7 8 1 5 0.2 2 1 5 1
Feb 20 Tampa L, 68-63 1 43 6 7 13 2 3 0.7 2 0 5 1
Feb 23 at Rollins L, 87-74 1 34 0 3 3 3 0 - 0 0 4 0
Feb 27 Eckerd L, 64-62 1 34 0 10 10 1 1 1.0 2 0 3 0
Mar 7 vs. Lynn W, 68-50 1 38 1 15 16 5 6 0.8 2 0 1 0
Mar 9 vs. Tampa W, 76-60 1 40 1 16 17 7 0 - 1 0 3 0
Mar 10 vs. Rollins L, 74-59 1 38 2 11 13 1 4 0.2 0 0 2 0
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
2012-13 27 25 35.1 3.0-8.2 36.2 0.5-1.9 28.0 1.4-2.3 62.9 7.9
Total 27 25 35.1 3.0-8.2 36.2 0.5-1.9 28.0 1.4-2.3 62.9 7.9
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
2012-13 27 25 948 80-221 36.2 14-50 28.0 39-62 62.9 213
Total 27 25 948 80-221 36.2 14-50 28.0 39-62 62.9 213
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
2012-13 27 25 35.1 2.4 7.7 10.1 2.4 0.1 3.1 2.9 1.1 1.7 0.7
Total 27 25 35.1 2.4 7.7 10.1 2.4 0.1 3.1 2.9 1.1 1.7 0.7
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
2012-13 27 25 948 64 208 272 66 4 85 77 1.1 45 18
Total 27 25 948 64 208 272 66 4 85 77 1.1 45 18
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 27 25 35.1 3.0-8.2 36.2 0.5-1.9 28.0 1.4-2.3 62.9 7.9
Conference 16 16 35.7 2.9-8.3 34.6 0.6-1.9 29.0 1.4-2.1 64.7 7.7
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -

Home 14 12 34.6 3.0-8.6 35.0 0.2-1.4 15.8 1.8-2.6 69.4 8.0
Away 8 8 35.2 2.6-7.5 35.0 0.8-2.2 33.3 0.8-1.2 60.0 6.8
Neutral 5 5 36.2 3.4-8.2 41.5 1.0-2.6 38.5 1.6-3.2 50.0 9.4

Wins 14 13 34.5 2.6-7.4 34.6 0.4-1.2 35.3 1.3-2.5 51.4 6.9
Losses 13 12 35.8 3.4-9.0 37.6 0.6-2.5 24.2 1.6-2.1 77.8 9.0

November 6 6 34.2 3.2-7.8 40.4 0.0-1.7 0.0 1.5-2.5 60.0 7.8
December 3 1 29.0 1.7-8.3 20.0 0.0-0.3 0.0 1.7-3.3 50.0 5.0
January 7 7 36.9 2.6-8.7 29.5 0.7-2.1 33.3 1.6-2.1 73.3 7.4
February 8 8 35.2 3.2-8.0 40.6 0.5-2.0 25.0 1.0-1.4 72.7 8.0
March 3 3 38.7 4.0-8.0 50.0 1.7-2.7 62.5 2.0-3.7 54.5 11.7
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 27 25 948 80-221 36.2 14-50 28.0 39-62 62.9 213
Conference 16 16 571 46-133 34.6 9-31 29.0 22-34 64.7 123
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0

Home 14 12 485 42-120 35.0 3-19 15.8 25-36 69.4 112
Away 8 8 282 21-60 35.0 6-18 33.3 6-10 60.0 54
Neutral 5 5 181 17-41 41.5 5-13 38.5 8-16 50.0 47

Wins 14 13 483 36-104 34.6 6-17 35.3 18-35 51.4 96
Losses 13 12 465 44-117 37.6 8-33 24.2 21-27 77.8 117

November 6 6 205 19-47 40.4 0-10 0.0 9-15 60.0 47
December 3 1 87 5-25 20.0 0-1 0.0 5-10 50.0 15
January 7 7 258 18-61 29.5 5-15 33.3 11-15 73.3 52
February 8 8 282 26-64 40.6 4-16 25.0 8-11 72.7 64
March 3 3 116 12-24 50.0 5-8 62.5 6-11 54.5 35
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 27 25 35.1 2.4 7.7 10.1 2.4 0.1 3.1 2.9 1.1 1.7 0.7
Conference 16 16 35.7 1.9 7.0 8.9 2.8 0.2 2.9 2.9 1.0 1.6 0.7
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 14 12 34.6 2.7 8.1 10.8 2.6 0.1 2.6 2.9 0.9 1.4 1.1
Away 8 8 35.2 1.8 5.0 6.8 2.6 0.2 3.4 2.8 1.2 1.5 0.4
Neutral 5 5 36.2 2.4 11.0 13.4 1.8 0.0 4.4 3.0 1.5 2.8 0.0

Wins 14 13 34.5 2.1 8.9 10.9 2.1 0.1 3.5 3.1 1.1 1.8 0.9
Losses 13 12 35.8 2.7 6.5 9.2 2.8 0.2 2.8 2.5 1.1 1.5 0.5

November 6 6 34.2 3.7 7.3 11.0 1.8 0.0 4.0 2.8 1.4 2.3 0.7
December 3 1 29.0 2.3 6.7 9.0 2.7 0.0 1.0 2.3 0.4 0.7 1.3
January 7 7 36.9 2.7 7.6 10.3 2.1 0.1 3.7 3.4 1.1 2.1 0.7
February 8 8 35.2 1.5 6.1 7.6 3.2 0.4 2.4 2.4 1.0 1.4 0.6
March 3 3 38.7 1.3 14.0 15.3 2.0 0.0 4.3 3.3 1.3 1.0 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 27 25 948 64 208 272 66 4 85 77 1.1 45 18
Conference 16 16 571 31 112 143 44 4 46 46 1.0 26 11
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 14 12 485 38 113 151 36 2 36 40 0.9 19 15
Away 8 8 282 14 40 54 21 2 27 22 1.2 12 3
Neutral 5 5 181 12 55 67 9 0 22 15 1.5 14 0

Wins 14 13 483 29 124 153 30 2 49 44 1.1 25 12
Losses 13 12 465 35 84 119 36 2 36 33 1.1 20 6

November 6 6 205 22 44 66 11 0 24 17 1.4 14 4
December 3 1 87 7 20 27 8 0 3 7 0.4 2 4
January 7 7 258 19 53 72 15 1 26 24 1.1 15 5
February 8 8 282 12 49 61 26 3 19 19 1.0 11 5
March 3 3 116 4 42 46 6 0 13 10 1.3 3 0