|23 Bryelle Smith|
Almost 60 current and former student-athletes will take part in graduation ceremonies
Strong Finish Spurs Optimism for 2012-13
Junior Britny Edwards Moves into Sole Possession of 10th Place on the Single-Season Blocks Chart
Pirates and Golden Eagles Close Regular Season in Greenville
Junior's Lone Three-Pointer of the Day Lifts the Pirates over the Herd
As a Redshirt Junior (2010-11): Amassed a team-high 99 assists while averaging 4.4 points and 2.3 rebounds per game ... Was one of just two players on the Clemson roster who averaged at least double-digit minutes to sport a positive assist-turnover ratio and she did so all three campaigns in a Tiger uniform ... Started 26 of Clemson's 30 contests last season, scoring 10 points twice against league foes N.C. State and Wake Forest and finished ranked 12th in assists among all ACC players.
As a Redshirt Sophomore (2009-10): Went 2-for-5 from three-point range against Hofstra to go along with six points and three assists ... Scored 16 points on 4-for-8 shooting, including four three-point field goals, in the Tigers' win at Ohio before netting 12 with a trio of threes in a win over N.C. State ... Other standout performances from the campaign included a 10-point, six-rebound, five-assist effort against Charleston Southern and an eight-point, seven-assist, six-rebound showing in a contest with USC-Upstate.
As a Redshirt Freshman (2008-09): Played all 31 games after sitting out an entire season due to a knee injury sustained against Maine in the 2007-08 season opener ... Started 11 games, averaging 14 minutes a contest ... Was the squad's most accurate three-point shooter, nailing 22 of 58 attempts for a .379 percentage ... Also posted the highest free throw mark, making 16 of 17 tries ... Tallied 44 assists and 14 steals during the year and averaged 3.9 points and 1.4 rebounds per game ... Best effort of the regular season was against No. 2 North Carolina, helping Clemson nearly pull off the upset of the Tar Heels ... In that contest, she totaled 17 points with a 4-for-6 performance from beyond the arc and made a pair of two-point field goals to go along with four rebounds, two assists and a steal ... Had another successful day against North Carolina in the quarterfinals of the ACC Tournament, leading Clemson with 13 points ... Hit a trio of three-pointers in that contest, the only other time she made more than two in a game ... Scored in double figures with 10 in the overtime win against Northwestern in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge ... That followed an eight-point performance against Washington in the championship game of the Husky Classic in Seattle ... Recorded six assists, her season high, as Clemson won the tournament ... Was the team's second-leading scorer against top-10-ranked Duke with eight points; also had two steals in the game ... Named the Newcomer-of-the-Year and received the Best Free Throw Percentage Award at the team's annual post-season banquet.
As a Freshman (2007-08): Did not compete due to a medical redshirt.
At Cary Academy: Was a four-year letterwinner at Cary Academy, leading the team to conference titles in the 2005-06 and 2006-07 seasons ... Paced the Chargers to the championship game of the North Carolina Independent Schools Athletic Association Tournament in 2006 ... Was a four-time all-conference selection and was named the league's player-of-the-year in 2007 to go along with NCISAA all-state honors in 2007 ... That same year, was invited to play on the Charlotte All-Star Team and earned a McDonald's All-America nomination ... Holds Cary Academy career records for assists with 445 and three-point field goals made with 169 while ranking first in school history with 151 assists in a single season, 61 three-point field goals made and 138 steals - all during the 2006-07 season ... Owns Cary's top marks for a single game with nine assists in 2005, 12 free throws made in 2005, seven three-point field goals made in 2005 and 14 steals in 2007.
Personal: Born March 17, 1989 ... Majored in parks, recreation and tourism management at Clemson.