University of Iowa Athletics

#20 Payton Sandfort

Height 6-7
Weight 215 lbs.
Class Fr.
Hometown Waukee, Iowa
High School Waukee
Twitter @Payton_20_
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Payton Sandfort - Men's Basketball - University of Iowa Athletics

High School — Iowa Basketball Coaches Association 4A Player of the Year as a senior… McDonald’s All-American nominee in 2021… averaged 16.6 points (56% FG; 49% 3-pt), 7.7 rebounds, and 3.1 assists his senior season… averaged 19.8 points, 8.7 rebounds, and 4.0 assists his junior season… two-time team captain… shot at a 45 percent clip from 3-point range his sophomore and junior seasons… two-time first-team All-State (Des Moines Register and Iowa Newspaper Writers Association)… All-Elite Team in 2021… first-team all-conference, State All-Tournament Team, and All Substate Team honoree as a junior… led Waukee High School to a State championship as a senior… led team to a conference and substate championship, and State tournament runner-up finish as a junior… member of the Waukee 2018 and 2019 conference and substate championship team that also placed third at the Iowa State tournament both seasons… competed on Kingdom Hoops AAU team in 2020, averaging 21 points, nine rebounds, and seven assists… starter on the Waukee Golf Team that won the 2020 state and district championship… individual runner-up at the district tournament, shooting an even-par 71… National Honor Society member… three-time All-Academic Award (Central Iowa Metro League)… Powerlife Leader for Lutheran Church of Hope middle school students the last three years.

Personal — Born 7/12/02… business major… parents are Brian and Gretchen Sandfort… has two younger siblings, Pryce and Piper… father played basketball at Hastings College… mother played basketball at Simpson College… high school coach was Justin Ohl… AAU coach was Tim Lubke.