CAREER: Appeared in 28 games in her freshman season in a reserve role … In her freshman season, Sarju played a total of 366 minutes, averaging 13.1 minutes per game … Scored 140 points, averaging 5.0 points per game … Shot 57-for-154 from the field (.370), 22-for-71 from 3-point range (.310), and 4-for-6 from the free-throw line (.667) … Grabbed 39 rebounds, including 12 offensive rebounds and 27 defensive rebounds, averaging 1.4 rebounds per game … Also tallied 13 assists, seven steals, and six blocks.
2012-13 Season: Appeared in all 28 games as a reserve … Averaged 5.0 points and 1.4 rebounds per game … Led Yale in scoring four times … Impressed in her Yale debut, recording career-highs in points (18), field goals made and attempted (7-for-17) and minutes (27) to lead Yale in the loss at Holy Cross on Nov. 9, 2012 … Earned the Ivy League’s Rookie of the Week, her first career Ivy League weekly honor, after averaging 13.5 points and 3.0 rebounds in Yale’s losses at DePaul (Nov. 19, 2012) and Northwestern (Nov. 21, 2012), tallying 16 points with a career-high four rebounds at DePaul and 11 points and two rebounds at Northwestern … Recorded a career-high five made 3-pointers (5-for-7) in a 15-point effort in the loss at Army on Dec. 1, 2012.
2012-13 Season Highs
At Garfield High School: School valedictorian ... Scored 1,316 points in her career, averaging 13.9 points per game. ... Led the KingCo 4A conference in scoring with 19.4 points per game as a junior, and was second in scoring (18.7 ppg.) as a senior ... Ranked among the Top 25 KingCo 4A scoring leaders in all four seasons. ... Listed as the 11th best player in the state of Washington and the 56th best wing player in the country by ESPN ... Team MVP as a junior and senior. ... A four-year starter and two-time captain for the Bulldogs. ... An All-KingCo 4A First Team selection as a junior and senior. ... She also played basketball for Tree of Hope, a club team based in Seattle, which was ranked 29th in the country by ESPN last summer. ... Named to the 2012 Queens of the Hardwood All-Star "City Stars" team.
Personal: Resident of Berkeley College. Full name is Nyasha Angelina M. Sarju. Daughter of David and Michelle Sarju. Undeclared major.