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Ella Clark
Ella Clark
DOB8th Feb 1992
BirthplaceLeytonstone, London, England
Height1.90 m (6' 3")
PositionForward
ClubZamarat, ESP
Caps25
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International Career:

A graduate from the national junior programmes, Clark first played internationally for England at Under-16 level from 2006-8, and then at Under-18 in 2009. She was part of the Great Britain Under-20 squad that finished eighth at the 2011 Division A European Championships in Novi Sad, Serbia after winning Division B in 2010. 2013 is her first involvement at senior level.

Club career:

Long Beach State (2010- ), Haringey Angels (2007-10)

The winner of the England Basketball’s Under-18 Player of the Year award in 2009, Clark led Haringey Angels to three national championships. She took up a scholarship at Long Beach State University in California in 2010, playing in every game in her freshman year. She missed part of her second season through injury but returned in 2012-13, averaging 7.6 points, 4.3 rebounds and 1.4 blocks per outing.

 

Year

Team

PPG

RPG

APG

2010-11

Long Beach State

6.7

4.1

1.3

2011-12

Long Beach State

9.3

6.0

1.9

2012-13

Long Beach State

7.6

4.3

1.6

 

Personal:

Clark comes from a well-known British basketball family. Elder brother Dan represented Great Britain at the 2012 Olympic Games and currently plays in Spain. Her father Mark coached the GB senior women’s team from 2006-09, as well as acting as an assistant for the 1988 Olympic qualification tournament. Her mother Claire also competed for GB and England in the sport. Her college major is in communications. She attended  the Regional Institute of Basketball at Barking Abbey School in East London. Her favourite musician is John Mayer and favourite actress Sandra Bullock. She would love to meet the late Apple founder Steve Jobs.

Trivia:

Ella also represented England at the Under-21 world netball championships in 2008 and 2009.

Twitter:

@EllaClark_

 
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