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Conley Chinn



Chinn is pursuing a degree in psychology at Belmont and carries a perfect 4.0 GPA. Once she has graduated, Chinn plans to enroll in medical school and become a surgeon.

She was recently awarded with the OVC Scholar-Athlete Award and was one of only six to earn the honor. Chinn was named a 2020-21 CoSIDA Academic All-American and earned DI-AAA Scholar-Athlete of the Year honors as well.

In addition, Chinn has been selected to the OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll three times, OVC Academic Medal of Honor three times, and Belmont Dean’s List eight times. She was inducted into Belmont’s Alpha Chi Honor Society and the Psi Chi Honor Society in 2019.


In her time at Belmont, Chinn has demonstrated a natural ability to lead the program in all facets. The Bruins’ success is a direct result of her consistent contributions on both ends of the floor, along with her ability to lead and positively impact her teammates. Chinn combines the highest levels of character and leadership while also being one of the most productive players in the conference. She displays a maturity, intelligence, and a team-first attitude all the time.

Chinn is now a two-time team captain for the Bruins because of her leadership. She gives her whole heart to her service, role as a leader, and devotion to inspire her teammates. One of Chinn’s professors recently said that what separates her from others is that she cares about the success of others as much as she cares about her own.


Chinn is currently serving as the Vice President on Belmont’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee. She is also the Chair for the SAAC Community Service Committee, where she is helping spearhead department wide community service efforts. Chinn has been a member of the SAAC for three years.

In addition, Chinn is engaged the Psychology Club and Belmont’s Best Buddies Club. With the Best Buddies Club, she serves as the liaison for the athletic department. She is engaged in The Hidden Opponent (Campus) Captain, which aims to breakdown the stigma of mental health amongst student-athletes as well.

Chinn also volunteers with Beset Buddies of Tennessee, Cross Point Church, Harvest Hands, People Loving Nashville, and the St. Bernard School.


Chinn has started each of the Bruins’ last 47 games and has been on three NCAA Tournament teams during her five-year Belmont career. A part of six total OVC titles, including regular season and tournament championships, Chinn led the team in rebounding (4.8 RPG) and was second on the team and 13th in the conference in scoring (12.8 PPG) last season. She once again leads the Bruins in rebounding this year (4.9 RPG) and has scored at least nine points on eight different occasions.

A preseason All-OVC selection, Chinn was named to the 2020-21 All-OVC First Team and has reached double figures 37 times over her three-plus playing seasons.

Across four seasons of action she has helped lead Belmont to 79 victories and her record in conference play is a remarkable 52-8. Chinn is nearing both 1,000 points and 500 rebounds for her career.