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Malachi Poindexter

Guard
Position
6'2''
Height
190 lbs.
Weight
Sophomore
Class
Mineral, Va.
Hometown
St. Anne's-Belfield School
High School / Club
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Malachi Poindexter - Men's Basketball - Virginia Cavaliers

2021-22
• Played 19 games
• Averaged 1.0 points and 0.5 rebounds
• Shot 50 percent from the field and 37.5 percent from 3-point range
• Made season debut at Houston (11/16/21)
• Scored two points in career-high 14 minutes vs. Coppin State (11/19/21)
• Tallied three points and one assist vs. Lehigh (11/26/21)
• Recorded seven points and three assists vs. FDU (12/18/21)
• Played 13 minutes at Duke (2/7/22)
• Played 11 minutes vs. Georgia Tech (2/12/22)
• Saw eight minutes of action at Virginia Tech (2/14/22)
• Scored two points vs. Florida State (2/26/22)
• Tallied two points in four minutes vs. Louisville (3/9/22)
• Scored three points in six minutes vs. North Carolina (3/10/22)
• Played three minutes at North Texas (3/20/22)
• Lettered

2020-21
• Played three games
• Walk-on made collegiate debut vs. Towson (11/25/20)
• Also played against Saint Francis (12/1/20) and Miami (3/1/21)
• Lettered

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
• Kinesiology major