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Women’s Basketball Players Named All-ACC

Mar. 2, 1998

CLEMSON, S.C.-Clemson women’s basketball players Amy Geren and Itoro Umoh were named All-Atlantic Coast Conference as announced by the Atlantic Coast Sports Writers Association Monday. Geren was named to the first team, while Umoh was named to the second team. Both players are juniors and play the position of guard on Clemson’s nationally ranked team.

Geren is the Lady Tigers leading scorer with a 13.8 ppg. average. This season, she is 89-101 from the free throw line for a .881 average. She is also 68-164 from the three point range for a .415 figure. She leads the ACC in free throw pct. (.881), most three-point field goals per game (2.2), and free throw pct. (.881). She is the only player to lead the conference in three categories.

Umoh is Clemson’s second leading scorer with a 11.9 ppg. average. She also leads the team in assists (129) and steals (73). She has started every game for the Lady Tigers this season. Umoh is fifth on the Clemson career list for most steals with 201. She is also 14th on the Clemson career list for most assists with 270.

Both players are approaching the 1,000 point mark. Itoro Umoh is 17th on the Clemson career list for most points scored with 982. Geren is 18th among Clemson’s all-time scorers with 953 points. Geren is Clemson’s all-time leader in free throw pct. with a .846 pct.

Clemson has a 24-7 record this season and is awaiting word on a NCAA bid. The NCAA Field will be announced at 7:30 p.m. Sunday night on ESPN.

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