Courtesy of UR Athletics

1) What’s your major?

My major here at the University of Rochester is Financial Economics.

2) Why did you choose UR?

I chose the  University of Rochester for its great blend of academics and athletics, some that very few other schools offer.

3) When did you start playing basketball?

I’ve been playing basketball for as long as I can remember.

4) Why basketball?

Well, I come from North Carolina and basketball is essentially a part of everyone’s DNA there, everyone plays or watches.

5) Do you have a mentor who has helped you get where you are?

My dad would definitely have to be my biggest mentor. He always supported me and helped when I asked but never forced anything upon me.

6) What is the best advice a coach has given you?

The best advice that any coach has given me was to buy into the team concept.

7) What has been your favorite basketball moment this season?

This season’s favorite moment in my eyes was to be able to finish my career off with a win on Senior day.

8) What has been your favorite basketball moment at UR?

My favorite moment thus far at the University of Rochester was beating Brandeis to get the  NCAA Division III #1 ranking.

9) What advice do you have for incoming players?

My advice for any incoming players is to really treasure and enjoy every opportunity you get to play.

Chtchekine is a member of the class of 2016.

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