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1999-2000 Yellow Jackets

#10 Danielle Donehew

G 5-8 Sr. Canton, Ga./Sequoyah

Tremendous outside shooter … Preseason all-ACC candidate … Enters the 1999-2000 season ranked second on Tech’s career list for three pointers made with 169 and third for career three point percentage at 38.4 percent … Needs 38 more threes to break Karen Lounsbury’s school-record total of 205 for a career … Has hit at least 1 three pointer in her last 21 games dating back to Dec. 5, 1998.

A second-team selection to the CoSIDA/GTE Academic All-District Women’s Basketball Team … Honorable mention all-ACC choice … Appeared in all 27 games, starting the last 12 … Ranked among the ACC and NCAA leaders in three-point shooting … Led the ACC and tied for second nationally in three-point field goals made per game at 3.2 … Led the ACC and tied for 37th nationally in three-point field goal percentage at 41.0 percent … Set new school records for threes made in a season (86), threes made in a game (eight) and threes attempted in a season (210) … Her 86 threes broke Tech’s previous single-season record of 71 set by Karen Lounsbury during the 1988-89 campaign and tied for the second-highest single-season total in ACC history … Hit five or more three-pointers in seven contests … Broke her own school-record of seven threes made in a game with eight in the Yellow Jackets’ 96-62 win over Samford in the first round of the Georgia Tech/Atlanta Marriott Northwest Classic on Nov. 27, 1998 … Finished with a game-high 26 points vs. Samford … Had four more treys and 16 points in the Classic championship game vs. Weber State en route to all-tournament honors … After coming off the bench in Tech’s first 15 games, Donehew started the Jackets’ final 12 contests beginning at Virginia on Jan. 14, 1999 … Scored in double figures and hit 38-of-75 three-pointers in her first seven starts … Scored a career-high 27 points which included seven three-pointers in Tech’s 91-84 upset of No. 7/6 North Carolina on Jan. 24 in Atlanta … Also hit seven threes to finish with 23 points in the Jackets’ 86-78 road win over Florida State on Jan. 31.

Hit a then school -record seven three pointers in Tech’s 87-64 win over Charleston Southern, finishing with a then career-high 25 points … Canned six treys to finish with 19 points against Wake Forest on Jan. 11 and went for 20 against the Demon Deacons in Tech’s opening-round ACC Tournament win … Awarded the team’s spring training award … Named to the Dean’s List during the fall and winter quarters … Active in Georgia Tech’s Athletes In Action campus ministry.

Led the conference in three-point field goal percentage with .432 … Fourth on the team in scoring, averaging 6.7 points … Second on the team in threes with 48 … Tied the school record for most three-pointers in a single game, collecting six against Maryland and Mercer … Netted a then career high 24 points against Maryland … Named ACC Rookie of the Week on Feb. 17 … Scored 19 points against Mercer … Had career-high in steals with three and assists with seven versus Manhattan … Collected a career-high five rebounds against William & Mary on Dec. 29 and Maryland on Feb. 19 … Scored 14 points in four contests.

All-State honorable mention selection … Participated in the Georgia-Tennessee All-Star High School Game, scoring nine points … Named Georgia High School Scholar-Athlete of the Year … Led Sequoyah High School to the 1994 and 1996 AAA State Championships … Played in the Georgia All-Star Game … Helped team to four final four appearances … Team ranked sixth by USA Today … Holds a school record for free-throw percentage (82.5) … Earned all-county as a junior … Named to the AAU National Team four straight years … Helped team win two Brookwood Christmas Tournament Championships … As a junior, she was named to the Atlanta Tip-off Club Team of the Month in January … Captain of her team, leading them to a AAAA Regional and Sub-Regional Championship … Garnered both the Hustle and Best Offensive Player team award … Also earned three letters in both volleyball and soccer as captain for both teams … Garnered all-county for three years in soccer and volleyball … Received the Bobbi Bailey Academic/Athletic Excellence Award by Kennesaw State College … Ranked seventh in her class … Honor Roll student all four years.

Danielle Donehew was born Jan. 15, 1978 … Is the daughter of Robert Donehew and Marie and Lamar Mouchet … Will serve as president of Georgia Tech’s Student-Athlete Advisory Board this season … A Dean’s List student … Majoring in Industrial Engineering … Received the women’s basketball Mandy Miller Scholarship Award as a sophomore and senior … Received the Homer Rice Scholarship her junior and senior season in 1998-99 and 1999-2000 … Serves on the leadership team of Athletes In Action, a campus ministry … Also active in the Christian Campus Fellowship (CCF) … Traveled with Athletes In Action on a basketball and missions tour of Europe during the summer of 1997 … Also served internships at Athletes In Action’s Christian Camps in Fort Collins, Colo. … Named Ms. Georgia Tech at halftime of the Yellow Jackets’ football game with North Carolina on Oct. 9.


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Women’s basketball and Demon Deacons set to tip at 8 p.m. on ACC Network

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