Position: Shooting Guard
Weight: 150 lbs
Hometown: Charlotte, NC
High School: Olympic HS
Junior College: South Georgia Tech
Western Carolina has signed three student-athletes for the 2015-16 incoming class. We'll take a look at all three in the early signing class, and today we are highlighting the third of those three .....
Up now, Deriece Parks
Deriece Parks is a 6-5 guard from Charlotte, N.C.,and is a sophomore at South Georgia Technical College and will, he will join the Catamount team next season as a junior.
Parks averaged 16 points, 4.2 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game during his career at Olympic High School and was named MVP of the state championship game as a senior. He was also named first team All-State.
"Deriece has continued to work hard to change his body and develop his game following an outstanding high school career at Olympic High School where he was the MVP of the state tournament his senior year," said WCU Head Coach Larry Hunter. "He has good perimeter size and is long and athletic. He is one of the best perimeter shooters in the 2015 recruiting class. He has a great release and exceptional range. He will enter our program as a junior which is a class where we do not have a scholarship player."
Coach Hunter's quotes courtesy CatamountSports.com