Sharavjamts, a 6-foot-9, 182-pound point guard, will make college basketball history as the first citizen of Mongolia to earn a Division I scholarship.
“We’re excited to announce the addition of Mike Sharavjamts to our program and welcome him to the Flyer family,” Grant said in a press release. “He brings a unique combination of size, skill, and versatility that will fit our system and style of play very well.”
UD released a video on social media with former Flyers Jordy Tshimanga, Jimmy Binnie, Chris Wright, Keith Waleskowski plus one current Flyer, Toumani Camara, welcoming Sharavjamts to the program.
At this point, Sharavjamts (SHAR-uv-jaumts) is the only member of Dayton’s 2022 recruiting class. There are two scholarships open after Elijah Weaver and Moulaye Sissoko entered the transfer portal.
Sharavjamts played at the prestigious Nike Hoop Summit in Portland, Ore., on Friday with many of the top recruits in the class of 2022. In just under 11 minutes, he had two points, two blocks, a rebound and an assists. He made 1 of 3 field-goal attempts.
Sharavjamts played this past season at the International Sports Academy in Willoughby, Ohio. He averaged 10.2 points, 4.6 rebounds and 3.6 assists in 24 games and shot 51.2% (44 of 86) from 3-point range.
Sharavjamts ranks 100th in the 2022 class, according to ESPN.com, No. 147, according to Rivals.com, and No. 150, according to 247Sports.com.