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Ishan Sharma

Guard
Position
6'5''
Height
185 lbs.
Weight
Freshman
Class
Milton, Ont.
Hometown
Fort Erie International Academy
High School
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Ishan Sharma - Men's Basketball - Virginia Cavaliers

High School
• Graduated from Fort Erie International Academy in 2024
• Played basketball for Fort Erie from 2021-24
• Served as team captain for Fort Erie, which was the second ranked team in Canada in 2022-23
• Named to the Nike EYBL Peach Jam All-Breakout Team after shooting 45 percent from 3-point range in 2023
• Starter on Canada’s U16 and U17 national teams, respectively, leading the team in scoring in 2022
• BioSteel All-Canadian in 2023
• Basketball Without Borders All-Star in 2022
• Grind Session Player of the Week in November of 2022
• Milton Youth Athlete of the Year in 2023
• Honor student, highest marks in economics and English
• Governor Generals Medal recipient
• Earned Scholar-Athlete Award and Athletics Award

Personal
• Born in Burlington, Ontario
• Son of Rinku and Hitesh Sharma
• Has one brother, Aryan, who played basketball at Western University
• Selected Virginia over numerous schools, including Virginia Tech, Seton Hall and Arizona State
• Volunteered for the Underdog Men’s Basketball League Volunteer
• Enjoys watching shows and basketball games, hanging with friends and solving Rubix cubes
• Chose Virginia because of the fit, culture, coaching staff, offensive/defensive style and development
• Career objective is to be a professional basketball player and then successful businessman
• Intends to major in business, media or marketing