NAME: Chelsea Tolliver
COACH’S QUOTE – "Chelsea is a very driven person. She is not afraid to put in the work needed to be the best in the classroom or on the court. She does not like to be second-best at anything." – Jeff Stowers, Basketball Coach
SCHOOL: Simon Kenton
GRADUATING YEAR: 2009
GREATEST ACHIEVEMENT: Setting girls' basketball career scoring record
HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 5'5"-120 lbs.
RESIDENCE: Morning View, KY
PARENTS: Mike & Tammy
BIGGEST INFLUENCE: Varsity assistant coach Brenden Stowers
FUTURE GOAL: Attend college and continue playing basketball
MVP ACCOMPLISHMENTS: This senior is an outstanding student-athlete for the 32nd district champions, a McDonalds' basketball All-American nominee who this season became the all-time scorer in Simon Kenton school history with 2,000+ career points. Playing varsity since the 8th grade, Chelsea (a guard) averaged 17 points a game last season for the district and regional (1st ever) champs. She has won numerous honors, including being named district tournament MVP twice and 1st team all-region three times. She continues putting up numbers this season, with 30 points vs. Lexington Catholic, 29 points vs. Highlands, 28 vs. Scott and 26 vs. Conner. Very active in community service and an academic superstar with a 4.0 GPA, Chelsea has not yet selected a college, but will play at the next level. Her favorite athlete is Michael Jordan, favorite entertainer is Dane Cook, favorite movie is Coach Carter and most-like-to-meet is Channing Tatum.
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