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  Shayla Scott
Shayla Scott

Player Profile
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Monroeville, Pa.

High School:
Gateway

Height:
6-1

Position:
Forward

Experience:
2L

01/06/2008

Pittsburgh vs. DePaul

Pittsburgh vs. DePaul in Chicago on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2008. (AP Photos)

Career Statistics Get Acrobat Reader

As a Panther
Had 101 starts in 123 career contests ... recorded 47 career double-digit scoring games, 18 double-digit rebounding contests ... registered 12 double-doubles over career ... concluded career ranked 18th in scoring (996), 10th in rebounds (710). 15th in assists (249) and fourth in three-pointers made (118) in program history ... also graduated ranked seventh in the Pitt record book in games played ... collected 92 assists final season of play, the most in a single season for Scott.

SENIOR SEASON(2010-2011)
Started all 31 games ... averaged 9.3 points, 6.7 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game... ranked second on the team in both rebounds and assists a contest ... also ranked second among team leaders in blocked shots (36/1.2 per game) ... tallied double-figure scoring in 13 games on the season ... grabbed double-digit rebounding totals in six contests ... had three or more assists in a 15 games, while collecting at least four rebounds in 29 games... registered 40 three-pointers, second on the team ... concluded collegiate career with a double-double, tallying 11 points and 13 rebounds versus Marquette in the Big East Tournament second round... had a season-high 20 points on senior night against Villanova on Feb. 28, draining a season-best seven field goals ... had 16 points and five rebounds at Syracuse on Jan. 26 ... scored 17 points vs. Marquette on Jan. 29 and followed that performance with 15 points against Cincinnati on Feb. 1 ... Went 3-of-3 from three-point range versus the Bearcats ... drained a season-high four 3-pointers at Central Michigan on Dec. 31 (4-of-4), finishing with 16 points ... versus Austin Peay on Dec. 28, just missed a triple double with 12 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists ... also had a career-high eight assists in season opener on Nov. 12 versus Youngstown State ... posted season-high of 13 rebounds in three separate games.

JUNIOR SEASON (2009-10)
Set career-high's in nearly every offensive category after playing in all 31 games and making 26 starts on the season...averaged 10.2 points and 5.7 rebounds per game, ranking third and second on the team respectively...had 16 double-digit scoring games...led the Panthers in scoring in seven games on the year...grabbed a season-high 11 rebounds against Appalachian State (Nov. 27) and at Villanova (Feb. 17)...one of three Pitt players to be named to the all-tournament team at the Pitt Thanksgiving Tournament...finished with 16 points and hit a career-best five three pointers against Duquesne (Dec. 29)...dished out career-high six assists on two occasions; against Rutgers (Jan. 10) and at Cincinnati (Feb. 27)...played a career-high 41 minutes and scored a personal-best 21 points in overtime loss to Syracuse (Feb. 2)...had a career-high five blocks in regular-season finale at home against St. John's (Mar. 1).

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2008-09)
Shayla Scott started in all 33 games for the Panthers during her sophomore season...averaged 8.7 points per game and a team-high 6.7 rebounds per game...notched five double-doubles on the year...set career-high numbers in every statistical category, including rebounds with 18 against Notre Dame...went 5-for-9 and added six rebounds in Pitt's 86-57 dismantling of No. 8 Maryland...hit two key three pointers in overtime to seal a victory over Rutgers on the road...was 4-of-6 from the field and finished with 11 points against Montana in the NCAA First Round game.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2007-08)
Shayla Scott played in 28 games during the season and started 11...she suffered an ankle injury during the season that hampered her playing time...scored nine points on 4-of-6 shooting against Connecticut...returned from an injury that kept her out four games to score nine points in 17 minutes in win at DePaul...earned her first career double-double against Ohio with 12 points and 10 rebounds...scored 10 points and added three assists and two blocks in win at Mount St. Mary's in 26 minutes...grabbed nine rebounds in win over Arizona...earned a start in her first career game scoring nine points and adding eight rebounds in 30 minutes.

HIGH SCHOOL
Shayla Scott enters Pitt ranked as the No. 145th overall and 27th best forward in the country by the All-Star Girls Report...named to the Fab five WPIAL QUAD A in her junior season and was a second team WPIAL QUAD A honoree in her sophomore year...Scott is a three-time third team all-state honoree and has earned numerous player of the week honors by the Post-Gazette...as a freshman, Scott was named the Eat `n Park Hospitality Group Freshman Player of the Year...as a sophomore she was named to the AAU National Championship All-America team...as a junior Scott averaged 15.8 points, eight rebounds and three assists per game.

PERSONAL
Shayla Scott is the daughter of Jennifer Bruce Scott, a former player and second leading scorer in Pitt women's basketball history, and Rod Scott...has one brother Tyler (17)...Niece of current Pitt Associate AD and former Pitt women's basketball coach Kirk Bruce...Secretary of the Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) and Blue and Gold society...graduated high school with honors...earned bachelor's degree in media and professional communications and working toward a master's degree in health and fitness.