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Women’s Basketball Picks Up Two Signees

Women’s Basketball Picks Up Two Signees

Dec. 10, 2002

Clemson Head Women’s Basketball Coach, Jim Davis announced the signing of two players to letters of intent to play basketball at Clemson in the 2003-04 season. Carrie Whitehurst of Duluth, GA, and Jill Justice of Lewisburg, WV are the two signees.

Carrie Whitehurst, a 6-0 forward, plays at Chattahoochee High School. Last season, she averaged 16.0 ppg., and 9.0 rpg. as a junior. She was a Street and Smith Honorable Mention All-American last season. She was also an all-state honorable mention as a junior. Her brother Charlie is the starting quarterback for the Clemson football team. Her father David was the quarterback at Furman in 1974-77 and later played with the Green Bay Packers.

Jill Justice, a 5-10 guard, plays at Greenbrier East High School. She is a five-sport standout having played basketball, tennis volleyball, track and softball. She is a four-time YBOA All-American Team selection and was all-state selection in volleyball.

“Carrie is a big strong small forward and is a great athlete,” said Clemson Head Coach Jim Davis. “She has good three- point range and is big enough to be a post-up player. Jill is an excellent scorer. She can score in a variety of ways. She can break a team down with the dribble drive and is an excellent free throw shooter. She is a also a very good three-point shooter with extra long range.”