3 Aaron Byrd
3 Aaron Byrd
Height: 6-3
Weight: 190
Year: So.
Hometown: Washington, D.C.
Position: G
Previous School: Landon HS

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2016-17: Named Peach Belt All-Academic … Had the second best 3PT% on the team (41.2 percent) and the fifth most assists (50) … Played in 31 of the teams 32 games and logged one start as a point guard … Averaged 3.9 ppg in 15.6 minutes per contest … Scored double figures four times – highlighted by 18 on Feb. 25 against Montevallo.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2015-16: Nominated for Male Freshman of the Year at the Augusta University Athletics Awards Banquet … Helped team reach the PBC Tournament Championship game … Played in all 29 games and made three starts … Shot 78.7% from the free-throw line … Ranked third on team in assists, 3PT% & FT% … Averaged 4.7 ppg, 1.6 apg, and 1.4 rpg as the backup point guard … Led Jags in scoring w/ 11 pts Jan. 27 vs. UNCP.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended the Landon School in Bethseda, Md., for one year and graduated in 2015 … Played basketball under Coach Rory Perkins and was named All-Met honorable mention by DC Basketball, first-team All-Conference, and All-Maryland honorable mention during his stint … An honor roll student who was awarded the Awareness and Multicultural Diversity Award … Played club ball for The 6th Man Warriors out of Bowie, Md., and made two All-Star appearances. 

PERSONAL: Born in Washington, D.C., on May 7, 1997 … Son to Christopher and Darlene Byrd and brother to Andrew Byrd … Plans on majoring in health and physical education.