34 - Janna Graf
Janna Graf
Height: 6-0
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Mission Woods, Kan.
High School: Shawnee Mission E.
Position: G
Major: Economics
Residential College: Ezra Stiles

CAREER: Named Team Captain for the 2013-14 season, the 36th captain in Yale's history ... All-Ivy League Honorable Mention selection in 2012-13 and unanimous All-Ivy Rookie Team selection in 2010-11 … Has appeared in 82 games in her Yale career with 76 starts … Has started 57 straight games, dating back to Yale’s loss to Boston College in the opening round of the WNIT on March 17, 2011 … Graf has played a total of 2,372 minutes in her three seasons, averaging 28.9 minutes per game … She will enter the 2013-14 season needing just 117 points to become the 18th player in Yale’s history to record 1,000 career points … She has scored 883 points, averaging 10.8 points per game … Shot 309-for-806 (.383) from the field, 140-for-390 (.359) from 3-point range, and 125-for-172 (.727) from the free-throw line … Collected a total of 424 rebounds, averaging 5.2 rebounds per game, with 147 offensive rebounds and 277 defensive rebounds … She has also tallied 131 assists, 114 steals, and 19 blocks.

 

Career Highs 

  • Points: 26, vs. Brown, 1/14/11
  • FG Made: 10, vs. Brown, 1/14/11
  • FG Attempts: 17, vs. Brown, 1/14/11
  • 3-Point FG Made: 6, Twice, most recent at Georgetown, 12/28/12
  • 3-Point FG Attempts: 13, at Georgetown, 12/28/12
  • Free Throws Made: 7, at Cornell, 2/15/13
  • Free Throw Attempts: 9, at Cornell, 2/15/13
  • Rebounds: 13, at Houston, 11/25/11
  • Offensive Rebounds: 5, Twice, most recent vs. Harvard, 2/1/13
  • Defensive Rebounds: 11, at Houston, 11/25/11
  • Assists: 7, vs. Harvard, 2/11/11
  • Steals: 5, vs. Fordham, 12/4/12
  • Blocked Shots: 2, Four times, most recent vs. Cornell, 3/2/13
  • Minutes: 37, vs. Brown, 1/14/11

 

2012-13 Season: Appeared and started in all 28 games … Closed her junior season with an average of 12.1 points, 5.4 rebounds, and 2.3 rebounds per game … Led the team in rebounding (151, 5.4 rpg.), steals (45, 1.6 spg.), made 3-pointers (53) and 3-pointers made per game (1.9), offensive rebounds (2.0 orpg.), and defensive rebounds (3.4 drpg.) … Second on the team in scoring (12.1 ppg.) and 3-point shooting percentage (.402, 53-for-132, Second among Ivy League Leaders behind teammate Allie Messimer) and third on the team in field goal percentage (.392, 113-for-288) and free-throw shooting percentage (.800, 60-for-75) … Led Yale in scoring in six games and was the leading rebounder in seven games … Named Ivy League Player of the Week for the third time in her career on Dec. 10, 2012, the seventh Ivy League weekly award of her career, after averaging after averaging 16.5 points, 6.5 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 3.5 steals in leading the Bulldogs to a pair of victories against Fordham and St. Francis Brooklyn … Scored a season-high 19 points twice in wins at Penn (March 9) and at home over Columbia (March 1) … Recorded a career-high five steals in the win over Fordham on Dec. 12, 2012 … Recorded her second career double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds in the win at Dartmouth on Feb. 22, 2013 … Tallied career-high marks in free throws made (7) and attempted (9) in the win at Cornell on Feb. 15, 2013.

