34 - Janna Graf
Janna Graf
Height: 6-0
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Mission Woods, Kan.
High School: Shawnee Mission E.
Position: G
Major: Economics
Residential College: Ezra Stiles
gp 28
pts/g 9.6
fg % 39.7
3pt % 35.5
ft % 84.1
reb/g 4.4
a/g 1.5

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.

Off the Court: Analyst at Royal Bank of Scotland in Stamford, CT and participated in a 10-week sales and trading program and rotated across the foreign exchange, credit, and treasury rates desks, formulated strong knowledge of market trends and specific products by closely working with the members of each desk, performed and presented a relative research credit analysis on two telecommunications companies and received intern-wide award for most successful mock foreign exchange trading account (summer 2013)…Administrative Assistant in Yale University Football Office to assist coaches with daily activities including writing recruitment letters, scanning and filing transcripts, and corresponding with prospective student athletes and parents; performed document and data management responsibilities for summer camp of 600 children, including maintaining a registration database and camp website (2011 – present)…Senior Administrative Assistant in Yale Athletic Department, coordinated Pink Zone Event, which raised over $8,000 for breast cancer research, developed relationship with Girl Scouts of Connecticut to combine efforts to provide a joint community event that hosted over one thousand guests, and performed a variety of tasks within the athletic department such as designing bulldog sustainability merchandise and organizing speakers for varsity teams (summer 2011)…Volunteer at New Haven Soup Kitchen to prepare and serve meals weekly to community members in need (2011–present)…Member of Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority and fundraising organizer to support the nonprofit Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)…Equal proficiency in German and English, Basic Indonesian

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.

