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Shakyna Payne

Forward
Position
6'3''
Height
Freshman
Class
Acworth, Ga.
Hometown
Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy
High School

AT VIRGINIA

2018-19 SEASON

  • Appeared in 31 games, averaging 1.3 points per game
  • Scored a career-high six points with a career-high five rebounds at Old Dominion, scoring all her points and grabbing all of her rebounds in the second quarter (11/18)
  • Had her first career start against Central Michigan (11/24), grabbing a career-high seven rebounds

2017-18 SEASON

  • Appeared in six games, scoring five points with six rebounds
  • Scored her first career points against Central Connecticut (11/12)
  • Grabbed three rebounds against CCSU (11/12) and Ohio (12/17)

2016-17 SEASON

  • Appeared in five games, grabbing two rebounds
  • Made her collegiate debut in the South Point Shootout game against Nebraska, playing seven minutes

2015-16 SEASON

  • Missed the entire season with a leg injury

HIGH SCHOOL

  • Played four years of varsity basketball, playing three years at Etowah before finishing her senior year at Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy
  • Was an honorable mention All-County player in 2011 before earning second-team honors in 2012 and  then being named to the first-team in 2013
  • 2014 Atlanta Journal Constitution All-State Class A Second Team
  • Scored over 1,100 points in her prep career, averaging 12.6 points per game as a junior and 14.2 points with 7.3 rebounds per game her senior season
  • Also played two years of varsity volleyball at Etowah as a middle blocker

PERSONAL

  • Daughter of Damita Payne