1 - Sarah Halejian
Sarah Halejian
Height: 5-9
Year: So.
Hometown: Wyckoff, N.J.
High School: Ramapo H.S.
Position: G
Major: Undeclared
Residential College: Pierson

CAREER: All-Ivy League First Team selection in 2012-13 … 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 her freshman season, including the weeks of Dec. 19, Jan. 9, Jan. 16, Jan. 23, Jan. 30, and Feb. 27 … In two seasons at Yale, Halejian has appeared in 56 games with 50 starts, including a streak that is currently at 45 consecutive starts entering the 2013-14 season … Has scored in double figures in 36 games and at least 20 points twice … Has played a total of 1,541 minutes, averaging 27.5 minutes per game … She will enter the 2013-14 season needing just 387 points to record 1,000 career points … Scored a total of 613 points, averaging 10.9 points per game … Shot 226-for-583 (.388) from the field, 54-for-177 (.305), and 107-for-147 (.728) from the free-throw line … Grabbed a total of 158 rebounds, including 37 offensive rebounds and 121 defensive rebounds, averaging 2.8 rebounds per game … Tallied 133 assists (2.4 apg.), 76 steals (1.4 spg.), and 16 blocks.

 

Career Highs

  • Points: 29, at Harvard, 2/23/13
  • FG Made: 12, at Harvard, 2/23/13
  • FG Attempts: 19, vs. Brown, 1/19/13
  • 3-Point FG Made: 4, at Harvard, 2/23/13
  • 3-Point FG Attempts: 7, vs. Baruch, 1/8/12
  • Free Throws Made: 8, vs. Princeton, 2/10/13
  • Free Throw Attempts: 10, vs. Princeton, 2/10/13
  • Rebounds: 10, at Brown, 1/25/13
  • Offensive Rebounds: 3, Three times, most recent at Harvard, 2/23/13
  • Defensive Rebounds: 8, Twice, most recent at Penn, 3/9/13
  • Assists: 9, at Georgetown, 12/28/12
  • Steals: 6, vs. Holy Cross, 11/11/11
  • Blocked Shots: 2, Twice, most recent vs. Harvard, 2/1/13
  • Minutes: 35, vs. Brown, 1/20/12
 

2012-13 Season: All-Ivy League First Team selection … Appeared in all 28 games with 28 starts … Led Yale in scoring with 385 total points and an average of 13.8 points per game, which was fifth among Ivy League leaders … Led the team in made field goals per game (5.3) … Second on the team in field goal percentage (.413, 149-for-361), assists (81, 2.9 apg.), steals (37, 1.3 spg.), and blocks (11, 0.4 bpg.) … Fifth on the team in rebounding (94, 3.4 rpg.) … Led Yale in scoring in 11 games and was the leading rebounder in four games … In Ivy League games only, led Yale in scoring (14.1 ppg., fifth among Ivy League leaders) and steals (1.1 spg.), and was second on the team in assists (2.4 apg.), and blocks (0.5 bpg.) … Scored a career-high 29 points on 12-of-15 shooting, including a perfect 4-for-4 from 3-point range; the 29 points, 12 made field goals and 80.0 field-goal percentage are all the second-highest marks in Yale’s record books … Scored in double figures in 26 games and at least 20 points twice … Named Ivy League Player of the Week for the first time in her career on Jan. 28, 2013 after recording her first career double-double with 21 points and a career-high 10 rebounds in the win at Brown on Jan. 25, 2013 … Fell one assist shy of a double-double with 15 points and nine assists in the loss at Georgetown on Dec. 28, 2012.

 

2012-13 Season Highs

  • Points: 29, at Harvard, 2/23/13
  • FG Made: 12, at Harvard, 2/23/13
  • FG Attempts: 19, vs. Brown, 1/19/13
  • 3-Point FG Made: 4, at Harvard, 2/23/13
  • 3-Point FG Attempts: 6, vs. Houston, 11/17/12
  • Free Throws Made: 8, vs. Princeton, 2/10/13
  • Free Throw Attempts: 10, vs. Princeton, 2/10/13
  • Rebounds: 10, at Brown, 1/25/13
  • Offensive Rebounds: 3, Twice, most recent at Harvard, 2/23/13
  • Defensive Rebounds: 8, Twice, most recent at Penn, 3/9/13
  • Assists: 9, at Georgetown, 12/28/12
  • Steals: 4, vs. Columbia, 3/1/13
  • Blocked Shots: 2, vs. Harvard, 2/1/13
  • Minutes: 34, Three times, most recent vs. Cornell, 3/2/13
2011-12 Season: Named 2011-12 Ivy League Rookie of the Year … Appeared in all 28 games with 22 starts … 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: Resident of Pierson College ... Daughter of Dr. Barry and Andrea Halejian … Sarah has two older siblings, Alexis and Eric.

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