Gold Medals: 2014 FIBA World Championship, 2011 World University Games, 2009 FIBA U19 World Championship, 2008 FIBA Americas U18 Championship.
Bronze Medal: 2007 USA Youth Development Festival.
Is 32-4 in USA Basketball games played.
2017-20 USA National Team: Participated in the USA’s winter 2018 training camp in Columbia, South Carolina; accepted an invitation to the 2017 USA Women's National Team training camp Sept. 30-Oct. 2 in Santa Barbara, California, but advanced to the WNBA Finals and was not available to participate.
A member of the 2014-16 USA National Team and participated in USA minicamps in February 2016 and May 2015.
Named as a finalist for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Basketball Team on Jan. 25, 2016.
Member of the 2014 USA World Championship Team that compiled a 6-0 mark and claimed gold in Istanbul; aided the team to a 4-1 record in exhibition play.
First participated with the USA National Team during the October 2013 minicamp.
Member of the 2011 USA World University Games Team that finished with a 6-0 record and won gold in Shenzhen, China.
The youngest member of the 2010 USA Select Team that trained with and scrimmaged against the 2010 USA National Team in Connecticut in April 2010.
Member of the a 2009 USA Basketball Women's U19 World Championship Team that earned an 8-1 mark en route to the gold medal in Bangkok, Thailand; scored 22 points and hauled in 20 rebounds as the U.S. downed Spain 87-71 in the gold medal game and was named tournament MVP.
Member of the 2008 USA U18 National Team that went 5-0 and won the gold medal at the 2008 FIBA Americas U18 Championship in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Helped the USA Red Team to a 3-2 record and bronze medal at the 2007 USA Youth Development Festival.
During her first seven seasons in LA, the Sparks posted a
149-89 (.626) regular season record, a
16-15 (.516) mark in postseason play and captured the 2016 WNBA championship.
Competed five seasons in the EuroLeague, first for CCC Polkowice (Poland) in 2012-13, and since 2014-15 has played for Dynamo Kursk (Russia), where she helped her team capture the 2017 EuroLeague championship
In her four years, the Cardinal posted a 137-12 overall record (.919), captured four Pacific-10/12 Conference regular season crowns and four Pac-10/12 Tournament titles, advanced to four NCAA Final Fours and played in the 2010 championship game.
NCAA All-Final Four (2010), NCAA Regional Most Outstanding Player (2010, 2011, 2012).
Wade Trophy and Naismith Award finalist (2011, 2012).
John R. Wooden All-American and John R. Wooden Award finalist (2010, 2011, 2012).
Associated Press All-America first team (2012) and second team (2011), USBWA All-American (2010, 2011, 2012) and WBCA All-American (2011).
Pac-10/12 Player of the Year (2010, 2012), All-Pac-10/12 (2010, 2011, 2012), Pac-10/12 Tournament MVP (2010, 2011, 2012), Pac-10/12 All-Tournament Team (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012), Pac-10/12 All-Defensive honorable mention (2011, 2012) and Pac-10/12 All-Freshman Team (2009).
Hails from Cypress, Texas, and goes by "Nneka."
Daughter of Ify and Peter Ogwumike; has three younger sisters, Chiney, Chisom and Erinma.
Sister Chiney has won gold medals on the 2012 USA 3x3 World Championship, 2011 USA World University and 2010 USA U18 National teams.
She and her sister Chiney have partnered with the U.S. Fund for UNICEF to support UNICEF’s efforts in Nigeria with three goals: to engage American girls basketball players in community service, raise awareness among Americans about what is happening right now in Nigeria and Raise money for UNICEF Nigeria's emergency fund that will help to support programs such as girls education and girls empowerment among other critical initiatives protecting and saving the lives of children.
Relative, Gabe Muoneke, has played for the Nigerian National Team, the NBDL and several NBA summer league teams.
Attended Cy-Fair High School (Texas), where in her three varsity seasons Cy-Fair posted a 108-2 overall record and a 50-0 district slate; compiled 2,204 points, 1,287 rebounds, 172 assists, 262 steals and 133 blocked shots in her three years; did not play varsity as a freshman.
Parade Magazine co-National Player of the Year (2008).
McDonald's and WBCA All-American (2008).
Gatorade Girls National Basketball Player of the Year (2008) and Gatorade Texas Player of the Year (2007, 2008).