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Jack Salt

Center
Position
6'11''
Height
218 lbs.
Weight
Redshirt Senior
Class
Auckland, New Zealand
Hometown
Westlake
High School

2018-19
• Team Captain
• Played 36 games, starting 29
• Named to the All-ACC Academic team
• Member of the ACC Academic Honor Roll
• Shot 60.2 percent from the field and 51.1 percent free throws
• Missed the Coppin State game with back stiffness, ending his 70-game starting streak
• Scored 12 points, including 10 in the second half, and had seven rebounds at Maryland (11/28/18)
• Grabbed seven rebounds vs. VCU (12/9/18)
• Pulled down a season-high nine rebounds at South Carolina (12/19/18)
• Scored seven points at Boston College (1/9/19)
• Tallied seven points and eight rebounds at Clemson (1/12/19)
• Recorded seven points and nine rebounds vs. Miami (2/2/19)
• Matched a career-high with two steals vs. Duke (2/9/18)
• Scored a career high 18 points, going 7-8 from the field and 4-5 from the free throw line, and added six rebounds in the win over NC State in the ACC Tournament quarterfinals (3/14/19)
• Tallied eight points and five rebounds vs. Florida State in ACC semifinals (3/15/19)
• Had eight rebounds and five points in overtime win vs. Purdue in NCAA Elite Eight (3/30/19)

2017-18
• Tri-captain started 34 games
• Averaged 3.4 points and 4.1 rebounds
• Shot 64.2 percent, 38.2 percent free throws
• Led UVA in rebounds in seven games
• Had 14 of 22 blocks in ACC play
• Grabbed a season-high nine rebounds vs. Vanderbilt (11/23/17)
• Had a game-high eight rebounds vs. Rhode Island (11/24/17)
• Grabbed eight rebounds in 30 minutes vs. Wisconsin (11/28/17)
• Matched a career-high with 10 points and blocked a career-high three shots vs. Savannah State (12/19/17)
• Scored six points, along with two blocked shots at Virginia Tech (1/3/18)
• Tallied seven points, three rebounds, two blocks and two steals at Duke (1/27/18)
• Registered six points and six rebounds at Syracuse (2/3/18)
• Tallied seven rebounds at Miami (2/13/18)
• Finished with six points and six rebounds vs. Georgia Tech (2/21/18)
• Tied a season high with nine rebounds at Louisville (3/1/18)
• Tallied eight points and eight rebounds vs. Clemson ((3/9/18)
• Lettered

2016-17
• Started all 34 games
• Averaged 3.7 points and 4.1 rebounds
• Shot 55.9 percent from the field and 48.9 percent from the free-throw line
• Tallied seven points and three assists at UNCG (11/11/16)
• Registered eight points and six rebounds vs. Providence (11/26/16)
• Registered six rebounds vs. Ohio State (11/30/16)
• Scored six points against West Virginia (12/3/16)
• Scored eight points vs. East Carolina (12/6/16)
• Scored a career-high 10 points on 5-6 shooting vs. Robert Morris (12/17/16)
• Grabbed seven rebounds at Louisville (12/28/16)
• Tallied seven rebounds vs. Florida State (12/31/16)
• Held Georgia Tech’s Ben Lammers to seven points on 3-12 field goal shooting in a career-high 35 minutes (1/21/17)
• Matched a career high with two blocks vs. Virginia Tech (2/1/17)
• Recorded nine rebounds vs. Pitt (3/4/17)
• Tallied eight points and a career-high 10 rebounds vs. Florida (3/18/17)
• Lettered

2015-16 SEASON 
• Played in 21 games, including nine starts
• Averaged 1.7 points and 1.2 rebounds
• Shot 51.5 percent from the field and 33.3 percent from the free-throw line
• Tallied five points and three rebounds in his collegiate debut vs. Morgan State (11/13/15)
• Scored six points and grabbed four rebounds vs. Bradley (11/19/15)
• Scored four points and blocked two shots in his first start vs. George Mason (11/22/15)
• Scored four points at Florida State (1/17/16)
• Scored three points in NCAA First Round win against Hampton (3/17/16)
• Lettered

2014-15
• Redshirted the 2014-15 season

HIGH SCHOOL
• Two-year letterwinner from 2012-13 for head coach Mark Jackson at Westlake Boys High School in Auckland, New Zealand
• Helped Westlake capture back-to-back New Zealand National High School championships in 2012 and 2013, earning All-Tournament honors both seasons
• Served as Westlake team captain in 2013
• Averaged 18.9 points and 14.8 rebounds per game at Westlake in 2013
• Received Westlake’s Arblaster Cup Sports Personality of the Year, Kirk Penney Most Valuable Player and All Round Colours awards in 2013
• Earned Westlake’s Loe Family Trophy in 2012, honoring its most improved basketball player
• Played for the New Zealand Breakers of the Australian National Basketball League and Waikato Pistons of the New Zealand National Basketball League in 2014
• Competed for the New Zealand U20 National Team from 2013-14, scoring 32 points in a quarterfinal game against Southern Australia in the Australian State Championships
• Member of the New Zealand Tall Blacks National Team, which captured a gold medal at the 2013 Stankovic Cup (China) and competed in the 2013 FIBA Oceania Championship in New Zealand and Australia
• Played for the Super City Rangers of the New Zealand National Basketball League in 2013
• Earned All-Tournament honors as North Harbour captured a gold medal at the 2012 New Zealand U17 National Tournament
• Won a silver medal and served as team captain of the 2012 New Zealand U17 National Team at the FIBA Oceania Pacific Youth Championships
• Won a gold medal with the New Zealand U16 National 3×3 Team at the FIBA Oceania Youth Championships
• Participated in the 2012 Breakers Basketball Development Academy
• Played two seasons for the Westlake Boys High Premier Volleyball Team from 2013-14
• Member of the 2012 New Zealand U17 National Volleyball Team

PERSONAL
• Jack Matthew Cooper Salt
• Born in London, England
• Parents are Simon Salt and Maria Anstis
• Brother of younger sister, Sophie
• Chose Virginia for its academic opportunities and coaching staff
• Served as a buddy for younger students, tutor and prefect at Westlake
• Majored in anthropology
• Currently enrolled in the Curry School of Education studying educational psychology