Graduates receive student-athlete stoles at Friday's GTAA graduation brunch
87 Georgia Tech student-athletes participated in internships this summer
Yellow Jackets gaining real-world experience at a variety of world-class organizations
The Yellow Jackets fell to Tulane 64-61 in the second round of the WNIT
Whiteside scored 20 points but hit just 6-20 from the field.
Georgia Tech vs. Notre Dame (USATSI) Women's Basketball
NCAA Womens Basketball: Notre Dame at Georgia Tech (USATSI)
Georgia Tech vs. No. 7 Louisville women's basketball
2016-17 (Junior): Played in all 37 contests, starting 28 ... Fourth on the team in scoring averaging 9.4 points per game ... Led the team in assists (119) and steals (92) ... Dished out 3.2 assists per game and 2.5 steals per game on average ... Connected on 69.8 percent (127-182) free throw attempts ... Collected four assists in WNIT title game against Michigan (4/1) ... Posted 12 points and five steals in Tech's win over WSU (3/29) to advance the Jackets to the WNIT title game ... Opened postseason tournament adding 11 points against both Jacksonville (3/16) and UCF (3/19) ... Added 13 points (11-12 at free throw line) in win over Pittsburgh (2/19) for seventh straight game in double-figures ... Finished with 12 points and five steals at North Carolina (2/16) ... Pitched in double-figures at Notre Dame (2/12), contributing 15 points, going 7-for-8 from the free throw line ... Added 12 points against NC State (2/9) to go along with five assists and four steals ... Recorded second double-double of the season against Virginia Tech (2/8) with 18 points and career-high 12 rebounds ... Also added seven assists against the Hokies ... Added 15 points at Virginia (2/2) going 7-of-11 from the field ... Collected five assists and four steals against the Cavaliers ... Swiped a season-best seven steals against Princeton (12/29) ... Posted a streak scoring in double-figures in five consecutive games early in the season ... Recorded first career double-double against Georgia State (12/3) with 11 points and 11 rebounds ... Tossed up eight assists and 15 points against Mercer (12/7), going 3-for-3 from three-point range ... Named to the Junkanoo Jam All-Tournament Team ... Scored career-high 20 points against Mizzou (11/26), setting career-high from the free-throw line going 11-for-14 ... Chipped in 15 points against Dayton (11/25) ... Opened season adding 10 points in season-opener against Samford (11/11).
2015-16 (Sophomore): Played in all 33 games, making 20 starts ... Averaged 4.7 points, 2.5 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 23.3 minutes per game ... One of four Jackets with 60 or more assists ... Led team with 61 steals ... Scored in double figures four times ... Scored 10 points on 4-of-6 shooting with a career-high five steals in 29 minutes vs. Alabama State (Nov. 24) ... Tied career high with five steals in 24 minutes vs. High Points (Nov. 27) ... Grabbed six rebounds in 32 minutes vs. Samford (Dec. 13) ... Added nine points and four assists in 33 minutes vs. Louisville (Jan. 3) ... Ended season with 12 straight starts ... Played 36 minutes vs. Boston College (Jan. 31) and 34 minutes at Virginia Tech (Feb. 4) ... Scored 10 points with season-high five assists in 32 minutes at Pitt (Feb. 25) ... Chipped in 11 points vs. Wake Forest (Feb. 28) ... Played all 40 minutes in win over Wake Forest (March 3) in ACC Tournament ... Pulled down career-high nine boards and scored career-high 12 points vs. Mercer in first round of WNIT (March 17).
2014-15 (True Freshman): Played in 28 games, starting 12 ... Averaged 1.7 points per game, 1.5 assists per game, 2.2 rebounds per game and 1.5 steals per game ... Dished out 43 assists which is tied for fifth best on Yellow Jackets ... Grabbed 42 steals which was third on Yellow Jackets ... Started for first time in career vs. Louisiana Tech (Dec. 30) ... Played 31 minutes vs. Louisiana Tech, scoring six points, grabbing five rebounds and recording team-best five steals ... Dished out season-best six assists vs. Lipscomb ... Had five steals in three games, vs. Louisiana Tech, Boston College (Jan. 8) and Clemson (Feb. 22) ... Scored season-best seven points vs. Florida State (Jan. 30) ... Led team in rebounding with career-high eight rebounds at Miami (Feb. 15) ... Had team-high four assists and three steals vs. No. 4 Notre Dame (Feb. 19) ... Grabbed five rebounds and dished out three assists at Wake Forest ... Had seven rebounds and three points vs. Clemson in ACC Tournament ... Played season-high 36 minutes at Ole Miss in second round of WNIT.
Prep: Ranked No. 67 in ELITE Prospect's top 100 players for class of 2014 and 17th at point position by Prospects Nation ... Ranked as 24th-highest point guard recruit in class of 2014 by ESPN Hoopgurlz, also earning scouts grade of 90 and three stars ... Won two national tournaments in summer of 2013 with AAU team, New Jersey Sparks - Atlanta SummerJam and adidas Nations ... Ranked as #125 recruit by Blue Stars Basketball ... Graduated as all-time leading scorer of high school (both girls and boys) breaking record of 1,789 points ... Also broke Woodlands High School single-game scoring record, after scoring 45 points against Irvington ... Named league MVP and Journal News' Player of the Year in 2014 ... Was honored with Con-Edison Award in 2014 ... Recorded school's first-ever triple double against Eastchester, scoring 14 points, grabbing 10 rebounds and dishing out 11 assists ... Named New Year's Resolution MVP, Rose Classic Super Jam MVP, Tina Thompson Showcase MVP and Dapper McDonald Classic MVP during 2013-14 season ...During 2012-13 season, averaged 25.3 points, 3.8 assists and 5.0 rebounds per game for Falcons of Woodlands High School ... As junior, named to Class B All-State Girls Basketball Fifth Team by New York State Sportswriters Association ... As sophomore, led high school team to sectional semifinals at Westchester County Center.
Personal: Born May 6, 1996 in Vahalla, N.Y. ... Daughter of Ragland and Jacqueline Tilford ... Chose Georgia Tech because of academics and future in basketball ... Lists most memorable athletic accomplishment as becoming leading scorer for high school and winning gold ball.