Natalie Chou

  • Guard
  • 6-1
  • 160
  • Plano West Senior High School (2016)
  • Plano, Texas

USA Basketball Notes

  • Gold Medals: 2014 FIBA U17 World Championship.
  • Member of the 2014 USA Basketball U17 World Championship Team that posted a perfect 7-0 record and captured the gold medal at the 2014 FIBA U17 World Championship in the Czech Republic. Saw action in all seven games; averaged 1.9 ppg. and 1.4 rpg.
  • Took first place as a member of Defend in the 2014 USA Basketball 3x3 U18 National Championship with an 8-0 record.
  • Participated in the 2013 USA Basketball Women’s U16 National Team Trials.

High School Honors

  • Texas Association of Basketball Coaches Class 5A all-state first team (2014).
  • District Offensive Player of the Year (2014).

High School Notes

  • Has played two varsity seasons at Plano West Senior High School in Plano, Texas.
  • As a sophomore in 2013-14, averaged 17.0 ppg. to help her team to a 30-6 record.
  • As a freshman in 2012-13 helped her team to a 36-4 record and third-in-state finish.

Personal Notes

  • Born on Dec. 22, 1997, in Beaumont, Texas, to mother Quanli Li and father Joseph Qiu; has one sister, Tingting Qui (19).
  • Started playing basketball when she was in the second grade. Favorite sport other than basketball: Ping pong.
  • Favorite foods: Pasta and pizza.
  • Favorite class: English.
  • Favorite basketball player: Kevin Durant.
  • Favorite basketball team: Oklahoma City Thunder.
  • Favorite Olympian: Kevin Durant.
  • Most played song: “Oblivion” by Bastille.
  • Must have pregame meal or snack: Pasta.
  • One piece of clothing you cannot live without: Vans.
  • Top four movies: She’s The Man, A Walk To Remember, I Am Number Four and The Avengers.
  • Best player you have faced: Ariel Atkins -- freshman and sophomore year. Great leader, great team player.
  • Is right handed and wears No. 23 because of Michael Jordan, my favorite player.
  • Away from the court enjoys: Music and reading books.
  • The most interesting place you have visited: Beijing, China,