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#00 Delicia Washington

Delicia Washington - Women's Basketball - Clemson University Athletics
Position:
Guard
Height:
5-10
Class:
Graduate
Hometown:
Macclenny, Fla.
High School:
Baker County
BIO

Delicia Washington graduated in May 2021 with an undergraduate degree in Pan African Studies. She finished her two-year Clemson career as one of the most decorated players in school history, becoming the first Tiger to be named All-ACC twice in her career since 2009-10 (Lele Hardy). She finished her Clemson career averaging 16.8 ppg (4th in Clemson history) and 6.2 rebounds. She also shot .447 from the floor for Clemson and .281 from three (.107 in 2020-21 -> .353 in 2021-22). She finished her collegiate career (2016-2019, Florida; 2020-2022 Clemson) averaging 13.0 ppg, 6.8 rpg and shooting .409 from the floor. 

2021-22: Graduate

  • First Team All-ACC (Blue Ribbon Panel); Second Team All-ACC (Coaches)
  • Two-time ACC Player of the Week (Feb. 7, 14)
  • Second Team All-ACC Tournament
  • Led Clemson in scoring (17.2 ppg), shooting percentage (.461), rebounding (6.4 rpg), assists (90), steals (63) and minutes per game (31.8)
  • Scoring average was highest for a Tiger since 2002-2003 (Chrissy Floyd)
  • First Clemson player to be named First Team All-ACC since 2004 (Lakeia Stokes)
  • First Clemson player in history to win back-to-back ACC Player of the Week awards
  • First Clemson player to win ACC Player of the Week twice in one season since 2003-04 (Lakeia Stokes)
  • Second All-ACC Tournament player under Amanda Butler (second since 2002)
  • Scored a career-high 40 points against Georgia Tech (Feb. 13), first 40-point game by a Tiger since 1982; only Clemson player not named Barbara Kennedy to score 40 in a game
  • Turned in five double-doubles (15/12 vs Penn State; 23/11 vs UNF; 12/10 vs #21 LSU; 12/10 vs Dayton; 33/11 vs Syracuse [ACCT])
  • Produced 24 double-digit scoring games, with nine games of 20+ and two games of 30+
  • In conference play, averaged 18.8 points per game, 5.6 rebounds per game and shot .458 from beyond the arc.
  • Hit 16 threes in the month of February (8 in November, December, January and March combined) after hitting just three in all of 2020-21.
  • Finished her two-year Clemson career without ever fouling out of a game.
  • Scored 33 points against Syracuse in the first round of the ACC Tournament, three off Clemson and the ACC’s record of 36 points, set by Barbara Kennedy in 1981.
  • Missed one game with COVID (vs NC State) and despite playing limited minutes (21) the following game vs North Carolina, she turned in 16 points and 7 rebounds.
  • Named Preseason All-ACC (Blue Ribbon Panel; Coaches)
  • Played a fifth season as a result of COVID-19 relief provided by the NCAA

2020-21: RS Senior

  • Second Team All-ACC (Blue Ribbon Panel; Coaches)
  • ACC All-Academic Team
  • Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll
  • WNIT All-Region Team (Charlotte regional)
  • Led Clemson in scoring (16.4 ppg), assists (88) and minutes per game (27.2), second in rebounding (6.0 rpg)
  • Scoring average was highest for a Tiger since 2003-04 (Lakeia Stokes, 17.0 ppg)
  • Produced 23 double-digit scoring games, including a season-high 33 points against Florida State.
  • Missed one game due to an ankle injury, but scored in double-figures in each game following her return on Dec. 17 (19 games)
  • Turned in two double-doubles (10/11 vs Georgia Tech; 17/11 vs Syracuse)
  • Finished the season going 14-14 from the FT line in Clemson’s final game vs Delaware

2019-20: Redshirt season

  • Sat out due to NCAA transfer rules
  • Named to ACC Academic Honor Roll

Before Clemson:

  • Played three seasons at the University of Florida
  • Named the SEC Co-Freshman of the Year (2016-17) under then-head coach Amanda Butler
  • Averaged 11.1 points and 5.4 rebounds with 51 assists and 41 steals in her freshman campaign
  • Recorded the third triple-double in Florida program history in 2017-18 (12 points, 12 rebounds, 10 assists)
  • Finished the 2018-19 season averaging 10.5 points and 7.6 rebounds
  • Totaled 16 double-digit scoring games and five double-doubles as a junior

High School:

  • First player from Baker County High School to play Division I basketball
  • 2015 and 2016 First Team Florida Association of Basketball Coaches All-State, Class 5A
  • 2014 All-First Coast Team
  • Top-three finalist for 2016 Class 5A Florida Dairy Farmers Miss Basketball
  • Four-year team captain

Personal:

  • Nicknamed “Wip” by Coach Butler (Work In Progress)
  • Daughter of Tara and Michael Washington
  • Has two brothers, Michael and Jordan, and three sisters, Alyua, Mikeya, and Dominique
  • Cousin, Carl Jefferson, played football at the University of Florida
  • Lettered in softball all four years of high school, playing shortstop and second base

 

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