 

2012-13 Season Highs

  • Points: 19, Twice, most recent at Penn, 3/9/13
  • FG Made: 7, Twice, most recent at Sacred Heard, 1/2/13
  • FG Attempts: 15, at Sacred Heart, 1/2/13
  • 3-Point FG Made: 6, at Georgetown, 12/28/12
  • 3-Point FG Attempts: 13, at Georgetown, 12/28/12
  • Free Throws Made: 7, at Cornell, 2/15/13
  • Free Throw Attempts: 9, at Cornell, 2/15/13
  • Rebounds: 12, at Northwestern, 11/21/12
  • Offensive Rebounds: 5, Twice, most recent vs. Harvard, 2/1/13
  • Defensive Rebounds: 10, at Northwestern, 11/21/12
  • Assists: 5, Twice, most recent at Cornell, 2/15/13
  • Steals: 5, vs. Fordham, 12/4/12
  • Blocked Shots: 2, Three times, most recent vs. Cornell, 3/2/13
  • Minutes: 36, Twice, most recent at Penn, 3/9/13

 

2011-12 Season: Appeared and started in all 28 games … Closed her sophomore season with an average of 10.6 points, 5.8 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game, finishing first on the team in rebounding, second in scoring and steals (42) … Recorded double-figure scoring totals in 14 of Yale’s 28 games, averaging 10.6 points per game, which was second on the team … Finished the season as Yale’s top rebounder, averaging 5.8 rebounds per game … Named Ivy League Player of the Week for the second time in her career on Jan. 30, after averaging 17.5 points and 7.0 rebounds in wins at Harvard and Dartmouth … Recorded a career-high four steals, all in the first half, to go with 16 points in the loss at Quinnipiac on Dec. 20 … Recorded her first career double-double with 25 points and a career-high 13 rebounds at Houston on Nov. 25. Her 11 defensive rebounds also set a new career-high mark.

 

2011-12 Season Highs

  • Points: 25, at Houston, 11/25/11
  • FG Made: 8, at Houston, 11/25/11
  • FG Attempts: 16, at Harvard, 1/27/12
  • 3-Point FG Made: 5, Three times, most recent at Dartmouth, 1/29/12
  • 3-Point FG Attempts: 10, Three times, most recent at Dartmouth, 1/29/12
  • Free Throws Made: 5, at Quinnipiac, 12/20/11
  • Free Throw Attempts: 8, at Quinnipiac, 12/20/11
  • Rebounds: 13, at Houston, 11/25/11
  • Offensive Rebounds: 4, vs. Columbia, 2/11/12
  • Defensive Rebounds: 11, at Houston, 11/25/11
  • Assists: 4, Twice, most recent vs. Dartmouth, 2/17/12
  • Steals: 4, at Quinnipiac, 12/20/11
  • Blocked Shots: 2, at Bucknell, 1/3/12
  • Minutes: 35, vs. Penn, 3/3/12

 

2010-11: One of three unanimous selections to the All-Ivy Rookie Team … Appeared in 26 games with 20 starts … Finished third on the team in scoring with an average of 9.5 points per game … Averaged 4.2 rebounds per game … Missed the first three games of the season due to illness … Scored in double figures in 11 games, surpassing the 20-point mark three times … Scored a career-high 26 points to lead Yale to a win over Brown in the Ivy League opener on Jan. 14, 2011 … Tallied 22 points to help lead the Bulldogs to their first-ever win over a nationally ranked opponent vs. then-No. 14 Florida State on Dec. 18, 2010 … Recorded at least five rebounds in 10 games, including a career-high nine rebounds twice … Recorded a career-high seven assists on Feb. 11, 2011, vs. Harvard … Named Ivy League Rookie of the Week four times … Earned Ivy League Player of the Week and Rookie of the Week honors on Jan. 17, 2011, the first Yale player to earn both honors in the same week since Erica Davis in 2004.

At Shawnee Mission East High School: Three-time captain…Two-time Sunflower League Player of the Year…. Three-time all-state… Three-time All-Sunflower League...Two-time Sun County Player of the Year… Second in school history in career points (1,200) and rebounds (620)... Two-year DiRenna Award finalist…Two-time first team Kansas All-Metro Team… Kansas Gatorade Player of the Year nominee… McDonald's All-American nominee… Averaged 21 points and 9.9 rebounds as a senior… Team was co-Sunflower League Champions in 2008 and 2010… Qualified for state championship tournament in 2009, the first time in 19 years… Helped her class to the most basketball wins in school history…. Also lettered in track.

Personal: Resident of Ezra Stiles College ... Daughter of William Graf and Sabina Teschner … Name is pronounced “Yanna” … Parents attended German universities and Janna is interested in the German language … An Economics major.

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