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35 Shakyna Payne
Shakyna  Payne

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Acworth, Ga.

High School:
Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy

Height:
6-3

Position:
Forward


AT VIRGINIA

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
  • Undeclared major

PAYNE'S CAREER STATS

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