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#5 Erica White Season 2023-24

Jacksonville, Fla.
High School
Ribault HS

2005 Freshman Academic All-SEC
Member of the 2006 United State U20 Gold Medal team at the FIBA Americas Championships
2007 Academic All-SEC
2007 Third-team All-Louisiana
2008 Second-team All-SEC
2008 First-team All-Louisiana

Started 91 games in her career … Played in 36 games this season and 128 in her career … Named second-team All-SEC by the coaches and AP … Earned All-New Orleans Region honors … Finished in third-place on LSU’s career assists list with 519 … Finished in  fifth-place in assists by a senior at LSU with 156 … Scored in double figures in 28 games during her career, including nine times this season … Reached the 20-point plateau three times … Scored a season-high 18 points in the victory over Oklahoma State in the regional semifinal … Scored 15 points in the win at No.25 Auburn on Jan. 24 … Poured in 16 points, grabbed six rebounds, dished out seven assists and collected three steals at Florida on Feb. 3 … Dished out 12 assists in the win at Arkansas on Jan. 10 … Has dished out 10 or more assists in five games during her career … Pulled down a career-high nine rebounds to go with a season-high 16 points in the win at No. 1 Tennessee on Feb. 14 … Scored 15 points in LSU’s win over Marist in the NCAA Tournament on March 24 … Named one of nine final candidates for the 2008 Lieberman Point Guard of the Year award … 17th pick of 2008 WNBA draft (Houston Comets).

Played in 37 games with 36 starts … Has now started 56 games in her career … Poured in a then career-high 20 points at Baylor on Nov. 21 … Led LSU to a come-from-behind victory at South Florida with a career-best 22 points … Equaled her career-high with 22 at Vanderbilt on Feb. 22 … Drained a career-best four three-pointers in at Vanderbilt … Grabbed a career-high eight rebounds in LSU’s victory over Georgia on Jan. 7 … Scored 15 points, grabbed a career-best eight rebounds and dished out seven assists in the win at Arkansas on Feb. 15 … Has scored in double figures in 16 games in her career, including nine times as a junior … Posted 17 points in each of the first two SEC Tournament games … Dished out at least five assists in 18 games … Was fifth in the SEC in assists and placed first in assists-to-turnover ratio … Collected at least four steals in eight games, including a career-high six against Tulsa on Nov. 24 and Florida on Feb. 8 … Finished the year ranked third in assists by a junior at LSU with 158 and sixth in steals by a junior with 72 … Earned All-SEC Tournament honors … Named to the UTSA Thanksgiving Classic All-Tournament team … Earned third-team All-Louisiana by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association … Will enter her senior season just out of the top 10 in career assists at LSU with 363. 

Played in 34 games and started the final 20 of the season … Started for the first time in her career on Jan. 19 against Alabama and had 10 points, six assists and four steals … Started the following game at Georgia and posted 10 assists in 40 minutes of work … Dished out a career-best 14 assists in a starting roll against Vanderbilt on Jan. 26 … Posted a third-straight double-digit assist game with 11 against Baylor on Jan. 30 … Recorded a season-high 14 points against Southern on Nov. 22  and had 14 points in LSU’s victory over Stanford in the NCAA Regional Final on March 2 … Hit all eight of her free throw attempts against Southern … Came back later in the week to pull down a season-high seven rebounds against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi …  Also grabbed seven rebounds against Washington in the second round of the NCAA Tournament … Recorded a double-double with 12 points and 10 assists against Georgia on Feb. 12 … Ended the season ranked first on LSU’s assists by a sophomore list with 184 this season and fifth on LSU’s single season list … Finished ranked 25th in the nation in assists per game with a 5.4 average … Posted double figures in assists in five games during the season.

Played in 21 games … Scored a season-best six points at South Carolina on Feb. 13 … Dished out a season-best four assists against Arkansas on Jan. 20 … Collected a season-high three rebounds against both Kentucky on Feb. 17 and at Arkansas on Feb. 24 … Scored at least two points in 10 games … Invited to the trials for the United States Basketball National Team trials for the second straight year.

Averaged 24.0 points, 6.0 steals and 5.2 assists per game at Ribault High School  for coach Alfred Austin … Led her school to three straight state titles in 2001, 2002 and 2003 … Named McDonald’s All-American as a senior, as well as second-team Parade All-American and honorable mention WBCA All-American … Crowned the 4A State Player of the Year … Named the Florida Times Union Player of the Year … Averaged 16.0 points 6.0 assists and 5.0 steals as a junior on her way to earning fourth-team Street & Smith’s All-America honors.

Full name is Erica Rene White … Born on Aug. 26, 1986, in Jacksonville, Fla. … Daughter of Terry White and Robin Manigault … Has three sisters, Leslie Manigault (22) and Courtney Manigault (13) and Jordan White (4), and a brother, Terry White, Jr. (7) … General studies major with a concentration in communication studies, sociology and sports studies … Has plans of attending pharmacy school to become a pharmacist … Spent the past two summers working in the LSU Health Center’s pharmacy.

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