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Peyton Martin
Player Profile:
Peyton Martin 3072544
Position: Forward
Height: 5'11"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Pine Bluff, Ark.
High School: Watson Chapel High School
Major: Multimedia Journalism
Experience: 1 Letter

SOPHOMORE (2018-19): Led the team in scoring with 412 points total for the season and averaged 13.7 points per outing … Started every game in her sophomore season (30) … Team leader in rebounding and blocked shots … Second in minutes (850) and in minutes per game (28.3) … Scored in double figures in 21 of her 30 games played … Posted four double-digit rebound performances, including a season-best 13 on March 2 vs. Georgia Southern … Drilled a season-high 11 field goals on Nov. 17 at UT Martin … Went a career-best 10-of-12 from the charity stripe against Memphis on Nov. 12. 

FRESHMAN (2017-18): Appeared in 18 games with two starts … Averaged 6.1 points per game … Scored a season-high 17 points against Georgia Southern on Feb. 3 … Led the team in scoring with 15 points in its victory at Florida on Nov. 14 … Grabbed 4.2 rebounds per game … Had a season best 9 rebounds at Troy on Feb. 8 … Scored in double-figures 10 times … Led the team in scoring once … Led the team in rebounding three times … Missed seven games in the middle of the season due to a foot injury … Returned to action on Jan. 20 and played eight games before suffering another foot injury and missing the final five games of the season … Named to the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll.

HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped at Watson Chapel High School … Averaged 14 points, eight rebounds, three blocks and two assists per game … Led the Wildcats to a 5A state championship with a 30-3 overall record in 2016-17 … Named the 5A state tournament MVP … As a junior Watson Chapel won the 5A state title where she was also named the state tournament MVP … A four-time all-conference and all-state selection and two all-state tournament pick.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Harris Martin and Felecia Dotson … Has two siblings, Harris Martin Jr. and Lauren Hardiman … Birthday is March 7 … Majoring in Broadcast Journalism.

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