Chantelle Denise Anderson

Chantelle Anderson was born January 22, 1981 in Loma Linda, California. She is a professional basketball player in the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA.), Wearing number 7, Chantelle plays for the San Antonia Silver Stars. Her nickname was Chan. Chantelle is the daughter of Paul and Nylene Anderson, and has three sisters. She played at Vanco Hudson Bay High School in Vancouver, Washington. Chantelle was announced U.S.A. Today’s 1999 Player of the Year in Washington. Chantelle graduated from Vanderbilt University in 2003, she was Vanderbilt’s all-time lead scorer with 2,604 points. She was named to the All-American team in 2001. Anderson was a member of gold medal winning U.S. basketball Jones Cup team in 2000. She earned her second M.V.P. honors in 2001. In her WNBA career highlights Anderson was selected 2nd overall by the Sacramento Monarchs in the 2003 WNBA draft. She spent the 2003 and 2004 season with the Monarchs as a utility player. On May 18, 2005 the Monarchs traded her to the San Antonio Silver Star. During the 2004 and 2005 WNBA off-season, Anderson played for USVO in Valenciennes Cedex, France. She averaged 9.7 points and rebounds per game. We think Chantelle is a great WNBA player. We really want to go to one of her games.

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By Jason and Brandon, fourth grade, 2007

last edited 05/15/2007