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Laurynas Mikalauskas
Laurynas Mikalauskas

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Palanga, Lithuania

High School:
Blue Ridge School

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 255

Position:
F

Experience:
2L



02/01/2007

Virginia 68, #8 Duke 66 (AP photos)

Virginia 68, #8 Duke 66 (AP photos)


WORTH NOTING: Played for the Lithuanian team that finished second to Russia in the Global Games at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Tex., in June of 2006 ... scored 19 points and had five rebounds in a loss to Russia ... scored 18 points and had 11 rebounds in a victory over Argentina ... shot 56.8 percent (79-139) from the field for the 2005-06 season to lead the team in that department ... started 12 games during the 2005-06 season ... ranked fourth in rebounds and seventh in minutes played among freshmen in the ACC for the season ... had the first double-double of his collegiate career with 11 points and 12 rebounds, including seven offensive rebounds, in the victory over Virginia Tech (3/9/06) in the first round of the 2006 ACC Tournament ... his 12 rebounds in that game were a season high ... scored a season-high 14 points and grabbed five rebounds in 19 minutes in the season-opening victory over Liberty (11/18/05) ... named the Central Virginia Player of the Year by the Charlottesville Daily Progress and was a first-team All-Central Virginia selection after averaging 20.5 points, 12.0 rebounds and 2.0 blocked shots a game for the Blue Ridge School during the 2004-05 season ... also earned first-team All-Virginia Prep League, All-Virginia Prep League Tournament and All-Virginia Independent Schools (VIS) Division I All-State honors ... played for the U.S. All-Stars in the Capital Classic.

AT VIRGINIA: 2005-06-- Shot 56.8 percent (79-139) from the field for the season to lead the team in that department ... started 12 games ... played off the bench in 16 consecutive games before starting the final three games of the season ... averaged 6.2 points, 4.5 rebounds and 23.6 minutes played a game for the season ... ranked fourth in rebounds and seventh in minutes played among freshmen in the ACC ... had the first double-double of his collegiate career with 11 points and 12 rebounds, including seven offensive rebounds, in the victory over Virginia Tech (3/9/06) in the first round of the 2006 ACC Tournament ... his 12 rebounds in that game were a season high ... scored in double figures seven times during the season, including two of the last three games ... scored 11 points, was 5-7 from the field and had six rebounds in the loss at Stanford (3/14/06) in the opening round of the 2006 NIT ... tied his season-high with 34 minutes played in that game ... scored a season-high 14 points and grabbed five rebounds in 19 minutes in the season-opening victory over Liberty (11/18/05) ... was 6-7 from the field in that game ... scored 10 points and had five rebounds in 27 minutes off the bench in the victory over North Carolina (1/19/06) ... scored 12 points and grabbed eight rebounds in the win over Miami (1/24/06) ... was 5-6 from the field in that game ... his layup with 34 seconds left in overtime gave the Cavaliers a three-point lead in their home victory over Virginia Tech (2/11/06) ... had eight rebounds in the loss at Georgia Tech (12/4/05) ... scored 10 points and had four rebounds in 28 minutes in the victory over Loyola (12/23/05) ... scored eight points and grabbed six rebounds in the victory over Hartford (12/31/05) ... was 4-5 from the field in that game ... had eight points and nine rebounds in the loss at Western Kentucky (1/2/06) ... was 4-5 from the field in that game ... scored 10 points and had four rebounds despite playing just 17 minutes because of foul trouble in the loss at North Carolina State (2/1/06) ... was 4-4 from the field and scored nine points in the win over Longwood (2/15/06) ... played a season-high 34 minutes in the loss at North Carolina (3/1/06) ... lettered.

HIGH SCHOOL: Averaged 20.5 points, 12.0 rebounds and 2.0 blocked shots a game as a senior at the Blue Ridge School during the 2004-05 season for head coach Bill Ramsey ... named the Central Virginia Player of the Year by the Charlottesville Daily Progress and was a first-team All-Central Virginia selection ... also earned first-team All-Virginia Prep League, All-Virginia Prep League Tournament and All-Virginia Independent Schools (VIS) Division I All-State honors ... played for the U.S. All-Stars in the Capital Classic ... averaged 18.3 points and 11.4 rebounds a game as a junior during the 2003-04 season ... earned first-team VIS Division I All-State honors, first-team All-Virginia Prep League and first-team All-Central Virginia recognition as a junior ... also earned first-team All-Virginia Prep League honors as a sophomore ... named the Blue Ridge School's Most Valuable Player twice ... also competed in track and field at Blue Ridge.

Personal: Laurynas Mikalauskas ... nickname is Lauris ... born October 2, 1985 in Vilnius, Lithuania ... son of Ruta Neverauskiene and Audrius Neverauskas ... has a younger sister ... interests include cars and computers.

YearG-GSMP-Avg.FGM-FGAPct.3FM-3FAPct.FTM-FTAPct.Off-DefReb-AvgPF-DQAstTOBSStlPts-Avg
2005-06 30-12 709-23.6 79-139 .568 0-0 .000 27-50 .540 66-70 136-4.5 87-3 2 37 9 10 185-6.2
ACC 16-1 372-23.3 39-74 .527 0-0 .000 12-21 .571 35-33 68-4.3 50-2 1 16 4 4 90-5.6

Mikalauskas's Career Highs
Points--14 vs. Liberty (11/18/05); Rebounds--12 vs. Virginia Tech (3/9/06); FG Made--6 vs. Liberty (11/18/05); FG Att.--11 vs. Loyola (12/23/05); FT Made--5 vs. Virginia Tech (3/9/06); FT Att.--8 vs. Virginia Tech (3/9/06); Assists--1 vs. Loyola (12/23/05), vs. Virginia Tech (2/11/06); Blocks--2 vs. Boston College (2/21/06), vs. Stanford (3/14/06); Steals--1 on 10 occasions; Minutes--34 vs. North Carolina (3/1/06); vs. Stanford (3/14/06)