CLEMSON, S.C. – Three-year starting wing Nelly Perry will miss the 2017-18 season after having surgery to repair a shoulder injury suffered during offseason workouts. The senior from Camden, N.J. is expected to redshirt the season and return for her final season with the Tigers in 2018-19.
Perry has been the program’s leading scorer the past two seasons, averaging 14.3 points per game as a sophomore in 2015-16 and 12.9 points per game as a junior in 2016-17. She scored in double figures in 35 games over the past two seasons, including a career-high 33 points against Boston College on Feb. 18, 2016, the most points in a game by a Tiger since 2008. So far for her Clemson career, she is averaging 11.5 points per game, 3.9 rebounds per game, 2.5 assists per game, 1.0 steals per game and 30.0 minutes per game.