16 Players, 16 Days - Freshman Clay Byrd 10-23-2013
#11 Clay Byrd
Position: Guard
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 176
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Connelly Springs, N.C.
High School: East Burke
Experience: High School

2013 Spain Trip
Played in three of the four games on the Spain trip … Averaged 6.3 points and 1.3 steals per game on the trip … Connected on 33.3 percent (5-of-15) from 3-point land … Scored 14 points against Aragon Select as he was 5-of-9 from the field, including four 3-pointers … Added five points against Catalunya Select.

High School
Four-year letterwinner at East Burke High School for coach Jon Hancock … Two-time Catawba Valley Conference Player of the Year … Named to the Associated Press All-State team as a senior and earned one of just five spots on the All-USA North Carolina Boys All-State team … Two-time North Carolina Basketball Coaches Association District 10 Player of the Year … Three-time All-Greater Hickory selection and a two-time News Herald Burke Country Player of the year … Rated as the No. 19 player in the state of North Carolina and the No. 126 shooting guard in the nation according to … Finished his career as East Burke’s all-time leading scorer in program history with 2,274 points … Averaged 26.6 points. 4.6 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 2.3 steals per game as a senior leading the Cavs to a 24-6 record … Led team tot eh CVAC 2A regular season title and the conference tournament championship game … Connected on 51 percent from the field and 43 percent from three-point land as a senior … Averaged 24.7 points per game, 5.0 rebounds and 5.0 assists as a junior when he led East Burke to a 20-8 record.

Full name is Claiborn Collins Byrd … Born September 23, 1994 … Son of Kerry and Angela Byrd … Has six sisters – Julia, Caroline, Emily, Ruby, Ellen and Elizabeth along with one brother, K.J. … Majoring in kinesiology. 


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