November 24, 2006

Big role and development for Clark

November 24, 2006 - Jason Clark, the 6-foot-2 , 180-pound junior guard from Woodbridge, Va. who has recently committed to Georgetown has a lot of responsibility this season. After a sophomore campaign in which he became the leader of Bishop O'Connell's (Arlington, Va.) basketball team in addition to being named third team Washington Post All-Met, Clark is poised to shoulder even more duties for the Knights. Based upon his performance in a scrimmage with Progressive Christian Academy (Oxon Hill, Mary.) Monday, Clark will handle it with aplomb.

During the scrimmage's five periods, Jason produced 24 points, eight rebounds, and one assist, while also applying significant defensive pressure, producing at least three steals. Such contributions would thrill most players, but not Clark. "It was alright" he said after the scrimmage, regarding his performance. "I didn't do my best. I started out strong, but don't know what happened next."

For those who are familiar with the young man's game, the improvement present in his jumper's form and arc stand out: Last year, his shot was more of the line drive variety. Jason attributed the change to "working on it a lot, before and after practice."

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