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Malachi Poindexter

Guard
Position
6'2''
Height
193 lbs.
Weight
Freshman
Class
Mineral, Va.
Hometown
St. Anne's-Belfield School
High School

HIGH SCHOOL
• Two-year letterwinner from 2018-20 at St. Anne’s-Belfield School
• Averaged 13 points, 4.0 rebounds and 5.0 assists during senior season in 2019-20
• Named All-Prep League First-Team in 2019-20
• Earned MVP honors at St. Anne’s-Belfield Tournament, and was named to the Benedictine and St. Stephen’s-St. Agnes all-tournament teams in 2019-20
• Averaged 10 points, 3.2 rebounds and 1.5 assists as a junior in 2018-19
• Also played three years of varsity basketball at Louisa County High School
• Named Louisa County MVP, All-Central Virginia, First-Team All-Jefferson District, First-Team All-Conference and All-Area Fredericksburg

PERSONAL
• Malachi Orlando Poindexter
• Born in Charlottesville, Va.
• Son of Malcolm Poindexter
• Has four brothers, David Tyler, Micah’shae Poindexter, Jeremiah Nicholas and Latarrus Nicholas
• Has two sisters, Quashawa Poindexter and Haylee Poindexter
• Volunteered for the Our Brothers Keeper and local soup kitchen, and held several basketball camps and tournaments
• Cousin, Spencer Johnson, played collegiately at West Liberty University from 1981-84, and one year professionally in Austria
• Enjoys playing video games
• Knows how to juggle
• Chose Virginia because of the school, opportunity to join the program, atmosphere and warm welcome he received
• Also recruited by Manhattan, Maryland Eastern Shore, Howard, VMI and CNU
• Career objective is to become a physical therapist or physician assistant
• Undeclared major