Virginia Cavaliers Official Athletic Site
4

Marial Shayok

Guard
Position
6'5''
Height
196 lbs.
Weight
Junior
Class
Ottawa, Ontario
Hometown
Blair Academy
High School

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
• Scored a career-high 23 points vs. UNC Wilmington (3/16/17) in the 2017 NCAA Touranment
• Averaged 5.7 points and 2.0 rebounds in 103 career games
• Transferred out of the program after the 2016-17 season

2016-17
• Played all 34 games, including 14 starts
• Averaged  8.9 points, 1.0 assists and 2.4 rebounds
• Shot 44.5 percent from the field, 32.8 percent from 3-point range and 79.6 percent from the free-throw line
• Scored in double figures in 14 games
• Led the Cavaliers in scoring with 15 points at UNCG (11/11/16)
• Tallied a game-high 15 points vs. Yale (11/20/16)
• Registered 12 points vs. Grambling State (11/22/16) and East Carolina (12/6/16)
• Recorded 10 points against Florida State (12/31/16)
• Scored 14 points at Pitt (1/4/17)
• Scored 17 points in his first start vs. Wake Forest (1/8/17)
• Tallied 17 points and added a career-high seven rebounds at Clemson (1/14/17)
• Scored 19 points vs. Georgia Tech (1/21/17)
• Recorded 14 points in 36 minutes at Villanova (1/29/17)
• Tallied 11 points at Virginia Tech (2/12/17)
• Had team-high 13 points at North Carolina (2/18/17)
• Scored 10 points against Notre Dame in ACC Tournament (3/9/17)
• Scored a career-high 23 points on 8-14 shooting vs. UNCW (3/16/17)
• Matched a career high with a trio of 3-pointers vs. UNCW (3/16/17)
• Transferred out of the program after the season
• Lettered

2015-16
Played in 35 games, including eight starts
• Averaged 4.3 points, 1.9 rebounds and 1.1 assists
• Shot 49.2 percent from the field, 43.6 percent from 3-point range and 54.8 percent from the free-throw line
• Scored 10 points and matched a career-high with six rebounds in first start vs. Bradley (11/19/15)
• Scored a career-high 17 points and recorded a career-high five assists vs. Long Beach State (11/20/15)
• Tallied 11 points vs. Lehigh (11/25/15)
• Scored 10 points on 4-4 shooting at Wake Forest (1/26/16)
• Tallied six points and three rebounds at Louisville (1/30/16)
• Registered eight points, four rebounds, two blocks and one steal at Pitt (2/6/16)
• Scored nine points and pulled down five rebounds at Clemson (3/1/16)
• Scored 10 points in ACC semifinal win against Miami (3/11/16)
• Recorded 10 points in NCAA Tournament opener against Hampton (3/17/16) and registered 12 points, including 10 in the second half, against Butler (3/19/16)
• Lettered

2014-15
• Only Cavalier freshman to appear in all 34 games
• Averaged 3.8 points and 1.8 rebounds
• Shot 40.5 percent from the field, 38 percent from 3-point range and 63 percent from the free-throw line
• Made first collegiate start at Wake Forest (2/25/15)
• Scored six points off the bench in collegiate debut at James Madison (11/14/14)
• Scored eight points vs. Norfolk State (11/16/14)
• Tallied nine points, five rebounds and four assists at Maryland (12/3/14)
• Recorded seven points and four assists vs. Harvard (12/21/14)
• Scored nine points and five rebounds at Miami (1/3/15)
• Had six points and four rebounds vs. Pitt (2/16/15)
• Registered seven points and six rebounds vs. Florida State (2/22/15)
• Recorded seven points, five rebounds and four assists in first career start at Wake Forest (2/25/15)
• Tallied seven points and three rebounds vs. North Carolina in ACC Tournament semifinals (3/13/15)
• Scored five points vs. Belmont in NCAA Round of 64 (3/20/15)
• Lettered

HIGH SCHOOL
• Played his last two seasons at Blair Academy (Blairstown, N.J.) for head coach Joe Montegna
• Averaged 15.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game during his senior year in 2013-14
• Named the New Jersey Prep Player of the Year after leading Blair Academy (19-6) to the Prep A State Championship
• Registered 15.0 points, 6.0 rebounds and 4.0 assists per game as a junior in 2012-13
• Helped Blair Academy to a 17-9 record and runner-up finish in the Prep A State Championship game
• Earned New Jersey Prep All-State and All-Mid Atlantic Prep League First-Team honors as a junior and senior
• Participated in the 2014 Jordan Brand Classic’s Regional Game, which featured the top players from the greater New York area
• Played his previous three seasons at St. Patrick’s High School in Ottawa, Canada
• Represented Canada at the 2012 U17 World Championships in Kaunas, Lithuania
• Helped Canada to a second-place finish at the 2012 Nike Global Challenge

PERSONAL
• Marial Shayok
• Born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
• Parents are Markur and Hellena Shayok
• Father, Markur, played basketball at Dayton (1990-92) before playing professionally overseas
• Brother of Akuluel, Lau, Yar and Shayok
• Yar Shayok played at Detroit, where she was named to the Horizon League All-Defense Team in 2011 after leading the league in rebounding at 10.2 per game
• Shayok Shayok played two seasons at UMKC and two seasons at Bradley
• Served as a counselor at the Blair Academy Basketball Camp
• Chose Virginia for its great academics and basketball program
• Enjoys movies, sports and video games
• English major