Skyler Halford Athlete Profile

#23 Skyler Halford

Position: Guard Height: 6-1 Weight: 175 Class: Senior Roster Years: 2013-2015 Hometown: Orem, UT Mission: Brazil Last School: Salt Lake Community College

Personal

  • Parents are Rod and Jill
  • Has four siblings
  • Served a mission for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Brazil

At Salt Lake Community College

  • Named an NJCAA All-America First Team honoree as a sophomore
  • Region 18 MVP and Scenic West Athletic Conference Player of the Year
  • Led SLCC to a record of 29-5 overall and 14-1 in the SWAC
  • Led SLCC to the SWAC and Region 18 titles and to the round of 16 in the NJCAA Tournament
  • Averaged 17.4 points, 4.5 rebounds, 4.0 assists and 1.6 steals
  • Shot .461 from the field, .393 from three and .908 from the free throw line
  • Averaged 10.6 points, 3.1 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 1.1 steals as a freshman
  • Shot .452 from the field, .450 from three and .819 from the free throw line
  • Earned second-team all-region honors
  • Led SLCC to a record of 22-9 overall and 9-6 in the SWAC

At Timpanogos High School

  • As a senior was second in 5A in scoring at 23.6 points per game
  • Also averaged 5.0 rebounds and 4.5 assists as a senior and led the Timberwolves to the state tournament
  • Averaged 19.8 points per game as a junior
  • Averaged 13.2 points per game as sophomore


2013-2014 | Junior Year

  • Named WCC Player of the Week Jan. 6 for scoring 28 points on 11 of 16 shooting against San Diego while adding 3 assists, 2 rebounds and 1 steal
  • Named to the NABC Honors Court and received Bronze Honors on the WCC Commissioner's Honor Roll
  • Posted season highs of 28 points (San Diego), 6 rebounds (twice), 4 assists (Santa Clara), 3 steals (at San Francisco), 11 field goals made (San Diego), 4 made threes (San Diego) and 11 free throws made (at San Francisco)
  • Scored 28 points and had 3 assists against San Diego on Jan. 4
  • Scored 18 points against Pepperdine and grabbed 6 rebounds on Jan. 9
  • Scored 12 points, grabbed 6 rebounds and had 4 assists against Santa Clara on Feb. 6
  • Scored in double figures 13 times, had 20-plus points once and 3-plus threes 3 times
  • Led the team in scoring once and assists twice
  • Averaged 7.0 points, 1.4 rebounds and 1.0 assists and shot .431 from the field, .312 from three and .845 from the free throw line

2014-2015 | Senior Year

  • Played in 34 games and started 4
  • Received the Dale McCann Spirit of Sport Award at the 2015 Y Awards
  • Ranked 1st in the WCC in 3-point field-goal percentage, 12th in 3-point field goals made and 30th in scoring
  • Concluded his BYU career ranked 7th for most consecutive games with a 3-pointer, 9th in career 3-point field-goal percentage (minimum 75 made 3s), 14th for highest effective field goal percentage and T-18th in 3 3-pointers games
  • Finished the 2014-15 season ranked 4th in BYU single-season history in 3-point field-goal percentage, 8th in effective field-goal percentage and 9th in free-throw percentage
  • Posted season highs of 19 points (Portland), 5 rebounds (3 times), 7 assists (twice), 3 steals (Utah) and 4 3-point field goals (Portland)
  • Scored in double figures 15 times and hit 3-plus 3-point field goals 9 times
  • Led the team in scoring once and assists 6 times