Nate Chappell Athlete Profile

#32 Nate Chappell

Position: Guard Height: 6-1 Weight: 195 Roster Years: 1998-1999 Hometown: Orem, UT Last School: Utah Valley State

Personal

Parents are Carl and Susan ... is a world-class ping-pong player ... went on an LDS Church mission to South Korea ... International Business major.
Chappell Extras:
Nickname: 206
Athletics in the Family: Father ran track for Utah and BYU
Chappell on coaching staff: I respect Coach Cleveland's honesty to his players. Everyone on the coaching staff is a great person and has an excellent knowledge of the game and offers a lot of encouragment.
Chappell on BYU: I really like the whole atmosphere at BYU.
What is the best part of your game: Penetrating
Who is the best player you have played against: Ed Gray
Who has influenced you the most: My father
Favorite NBA team: Utah Jazz
Basketball dream team: John Stockton, Michael Jordan, Larry Bird, Shaquille O'Neil, Dennis Rodman
Favorite Sports Hero: Deion Sanders
Favorite Non-Sports Hero: Hong Byung Sik
Favorite Number: 31
Favorite hobby: ping-pong
Few people know that... I can't lose at ping-pong
Before a game I... listen to music
Team I would most like to beat on TV: North Carolina
Most memorable basketball moment: Making winning bucket against College of Southern Idaho
As a kid, I dreamed of... playing college basketball
In 20 years, I will ... be a successful businessman

Before BYU

Played for BYU assistant coach Dave Rose at Dixie College as a freshman...averaged 11.4 points and 3.2 assists for Rose's 23-8 Rebels ... personal best 28 points against league champion College of Southern Idaho. Transfered to Utah Valley State College after his mission ... played in all 31 games ... averaged 10.7 points, 4.6 rebounds and 2.8 assists ... Dean's List student ... coached by Jeff Reinert.
Graduated from Mountain View High School in 1994 and averaged 16 points as a senior ... high school athlete of the year ... lettered in basketball, football and track and was all-region in all three sports...all state in basketball and a McDonald's All-American nominee ... coached by Kline Adams.