April 10, 1986 |
|Listed height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Listed weight||180 lb (82 kg)|
|High school||San Diego (San Diego, California)|
|WNBA draft||2008 / Round: 3 / Pick: 30th overall|
|Selected by the Minnesota Lynx|
|2014||New York Liberty|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at WNBA.com|
Born in Oceanside, California, Houston played high school basketball at San Diego High from 2000–2004, where she set the California state scoring record of 3,837 points. After becoming the first in her family to graduate high school in 2004, Houston signed a letter of intent to play college basketball at UConn. Houston graduated in 2008 with a degree in sociology.
Houston was a member of the USA Women's U18 team which won the gold medal at the FIBA Americas Championship in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico. The event was held in August 2004, when the USA team defeated Puerto Rico to win the championship. Houston helped the team win the gold medal, scoring 10.4 points per game.
University of Connecticut statistics
|Charde Houston Statistics at University of Connecticut|
Awards and achievements
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- "Liberty sign Charde Houston". ESPN.com. Associated Press. June 23, 2014. Retrieved June 25, 2014.
- "Fifth Women's Junior World Championship Qualifying Team -- 2004". USA Basketball. February 20, 2014. Archived from the original on September 12, 2015. Retrieved October 20, 2015.
- "Fifteenth Pan American Games -- 2007". USA Basketball. November 19, 2010. Archived from the original on September 7, 2015. Retrieved 15 October 2015.
- "UConn Media Guide" (PDF). p. 142. Retrieved 2009-06-19.