- 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)
- Appeared in five games, grabbing two rebounds
- Made her collegiate debut in the South Point Shootout game against Nebraska, playing seven minutes
- Missed the entire season with a leg injury
- 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
- Daughter of Damita Payne
- Undeclared major
PAYNE'S CAREER STATS
Huff Looking to Make Up for Lost TimeMen's Basketball6/19/18A 7-1 forward from Durham, N.C., Jay Huff hopes to carve out a role in Virginia's frontcourt as a redshirt sophomore in 2018-19.Nus Traveling Road to RecoveryMen's Soccer6/18/18Rising senior Sergi Nus, an All-ACC defender who's recovering from a torn ACL, expects to be ready for Virginia's opener in August.Hall Working to Raise NBA StockMen's Basketball6/12/18By the time the NBA draft arrives on June 21, former UVA guard Devon Hall will have worked out for nearly two-thirds of the league's 30 teams.
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A 1985 graduate of UVA, White worked at the Richmond Times-Dispatch until July 2009. He was honored six times as the state's Sportswriter of the Year.
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