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Mir McLean

Baltimore, Md.
Roland Park Country School
High School
Previous School
Mir McLean - Women's Basketball - Virginia Cavaliers

2022-23 Season

  • All-ACC Academic Team
  • After missing the opener with an injury, made her season debut against UMBC, scoring 13 points, on 5-of-6 shooting, with eight rebounds (11/10)
  • Logged her third career double-double at American with 11 points and 11 rebounds (11/20)
  • Had a double-double of 11 points and a career-high 15 rebounds against Minnesota, giving her two double-doubles in three games (11/26)
  • Followed the Minnesota game with her third double-double of the season with 11 points and 14 rebounds against ECU (11/27)
  • Had her third-straight double-double (fourth in five games) at Penn State, scoring a career-high 24 points with 13 rebounds, while also dishing five assists (11/30) 
  • Had a double-double by halftime of the win at William & Mary (18 & 13), finishing the game with 22 points and a career-high 17 rebounds (12/7)
  • Suffered a season-ending knee injury in the NC State game (1/8). She had grabbed 11 rebounds in the contest before leaving the game in the third quarter. She was ranked third in the ACC and 34th in the nation with 9.6 rebounds per game and led the ACC and is 22nd in the nation in offensive rebounds per game at 3.9 when her season ended. She ranked second on the team in scoring, averaging 12.2 points per game. She had a team-best five double-doubles this season

2021-22 Season at Virginia

  • Granted a waiver of immediate eligibility by the NCAA on Jan. 27
  • Appeared in 11 games with nine starts, averaging 11.4 points per game and 8.3 rebounds per game
  • Did not have enough games to qualify for the conference leader board, but if she had she would have ranked fifth in the ACC in rebounding
  • Scored 11 points with nine rebounds in her UVA debut against Virginia Tech (1/27)
  • Grabbed 10 rebounds at Boston College in her first career start (2/3)
  • Scored 20 points in the game against Syracuse, going 8-of-12 from the field (2/8)
  • Had her first career double double with 11 points and 11 rebounds at Wake Forest (2/13)
  • Had her second double-double with 12 points and a career-high 14 rebounds against Duke (2/17)
  • Scored in double figures in eight of her 11 games with three double-digit rebounding performances

2021-22 Season at UConn

  • Appeared in three games, playing eight minutes, before transferring to Virginia

2020-21 Season at UConn (Final Four)

  • Appeared in 24 games, averaging 2.8 points and 2.1 rebounds per game in  just under seven minutes per game
  • Scored seven points and added eight rebounds vs. St. John’s (2/3)
  • Made collegiate debut vs. UMass Lowell (12/12), scoring 10 points and adding six rebounds


  • No. 25 ranked recruit in her class
  • 2020 McDonald’s All-American
  • 2020 Jordan Brand Classic All-American
  • 2020 Maryland Gatorade Player of the Year
  • 2019 USA Today first team in Maryland
  • Three-time Baltimore Sun first team all-metro


  • Daughter of Ayanna McLean and Dante Carter
  • Her father played football at Morgan State
  • Has three brothers, Jibri, D’yan and Caleb
  • Graduate Student in the Frank Batten School of Public Policy
  • 2022-23 Betty Strickler Bicentennial Scholarship recipient