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Shalyn Martin
Shalyn  Martin

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Arlington, TX

High School:
Mansfield Summit

Height:
5-11

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
07/14/1989

Experience:
3L

03/06/2017

WBB: Johnson named SBC Defensive Player of the Year

Johnson earned UTA's third defensive player of the year honor all-time.

03/02/2017

WBB: UTA reaches 20-win mark with victory over ULM

The 20-win season is the first for UTA since 2008-09 and kept the Lady Mavs in second in the SBC.

12/31/2016

WBB: UTA 60, CCU 58 - Post game notes

Cierra Johnson moved into 7th in UTA history with seven steals, tied for 3rd most in single-game history.

12/09/2016

WBB: Lady Mavs back at home to face Eastern New Mexico

Sunday is "Study Break" day at CPC. The first 200 students will receive free Scantrons and pencils.

03/01/2016

WBB: VanDijk's career high leads UTA over Texas State

UTA moved within a game of fourth-place South Alabama and Troy with two games remaining.

2009-10 [Junior] Enters her senior season only six points shy of 1,000 career points... was named UTA's first Southland Conference Defensive Player of the Year after averaging 8.5 rebounds per game and finishing with 11 double-doubles and 34 blocks... was a Third Team All-SLC recipient... finished the season averaging 12.4 points per game... appeared in 30 games while making 30 starts in the rotation... recorded a career-high 30 points at Nicholls State (3/03), shooting 14-of-20 from the field, including 1-of-2 from behind the arc and 1-of-1 from the free throw line... tied her career high of 14 rebounds three times at Prairie View A&M (11/27), UTSA (2/13), and Sam Houston State (2/27)... in conference action, Martin was ranked second in blocks (22) and defensive rebounds (97) and third with 8.6 rebounds per game... scored in double-figures in 21 games... finished the Southland Conference Tournament averaging 9.7 points and 8.3 rebounds per game... recorded a 17-point, 13-rebound performance in game two of the tournament against UTSA (3/09)... Martin's 95 career blocks is fifth all-time.

2008-2009 [Sophomore]
Named All-SLC Third Team... selected to the SLC Tournament and Bahamas Sunsplash All-Tournament team... started in all 33 games... finished conference averaging 11.1 points and overall 10.9 points per game... led the team for the second season in steals (44)...10th all-time in blocks (40) in a single season... tied her career-high 19 points on 8-of-14 shooting from the floor at Tulsa (Dec. 29)... recorded a pair of double-doubles, the first at McNeese State (Feb. 11) with a 10-point, 10-rebound performance and a career-high 14 rebounds and 13 points at Sam Houston State (Feb. 28)... recorded 10 or more points in 23 games and 15 or more in seven... finished with at least one rebound in every contest... scored 17 points on 7-of-11 shooting from the field against Nicholls State (Mar. 4)... scored 16 points on two occasions, the first at Marshall (Dec. 2) and at Texas State (Jan. 31)... started the season with a 15-point, six rebound performance at SMU (Nov. 14)... scored in double-figures in all three games at the SLC Tournament... finished with 12 points at Oklahoma State (Mar. 21) in the WNIT.

2007-08 [Freshman]
The UTA freshman put together a stellar rookie campaign with the Lady Mavericks as she ranked first on the squad in steals (31), assists (21), and free throws made (66), second in free throw attempts (86), third in total points (264), points per game (9.1), field goals attempts (233), three-point field goal attempts (69), three-point field goals made (18) and fourth in free throw percentage (.767)... recorded her first career double-double (points-rebounds) on the road against Texas State (Mar. 8) with a 19-point, 10 rebound performance... notched 19 points on 7-of-10 shooting, including 1-of-2 from three-point range and 4-of-5 from the charity stripe, to go along with six rebounds and four steals versus Sam Houston State (Feb. 28)... collected 15 points on 7-of-14 shooting and grabbed six rebounds in 38 minutes of action in the first round of the Southland Conference Tournament against University of Texas at San Antonio (Mar. 14)... recorded 15 points and grabbed four rebounds versus McNeese State (Mar. 12)... scored 14 points on 4-of-9 shooting and 6-of-7 from the charity stripe, to go along with seven rebounds, two assists and two steals in 40 minutes of action versus Stephen F. Austin (Feb. 2)... notched 13 points on 5-of-11 shooting, including 3-of-4 from behind the arc to go along with four rebounds, a career-high seven assists and one steal at Texas Hall versus Stephen F. Austin (Mar. 1)... posted 21 games of five or more rebounds this past season... selected as the Southland Conference player of the week on one occasion... finished with 12 points and grabbed eight rebounds against Big XII opponent Texas A&M (Dec. 28)... scored 12 points on 8-of-9 from the charity stripe and added seven rebounds, two assists and two steals on the road versus Southeastern Louisiana (Jan. 19)... nearly missed out on her second double-double of the season against Central Arkansas (Jan. 10) at Texas Hall where she collected 10 rebounds and nine points... appeared in all 29 games for the Lady Mavericks while making 29 starts in the starting rotation... finished her first season averaging 9.1 points, 5.4 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 1.1 steals per game.

Mansfield Summit High School
A two-sport athlete, Martin lettered in basketball and track... is the second all-time leading scorer with 948 points, first all-time with 245 free throws, and the leading career rebounder with 577 boards at MSHS... as a senior helped lead the Jaguars to the state semifinals... earning TABC and TGCA all-state and all-star honors... was a 2007 McDonald's All-American nominee... named team and District 4-5A defensive MVP... earned first team all-district honors as a junior and senior.

Off The Hardwood
Martin is the daughter of Charles Martin and Shedonna Wilder... born July 14, 1989 in New Orleans, Louisiana... has two brothers - Jarius and Charles... majoring in broadcasting.

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