US Orthez sign Carrie Washington

by David Walls

US Orthez Basket (NF1) signed 25-year-old American power forward Carrie Washington (183-94, college: Columbus State). She played this summer with the Atlanta Ambassadors in the U.S. The Ambassadors started the summer in France at the Liga Mediterranean Cup where in four games Washington averaged an impressive 10.0ppg, 1-Reb (15.6rpg), and 2 blocks. Later on that summer, the American club would attend the Mitchell Cup in Koln, Germany. In four Mitchell Cup games, Washington averaged 14.0ppg, 1-Reb (18.3rpg), 3.5apg, 3.0spg, and 1-Block (3.3bpg). She was also voted Eurobasket.com All-Mediterranean Cup Defensive Player of the Year in 2019. In Germany, she was named LatinBasket.com All-Mitchell Cup Player of the Year.

Washington has played also professionally in Lithuania (Siauliai-Universitetas), Spain (Mataro), and the WUBA (GIE Matrix).

She attended Columbus State until 2015 where she was named Peach Belt Conference Defensive Player of the Year twice! This will be her fifth season as a professional player.

By Eurobasket Data Center