Joy Cheek

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Joy Cheek
Forward
Born(1988-06-25) June 25, 1988 (age 25)
Hyattsville, Maryland
NationalityAmerican
Height6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
CollegeDuke
Draft35th overall, 2010
Indiana Fever
WNBA career2010–2011
ProfileWNBA player profile
WNBA teams
Indiana Fever (2010)
Washington Mystics (2011)
 
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Joy Cheek
Forward
Born(1988-06-25) June 25, 1988 (age 25)
Hyattsville, Maryland
NationalityAmerican
Height6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
CollegeDuke
Draft35th overall, 2010
Indiana Fever
WNBA career2010–2011
ProfileWNBA player profile
WNBA teams
Indiana Fever (2010)
Washington Mystics (2011)

Joy Kristin Cheek (born June 25, 1988) is a former American professional women's basketball player in the WNBA and current Assistant Coach for the Ohio State Buckeyes women's basketball team.[1] Joy was born in Hyattsville, Maryland and attended South Mecklenburg High School in Charlotte, North Carolina.

She played college basketball at Duke University.[2] One of 26 former Duke standouts to register over 1,000 career points, Cheek played in 137 contests in her four years. A four-year letterwinner from 2007–10, she owns career averages of 8.4 points, 5.0 rebounds and 1.2 steals. As a senior, Cheek averaged 9.9 points, 5.9 rebounds, 1.5 steals and 1.3 assists as she started all 36 contests for the Blue Devils. She was named to the Memphis Regional All-Tournament team, All-ACC Tournament First Team, All-ACC Third Team and was a finalist for the Lowe’s Senior Class Award.

Cheek was the 35th overall selection in the 2010 WNBA Draft by the Indiana Fever, playing in seven contests for the Fever before traveling overseas to play in Leszno, Poland. After signing a brief contract with the Washington Mystics to open the 2011 WNBA season, Cheek was prepared to play in Spain before accepting a job at Duke University as an Assistant Coach. She held this position from 2011-2013.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "McGuff Names Klein, Cheek to Coaching Staff". Retrieved 20 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "Joy Cheek Bio - Duke University Blue Devils". Retrieved 19 January 2012. 
  3. ^ "Joy Cheek Returns as Assistant Coach". Retrieved 19 January 2012.