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Clemson Lady Tigers To Honor Seniors on Thursday

Feb. 23, 2011

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CLEMSON, SC – The Clemson women’s basketball team (10-17, 3-9 ACC) will honor its four graduating players when they take on Wake Forest (12-16, 3-9 ACC) on Thursday at 7:00 pm in Littlejohn Coliseum. Sthefany Thomas, Bryelle Smith, Jasmine Tate, and Kirstyn Wright will all play their final game in Littlejohn and will be recognized in a ceremony before the game.

Fans of Clemson Athletics on Facebook will be able to print off a voucher for free admission, and admission for students is always free. Homeland Park Elementary is the features school at the game, and will sing the national anthem

Clemson defeated Wake Forest earlier this season, 77-73, in an overtime contest in Winston-Salem. The Tigers hold a 48-14 all-time lead in the series, including a 23-5 mark in Littlejohn.

The four seniors will try to go out with a bang, as Clemson owns a 23-11 all-time mark on senior days. Last season, the Tigers also played Wake Forest on senior day, winning 67-62.

This year’s senior class has made many contributions to the Lady Tiger Basketball program. They have combined to score more than 2584 points, grab 1298 rebounds, dish out 584 assists, and nab 362 steals in 8354 minutes played.

Clemson Lady Tigers (10-17, 3-9 ACC) vs. Wake Forest Demon Deacons (12-16, 3-9 ACC)

Date: Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011 Time: 7:00 PM ET Location: Littlejohn Coliseum – Clemson, SC

Broadcast Information:

Radio: WCCP-FM 104.9; WCCPFM.com (Dan Scott, )

Live Stats: ClemsonTigers.com

Live Video: TigerCast at Clemsontigers.com (Roy Philpott)

Quick Clemson Notes:

Head Coach Itoro Coleman is in her first season as a head coach. The 2000 graduate of Clemson was most recently at Penn State; Coleman is a two-time ACC Champion as a player (1996, 1999)

The Lady Tigers recorded a 2.78 GPA in the classroom in the fall, the best mark since 2007

Clemson has played against 8 ranked opponents, which is tied for the most of any ACC team

Coleman’s first recruiting haul has been ranked 33rd nationally by ESPN Hoopgurlz

The Tigers rank 2nd in the ACC in 3FGM/GM at 6.3 and third in 3FG% at .335

Clemson has made 162 three-pointers this season setting the school record for makes in a season

The Tigers rank fourth in the ACC with a 4.9 blocks per game average

Clemson defeated Wake Forest in Winston-Salem earlier in the season in overtime

The Lady Tigers are 10-2 when scoring more than 60 points in a game

Sthefany Thomas’ 62 3-pointers made this season rank 5th in Clemson history for a singles season; Her 2.35 3FG/GM average would be a school record if she can maintain the pace;

Lindsey Mason, who ranks 5th in the ACC in shot-blocking, had her first career dbl-dbl (13 pts, 12 reb) against VT

Jasmine Tate passed Itoro Coleman for 15th on the Clemson all-time rebounding list against VT; She has 551

Kirstyn Wright ranks 6th in Clemson history in 3-pointers made with 131

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