15 - Megan Vasquez
Megan Vasquez
Born: 10/10/1991
Height: 5-8
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Merrick, N.Y.
High School: Sanford H. Calhoun
Position: G

CAREER: Earned a spot on the All-Ivy League First Team following the 2010-11 and 2011-12 seasons, becoming one of only six Yale players to earn First Team honors more than once in her career. Vasquez is the first Yale player to do so since Mary Kalich in 1992-93 and 1993-94. The other four are Tonya Lawrence (1987-88, 88-89, 89-90), Sue Johnson (1983-84, 84-85), Margy Hutchinson (1981-82, 82-83) and Lisa Brummel (1979-80, 80-81) … Vasquez became the 17th player in Yale history to surpass 1,000 career points, passing the mark against Cornell on Feb. 10. She finished the 2011-12 season with 1,117 points, which currently places her in 11th place on Yale’s all-time scoring list … In her three seasons at Yale, Vasquez has appeared in 83 games in her Yale career with 69 starts … Has played a total of 2,451 minutes, averaging 29.5 minutes per game … Scored 1,117 points, averaging 13.5 points per game, while scoring in double figures in 61 games and 20 or more points in 14 games … Shot 360-for-1002 (.359) from the field, 122-for-415 (.294) from 3-point range, and 275-for-345 (.797) from the free-throw line … Recorded 311 rebounds, including 109 offensive rebounds and 202 defensive rebounds, averaging 3.7 rebounds per game … Tallied 183 assists (2.2 assists per game), 116 steals (1.4 steals per game), and 14 blocks.

Career Highs
  • Points: 28, vs. Columbia, 2/11/12
  • FG Made: 9, Five times, most recent vs. Dartmouth, 2/17/12
  • FG Attempts: 20, at Brown, 1/13/12
  • 3-Point FG Made: 6, vs. Columbia, 2/11/12
  • 3-Point FG Attempts: 9, Three times, most recent at Brown, 1/13/12
  • Free Throws Made: 10, vs. Texas-Pan American, 11/26/11
  • Free Throw Attempts: 12, Twice, most recent vs. Texas-Pan American, 11/26/11
  • Rebounds: 10, at Boston University, 11/17/10
  • Offensive Rebounds: 4, Five times, most recent at Harvard, 1/27/12
  • Defensive Rebounds: 8, at Penn, 2/3/12
  • Assists: 7, Twice, most recent at Holy Cross, 11/12/10
  • Steals: 5, Twice, most recent vs. St. Francis (N.Y.), 12/18/11
  • Blocked Shots: 1, 14 times, most recent vs. Princeton, 3/2/12
  • Minutes: 41, at Dartmouth (2OT), 2/13/10

2011-12 Season: Appeared and started in all 28 games … Averaged a team-high 15.3 points per game, which ranked fourth among Ivy League leaders … Averaged 17.1 points per game in Ivy League games, which ranked second among Ivy League leaders … Averaged 3.9 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game … Led the Bulldogs in free-throw shooting percentage (.848, 95-for-112) … Second on the team in field goal percentage (.402, 142-for-353) … Second on the team in made 3-pointers (50) and third in 3-point shooting percentage (.333, 50-for-150) … Third on the team in rebounding (3.9 rebounds per game) … Scored 429 points, which is eighth on Yale’s all-time single-season scoring list … Scored in double figures in 23 games and scored 20 or more points in nine games … Scored 25 points against Cornell on Feb. 10, surpassing 1,000 career points to become the 17th player in Yale’s history to score 1,000 points in her Yale career …Scored a career-high 28 points behind a career-high six 3-pointers in the victory over Columbia on Feb. 11 … Earned Ivy League Player of the Week honors after reaching 1,000 career points and averaging 26.5 points, 4.5 rebounds and 3.5 assists in the weekend sweep over Cornell and Columbia … Recorded a career-high 10 made free throws while matching her career-high of 12 attempts vs. Texas-Pan Am. on Nov. 26.

2011-12 Season Highs
  • Points: 28, vs. Columbia, 2/11/12
  • FG Made: 9, Four times, most recent vs. Dartmouth, 2/17/12
  • FG Attempts: 20, at Brown, 1/13/12
  • 3-Point FG Made: 6, vs. Columbia, 2/11/12
  • 3-Point FG Attempts: 9, at Brown, 1/13/12
  • Free Throws Made: 10, vs. Texas-Pan American, 11/26/11
  • Free Throw Attempts: 12, vs. Texas-Pan American, 11/26/11
  • Rebounds: 8, at Penn, 2/3/12
  • Offensive Rebounds: 4, at Harvard, 1/27/12
  • Defensive Rebounds: 8, at Penn, 2/3/12
  • Assists: 6, vs. Holy Cross, 11/11/11
  • Steals: 5, vs. St. Francis (N.Y.), 12/18/11
  • Blocked Shots: 1, Four times, most recent vs. Princeton, 3/2/12
  • Minutes: 38, vs. Penn, 3/3/12

2010-11: Became the 17th player in Yale history to earn All-Ivy First Team honors … Started all 27 games in which she appeared … Missed two games due to concussion … Averaged a team-leading 13.6 points per game … Team’s top free-throw shooter with 76.8 percent success rate (96-for-125) … Averaged 3.5 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game … Scored in double figures in 19 of 27 games … Scored at least 20 points in five games … Recorded her first career double-double with 17 points and a career-high 10 rebounds on Nov. 17, 2010, at Boston University … Scored a career-high 25 points in leading the Bulldogs to their first-ever win over a nationally ranked opponent vs. then-No. 14 Florida State on Dec. 18, 2010.

2009-10: Appeared in all 28 games include 14 starts...Averaged team-highs in points (11.5) and assists (2.3) per game...Led the team in steals (41)...Posted double-digit figures on 20 occasions...Scored 15 points in her first first action a as Bulldog...Reached a season-high 19 points on three occasions...Pulled down a season-high nine rebounds against Brown on Jan. 22...Dished a season-high seven assists against Columbia on Feb. 6.     

At Sanford H. Calhoun: Four-year captain of her high school team...Was the first player in school history to reach 2,000 career points, finishing with 2,077...The first athlete in Calhoun history to have her number retired...McDonald's All-America Nominee...Wendy's High School Heisman State Finalist...2008-09 Nassau County Player of the Year...Two-time Newsday All-Long Island First Team selection...2008 AAU Nationals All-American...Four-time team MVP...Averaged 24.2 points, nine rebounds, eight assists and six steals as a senior...Also played varsity lacrosse and soccer...Was three-year captain of the lacrosse team...A member of the National Honors Society...Recipient of the All-American Scholar Award...Represented New York at the 2009 Presidential Youth Leadership Conference.

Personal: Daughter of Hector and Edna Vasquez ... Brother, Hector, played football at Hofstra ... Sister, Nadine, played basketball at Fordham ... Megan and Nadine hold Long Island high school record for sisters with 3,725 combined points ... Anthropology major.