1 - Sarah Halejian
Sarah Halejian
Height: 5-9
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Wyckoff, N.J.
High School: Ramapo H.S.
Position: G

CAREER: Named the 2011-12 Ivy League Rookie of the Year, becoming the first Rookie of the Year from Yale since Melissa Colborne (2006-07) and fourth Yale Rookie of the Year overall, joining Colborne, Mary Kalich (1991-92) and Katy Grubbs (1995-96) … Was named Ivy League Rookie of the Week six times during the season, including the weeks of Dec. 19, Jan. 9, Jan. 16, Jan. 23, Jan. 30, and Feb. 27 … In her freshman season, Halejian appeared in 28 games with 22 starts and played a total of 696 minutes, averaging 24.9 minutes per game … She scored 228 points, averaging 8.1 points per game, fourth on the team … Shot 77-for-222 (.347) from the field, 23-for-90 (.256) from 3-point range, and 51-for-67 (.761) from the free-throw line … Finished her freshman season with 64 rebounds, including 13 offensive rebounds and 51 defensive rebounds, averaging 2.3 rebounds per game … Tallied 52 assists, 39 steals and five blocks.

Career Highs
  • Points: 18, at Brown, 1/13/12
  • FG Made: 6, vs. St. Francis (N.Y.), 12/18/11
  • FG Attempts: 15, at Princeton, 2/4/12
  • 3-Point FG Made: 3, at Baylor, 11/22/11
  • 3-Point FG Attempts: 7, vs. Baruch, 1/8/12
  • Free Throws Made: 6, Twice, most recent at Brown, 1/13/12
  • Free Throw Attempts: 8, at Bucknell, 1/3/12
  • Rebounds: 6, at Columbia, 2/24/12
  • Offensive Rebounds: 3, at Columbia, 2/24/12
  • Defensive Rebounds: 4, Three times, most recent at Cornell, 2/25/12
  • Assists: 6, at Dartmouth, 1/29/12
  • Steals: 6, vs. Holy Cross, 11/11/11
  • Blocked Shots: 2, vs. Texas-Pan American, 11/26/11
  • Minutes: 35, vs. Brown, 1/20/12
2011-12 Season: Appeared in all 28 games with 22 starts … Named Ivy League Rookie of the Year … Closed her freshman season with an average of 8.1 points, 2.3 rebounds and 1.9 assists per game, finishing fourth on the team in scoring and assists and third in steals (39) … Named Ivy League Rookie of the Week six times during the season, including the weeks of Dec. 19, Jan. 9, Jan. 16, Jan. 23, Jan. 30, and Feb. 27 … Tallied a career-high 18 points on 5-of-10 shooting and a perfect 6-for-6 from the foul line in the win at Brown on Jan. 13, 2012 … Recorded double figures in scoring in 10 games during the season, including seven straight games from Jan. 3 to Feb. 3 … Tallied a career-high six rebounds at Columbia on Feb. 24 … Dished out a career-high six assists at Dartmouth on Jan. 29 … Grabbed a career-high six steals in her Yale debut against Holy Cross on Nov. 11.
 

2011-12 Season Highs

  • Points: 18, at Brown, 1/13/12
  • FG Made: 6, vs. St. Francis (N.Y.), 12/18/11
  • FG Attempts: 15, at Princeton, 2/4/12
  • 3-Point FG Made: 3, at Baylor, 11/22/11
  • 3-Point FG Attempts: 7, vs. Baruch, 1/8/12
  • Free Throws Made: 6, Twice, most recent at Brown, 1/13/12
  • Free Throw Attempts: 8, at Bucknell, 1/3/12
  • Rebounds: 6, at Columbia, 2/24/12
  • Offensive Rebounds: 3, at Columbia, 2/24/12
  • Defensive Rebounds: 4, Three times, most recent at Cornell, 2/25/12
  • Assists: 6, at Dartmouth, 1/29/12
  • Steals: 6, vs. Holy Cross, 11/11/11
  • Blocked Shots: 2, vs. Texas-Pan American, 11/26/11
  • Minutes: 35, vs. Brown, 1/20/12

At Ramapo High School: A two-time North Jersey Player of the Year as a sophomore and junior ... Closed out high school career as Ramapo's all-time leading scorer (1,839 points) ... averaged 19 points, six assists, five rebounds, and four steals per game in her senior season ... led Ramapo to back-to-back county championships in her sophomore and junior seasons ... first-team all-county and all-league and second-team all-state honors in her senior season ... ranked No. 7 in MSG Varsity Magazine's list of Top 100 Players in New Jersey ... also played varsity soccer for four years.

Personal: Sarah is the daughter of Dr. Barry and Andrea Halejian … Sarah has two older siblings, Alexis and Eric.

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