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Jatarie White

  • position F
  • height 6-4
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Charlotte, N.C.
  • High school Providence Day
  • position F
  • height 6-4
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Charlotte, N.C.
  • High school Providence Day

Jatarie White Bio

Career Summary

  • Played two seasons before choosing to transfer after sophomore season
  • Two seasons were marred by injury and illness, limiting practice and playing time
  • Showed flashes of aggressive play on the boards and had good footwork on offense

Awards

High School
McDonald’s All-America (2013-14)
WBCA All-America (2013-14)
Two-time Charlotte Observer Player of the Year (2012-13, 2013-14)
Two-time North Carolina Miss Basketball (2012-13, 2013-14)

Sophomore Year (2015-16)

  • Played 32 games, missing three in February due to illness, returning in the regular-season finale against LSU (Feb. 28)
  • Led the team in rebounding once — at Clemson
  • Was solid in relief of ailing starting frontcourt against Kansas State (Mar. 20) in second round of NCAA Tournament, handing out career-high three assists and working hard on the defensive end
  • Capped South Carolina’s 16-0 second-quarter run against #16/19 Florida (Feb. 11) with a layup and scored six points over the final 3:46 of the half to help establish a 12-point halftime lead
  • Played eight tough minutes at #10/10 Mississippi State (Jan. 24), recording a fourth-quarter steal
  • Showed better poise inside at Auburn (Jan. 21) for nine points in SEC career-high tying 21 minutes
  • Reached double figures for the second time this season against #20/- Missouri (Jan. 10), pouring in an SEC career-high 11 points
  • Great offensive game against East Carolina (Dec. 20) with career-high 14 points on 5-of-8 shooting
  • Scored all of her eight points against Hampton (Dec. 16) in the second half, shooting 3-of-5 from the field and grabbing five her seven rebounds in the final 20 minutes as well
  • Notched career highs in rebounds (9) and blocks (4) in 18 minutes of action against Winthrop (Dec. 13)
  • Played 19 minutes against #14/13 Duke (Dec. 6), finishing with five rebounds
  • Grabbed five rebounds in just 11 minutes of action against CSU Bakersfield (Nov. 27)
  • Started the second half at Clemson (Nov. 18) and was key part of 19-5 third-quarter run that broke open the game … tied for team-high honors with six rebounds
  • Great contributions against #6/10 Ohio State (Nov. 13), beyond the four points, three rebounds and two assists in the box score

Freshman Year (2014-15)

  • Played in 20 games, missing nine (Dec. 4 – Jan. 8) with a foot injury and three due to illness (Jan. 26-Feb. 1)
  • Scored in double figures two times
  • Swiped a career-high two steals in nine minutes against Syracuse (Mar. 22)
  • Enjoyed her most offensive productivity since missing games due to illness with six points against Savannah State (Mar. 20)
  • Was outstanding in return from three-game absence due to illness with a career-high seven rebounds at #22/21 Georgia, including four to go with her four points in the first half as Gamecocks established a lead
  • Made her SEC debut with three offensive rebounds in just five minutes against #10/11 Kentucky (Jan. 11)
  • Netted 10 points in 15 minutes against Wisconsin (Nov. 27)
  • Scored double digits for first time her career with 11 points in 17 minutes against Clemson (Nov. 20)
  • Made her collegiate debut against Southern Cal (Nov. 15), grabbing two rebounds in three minutes of action

High School

  • Rated the No. 7 player overall and the top post player in the 2014 recruiting class
  • Earned WBCA and McDonald’s All-America status
  • Tabbed North Carolina Ms. Basketball and All-Observer (Charlotte) Player of the Year in both her junior (2012-13) and senior (2013-14) seasons
  • Was named to the USA Today All-USA North Carolina First Team
  • Averaged 21.4 points and 8.7 rebounds per game as a senior, shooting 68 percent from the field
  • Helped Providence Day to four state titles
  • Played four seasons for Coach Josh Springer’s Chargers

Personal

  • Daughter of Monica and Ervin White, has three older sisters, Shant√© King, Akiesha Jordan and Brittany White
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