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Danielle Edwards
Player Profile:
Danielle Edwards 2311540
Position: Guard
Height: 5'7"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Perry Hall, Md.
High School: McDonogh School
Major: Sports Communication
Experience: 1 Letter

2016-17: Sophomore

  • Started all 31 games for the Tigers in 2016-17, and has now started all 61 games of her Clemson career thus far
  • Ranked sixth among all players in the ACC in free throw percentage with .844 (65-for-77)
  • Ranked 10th among all conference players in steals per game with 1.9
  • Averaged 9.7 points per game, 4.1 rebounds per game, 2.4 assists per game and 1.9 steals per game in a team-high 1,000 minutes (32.3 per game)
  • Led the Clemson team in steals (59) and minutes per game (32.3), tied for the team lead in assists (75) and ranked third on the team in scoring (9.7 ppg)
  • Also led the Tigers in free throw shooting percentage, .844 on 65-for-77 from the line
  • Scored in double figures in 16 games in 2016-17, including a season-high 20 points in Clemson’s win over Maine on Dec. 2, 2016
  • Named to the 2017 All-ACC Academic Team for the second consecutive year

2015-16: Freshman      

  • Appeared in and started all 30 games for the Tigers, becoming one of four players in Clemson history to accomplish that feat as a freshman
  • Averaged 8.7 points per game, 4.2 rebounds per game and 2.8 assists per game in a team-leading 991 minutes
  • Led the Tigers in assists (84) and steals (69) and was second on the team in points (261)
  • Recorded three double-doubles, including a 13-point, 11-rebound performance in her Clemson debut vs. Charleston Southern
  • Notched another double-double in her second career game vs. Coastal Carolina, scoring 11 points and grabbing 13 rebounds
  • Recorded a near triple-double vs. Furman (13 points, 10 rebounds, 8 assists)
  • Scored 23 points (11-17 fg, 1-2 ft) at Oregon
  • Named to the 2016 All-ACC Academic Team

Before Clemson:      

  • Averaged 11.0 points, 4.7 rebounds, 4.5 steals and 3.3 assists per game as a senior at McDonogh School in Perry Hall, Md.
  • Scored over 1,000 points as a four year varsity starter in high school
  • Won three Interscholastic Athletic Association of Maryland (IAAM) titles for McDonogh School, in 2012, 2014 and 2015
  • Named Baltimore Sun Girls Basketball Player of the Year and Varsity Sports Network Girls Basketball Player of the Year as a junior in 2014
  • A three-time All-Metro First Team selection, in 2013, 2014 and 2015
  • A four-time member of the the IAAM A All-Conference team (2012-15)
  • A McDonald's All-American Game Nominee in 2015
  • #69 ranked recruit and #30 ranked point guard by ESPN.com
  • Father, Darryle Edwards, and mother, Jan Edwards (Everly), both played basketball at Mount Saint Mary’s University in the 1980’s
  • Twin brother, Drew, is a freshman basketball player at Providence College; older brother Darryle is a junior at Maryland
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