15 - Megan Vasquez
Megan Vasquez
Birth Date: 10/10/1991
Height: 5-8
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Merrick, N.Y.
High School: Sanford H. Calhoun
Position: G
Major: Anthropology
Residential College: Davenport

CAREER: All-Ivy League Honorable Mention in 2012-13, and back-to-back All-Ivy League First Team selection following the 2010-11 and 2011-12 seasons, All-Rookie Team in 2009-10, becoming one of only five Bulldogs to earn All-Ivy Honors in each of her four years at Yale and one of six Yale players to earn First Team honors more than once in her career. Vasquez joins Michelle Cashen (2009-12), Katy Grubbs (1995-98), Mary Kalich (1991-95) and Regina Sullivan (1979-83) to record an All-Ivy honor in each of her four years with the Bulldogs. The other multiple First-Team honorees are Mary Kalich (1992-93, 1993-94), 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). Closed out her Yale career with 1,413 points, which places her No. 6 on Yale’s all-time scoring list. Only Kalich (1,663), Johnson (1,560), Lawrence (1,514), Randi Meberg (1,496), and Melissa Colborne (1,418) have scored more points in their Yale careers. In her four seasons, Vasquez played in 111 games, ranked No. 3 on Yale’s all-time list behind Allie Messimer (113) and Mady Gobrecht (112) … Started a total of 84 games … Scored 1,413 total points, averaging 12.7 points per game, scoring in double figures a total of 77 times and 20 or more points in 16 games … Played a total of 3,242 minutes, averaging 29.2 minutes per game … Shot 451-for-1312 from the field (.344), 158-for-547 from 3-point range (.289), and 353-for-439 from the free-throw line (.804) … Recorded 424 rebounds, including 142 offensive rebounds and 282 defensive rebounds, averaging 3.8 rebounds per game … Tallied 268 assists, 139 steals, and 19 blocks … Vasquez left Yale ranked among the Top 5 in six career categories, including Field Goal Attempts (#2, 1,312), 3-Pointers Made (#3, 158), 3-Point Attempts (#2, 547), Free-Throw Percentage (#3, .804, 353-for-439), Minutes (#3, 3,242), Games Played (#3, 111).

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, Four times, most recent at St. Francis Brooklyn, 12/8/12
  • Free Throws Made: 10, Twice, most recent vs. Penn, 2/9/13
  • 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, Six times, most recent vs. New Hampshire, 11/14/12
  • 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: 2, Twice, most recent at Bryant, 1/16/13
  • Minutes: 41, at Dartmouth (2OT), 2/13/10

 

2012-13 Season: Appeared in all 28 games with 15 starts … Averaged 10.6 points, 4.0 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game … Third on the team in scoring and the team leader in assists, second in free-throw shooting percentage (.830) … In Ivy League games only, second on the team in scoring (12.3 ppg.) and third in rebounding (4.5 rpg.) … Led Yale in scoring in 10 games and rebounding four times … Fourth among Ivy League leaders in assists (3.0 apg.) and free-throw percentage (.830) … Scored in double figures 16 times and 20 or more points twice … Scored a season-high 24 points with seven rebounds and four assists in the final game of her career, a win at Penn on March 9, 2013 … Scored 21 points with four rebounds and four assists in the loss at Northwestern on Nov. 24, 2012 … Tallied 18 points and six rebounds in the win over Cornell on March 2, 2013.

2012-13 Season Highs
  • Points: 24, at Penn, 3/9/13
  • FG Made: 8, at Northwestern, 11/21/12
  • FG Attempts: 17, at Penn, 3/9/13
  • 3-Point FG Made: 5, at Penn, 3/9/13
  • 3-Point FG Attempts: 9, at St. Francis Brooklyn, 12/8/12
  • Free Throws Made: 10, vs. Penn, 2/9/13
  • Free Throw Attempts: 10, Twice, most recent at Dartmouth, 2/22/13
  • Rebounds: 9, vs. Brown, 1/19/13
  • Offensive Rebounds: 4, vs. New Hampshire, 11/14/12
  • Defensive Rebounds: 6, Three times, most recent at Penn, 3/9/13
  • Assists: 6, at Columbia, 2/16/13
  • Steals: 2, Eight times, most recent at Princeton, 3/8/13
  • Blocked Shots: 2, Twice, most recent at Bryant, 1/16/13
  • Minutes: 34, at Columbia, 2/16/13

 

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 Season: 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 Season: 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: Resident of Davenport College ... 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 ... Earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology on May, 20, 2013.