2011-12: Played in 31 games and made 17 starts ... Led team in
field goal percentage (.524) and finished third on team in rebounding (4.3) ...
Also averaged 4.9 points ... Tallied
eight points and added seven rebounds at Hofstra ... Scored five points and added eight rebounds
at William and Mary ... Poured in career high 12 points on 6-of-8 shooting
against William and Mary ... Tallied eight points and two rebounds versus No.
12 Delaware ... Poured in 10 points on 5-of-5 shooting at Towson ... Scored
eight points and added five rebounds at Northeastern ... Grabbed seven rebounds and added three points at
Delaware ... Notched eight points and added five rebounds against Northeastern
... Scored four points and added five rebounds versus Xavier ... Returned to
lineup against Charlotte and finished with 10 points and 10 rebounds for first
career double-double ... Also posted season-high three blocks ... Tallied six
points and added eight rebounds at Ohio ... Scored six points and added seven
rebounds against East Carolina ... Pulled down team-high six rebounds and added
four points at NC State ... Grabbed team-high eight rebounds and added eight
points versus Washington State ... Made UNCW debut against MTSU and finished
with six points and two rebounds.
2010-11 (Brunswick Community College): Averaged 13.2
points, 8.0 rebounds and 1.4 blocks per game ... Guided Dolphins to highest win
total in five seasons.
2009-10 (Tusculum College): Averaged 2.1 points
and 1.7 rebounds in guiding Pioneers to 23-10 overall record and NCAA Division
II Tournament Elite Eight appearance.
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year starter at
Croatan High School, leading the Cougars to back-to-back Coastal Plains titles
and three straight NCHSAA Class 2A State Championship appearances ... Three-time
All-Area and two-time All-Coastal Plains Conference team honoree ... Finished career
as the Cougars' career scoring and rebounding leader ... Averaged 18.6 points and
12.0 rebounds during her final three seasons with the program ... Member of
program's 1,000-point and 1,000-rebound club ... Also participated in volleyball and
track & field at Croatan.
PERSONAL: Full Name: Chelsea Jo McGowen ... Born
June 3, 1991, in Jacksonville, N.C., Daughter of Donna Cullipher and Keith
McGowen ... Majoring in Recreation Therapy.