33 - Caleb Holmes
Caleb Holmes
Height: 6-6
Weight: 205
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Olathe, KS
High School: Olathe South
Position: G/F

Notes: Second all-time at Yale with a career .822 free throw percentage... Seventh in school history with 137 career three-pointers. 2007-08: Ninth in the Ivy League in three-point field goal percentage (.385)... Shot 84.8 percent from the foul line in Ivy games, which was eighth best in the league... Averaged a career best 9.6 points, which was third on the team... Second on the team in three-pointers (42) and fourth in assists (53)... His two free throws with 25 seconds left forced overtime in a victory over Brown... Made a three-pointer with 15 seconds left to force overtime in a win over Fairfield... Received a warm reception for the Kansas fans when he was introduced in the starting lineup... Grew up in Olathe, Kan., which is less than 30 miles from the Kansas campus... Scored a career-high 23 points at UMass on 8 of 10 from the field, including 4 of 5 from three-point range... Recipient of the Stan Smith Senior Award and the Eggie Miles Award as the team's top free throw shooter at the post-season banquet. 2006-07: Started a career high 22 games... Fifth in the Ivy League in free throw percentage (.837, 67 of 80)... Made a school-record 31 consecutive free throws during the middle of the season... Missed only five foul shots (52 of 57, .912) in Ivy games... Second on team in three-pointers (32) and assists (60) and tied for third in scoring (8.7 ppg.)... Had 11 double-figure scoring games... Scored a career-high 20 points in win at Columbia. Was 5 of 6 from the field and made all three of his three-point attempts... Led Yale with 19 points at Harvard. Was 9 for 9 from the free throw line, the last eight of which came in the final 5:02 of the second half to help seal the victory... Led Yale with 17 points in win over American. Added six rebounds and three assists... Recipient of the Eggie Miles Award as Yale's top foul shooter for the second straight year at post season banquet. 2005-06: Second on the team in three-pointers made (39) and fifth in scoring (7.7 ppg.)... At the team's post season banquet, received the Eggie Miles Award as Yale's top foul shooter. Made 56 of 70 free throws (80 percent)... Against Sacred Heart, made the game-winning three-pointer with 1.9 seconds left in the second half. Seven of his 15 points in the game came in the final 19 seconds... Against Navy scored a career-high 17 points after making 4 of 8 shots from the field and all six of his free throw attempts... Scored in double figures in nine games... On Yale's spring trip to Spain, averaged 8.4 points. 2004-05: Recipient of the John C. Cobb Award as Yale's top freshman... Started the final 10 games of the season... In 14 league games averaged 7.0 points and 3.2 rebounds... 24 three-pointers were second on the team, and he was fourth in steals with 20... Named the Ivy League Rookie of the Week after scoring 15 points against Columbia and 11 the next night at Cornell... Finished with six double-figure scoring games, all of which came in Ivy play... In Yale's home victory over Cornell grabbed seven rebounds and dished out six assists in 26 minutes... First career start came at UMass. Before Yale: A McDonald's All-America nominee... Averaged 15.6 points and 6.0 rebounds in his senior year at Olathe South High School... A first team all-state and all-metro selection... Named to the all-tournament team at the Tournament of Champions in Springfield, Mo. Personal: Caleb's father, Mark, played professional basketball in Iceland from 1978-80, in Buenos Aires, Argentina, from 1980-82 and in Oslo, Norway, from 1983-85. Caleb and his twin brother Nick, who also plays for Yale, were born in Oslo.


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