Recent Games
Feb 21 Cornell W, 60-52
Feb 22 Columbia W, 73-68
Feb 28 Princeton L, 85-63
Mar 1 Penn L, 62-48
Mar 7 at Harvard L, 69-65
Mar 8 at Dartmouth W, 57-41
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 28 14
Games started 28 14
Minutes 812 407
Minutes per game 29.0 29.1
FG 94-237 44-119
FG Pct 39.7 37.0
3PT 43-121 17-60
3PT Pct 35.5 28.3
FT 37-44 17-19
FT Pct 84.1 89.5
Off rebounds 49 22
Def rebounds 74 42
Total rebounds 123 64
Rebounds per game 4.4 4.6
Personal fouls 56 31
Disqualifications 0 0
Assists 42 20
Turnovers 47 19
Assist to turnover ratio 0.9 1.1
Steals 41 18
Blocks 6 6
Points 268 122
Points per game 9.6 8.7
Points per 40 min 13.2 12.0
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 9 at Monmouth W, 64-55 1 30 2-11 18.2 2-6 33.3 4-6 66.7 10
Nov 12 Mass.-Lowell W, 90-77 1 22 4-9 44.4 3-6 50.0 0-0 - 11
Nov 16 Sacred Heart L, 67-54 1 27 0-5 0.0 0-2 0.0 0-0 - 0
Nov 19 at Boston University W, 78-68 1 32 4-7 57.1 1-4 25.0 3-4 75.0 12
Nov 22 at Fordham L, 80-52 1 28 1-4 25.0 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 3
Nov 25 at Miami (Fla.) L, 91-67 1 33 4-11 36.4 4-9 44.4 1-2 50.0 13
Nov 27 at Furman L, 66-61 1 29 6-8 75.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 12
Dec 4 Bryant W, 72-61 1 31 4-8 50.0 4-7 57.1 2-2 100.0 14
Dec 7 Army L, 68-56 1 31 4-10 40.0 2-5 40.0 3-3 100.0 13
Dec 10 Georgetown L, 66-65 1 25 3-8 37.5 2-3 66.7 2-2 100.0 10
Dec 19 Saint Peter's W, 66-35 1 28 4-6 66.7 0-1 0.0 2-2 100.0 10
Dec 29 at Kansas L, 79-63 1 30 7-11 63.6 3-4 75.0 0-0 - 17
Jan 5 at Maine W, 86-85 1 27 4-10 40.0 2-5 40.0 2-2 100.0 12
Jan 7 at New Hampshire L, 58-53 1 32 3-10 30.0 2-6 33.3 1-2 50.0 9
Jan 17 at Brown W, 70-53 1 34 5-9 55.6 3-5 60.0 3-4 75.0 16
Jan 24 Brown W, 73-52 1 27 3-6 50.0 2-4 50.0 0-0 - 8
Jan 31 at Columbia W, 76-51 1 17 3-8 37.5 2-6 33.3 0-0 - 8
Feb 1 at Cornell L, 65-56 1 30 2-8 25.0 1-4 25.0 2-2 100.0 7
Feb 7 Dartmouth W, 86-52 1 24 4-6 66.7 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 9
Feb 8 Harvard L, 58-57 1 32 3-7 42.9 1-2 50.0 3-4 75.0 10
Feb 14 at Penn L, 62-50 1 27 3-11 27.3 1-5 20.0 1-1 100.0 8
Feb 15 at Princeton L, 96-75 1 34 3-7 42.9 2-5 40.0 4-4 100.0 12
Feb 21 Cornell W, 60-52 1 19 1-5 20.0 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 2
Feb 22 Columbia W, 73-68 1 34 6-14 42.9 0-4 0.0 0-0 - 12
Feb 28 Princeton L, 85-63 1 32 2-8 25.0 1-4 25.0 2-2 100.0 7
Mar 1 Penn L, 62-48 1 31 2-9 22.2 1-5 20.0 0-0 - 5
Mar 7 at Harvard L, 69-65 1 29 2-9 22.2 0-5 0.0 2-2 100.0 6
Mar 8 at Dartmouth W, 57-41 1 37 5-12 41.7 2-7 28.6 0-0 - 12
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 9 at Monmouth W, 64-55 1 30 5 1 6 2 1 2.0 1 0 2 0
Nov 12 Mass.-Lowell W, 90-77 1 22 1 2 3 1 2 0.5 2 0 3 0
Nov 16 Sacred Heart L, 67-54 1 27 0 5 5 1 1 1.0 0 0 0 0
Nov 19 at Boston University W, 78-68 1 32 1 2 3 4 3 1.3 2 0 1 0
Nov 22 at Fordham L, 80-52 1 28 2 2 4 2 0 - 1 0 1 0
Nov 25 at Miami (Fla.) L, 91-67 1 33 2 3 5 4 3 1.3 1 0 1 0
Nov 27 at Furman L, 66-61 1 29 2 5 7 1 1 1.0 3 0 4 0
Dec 4 Bryant W, 72-61 1 31 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 3 0 2 0
Dec 7 Army L, 68-56 1 31 2 3 5 0 3 0.0 5 0 0 0
Dec 10 Georgetown L, 66-65 1 25 3 1 4 0 3 0.0 0 0 3 0
Dec 19 Saint Peter's W, 66-35 1 28 3 3 6 1 1 1.0 1 0 2 0
Dec 29 at Kansas L, 79-63 1 30 2 2 4 1 1 1.0 1 0 2 0
Jan 5 at Maine W, 86-85 1 27 2 2 4 3 7 0.4 2 0 3 0
Jan 7 at New Hampshire L, 58-53 1 32 2 1 3 2 0 - 1 0 1 0
Jan 17 at Brown W, 70-53 1 34 0 6 6 1 1 1.0 0 2 2 0
Jan 24 Brown W, 73-52 1 27 0 2 2 2 1 2.0 2 0 2 0
Jan 31 at Columbia W, 76-51 1 17 0 2 2 3 0 - 0 0 2 -
Feb 1 at Cornell L, 65-56 1 30 1 1 2 3 0 - 1 2 3 -
Feb 7 Dartmouth W, 86-52 1 24 4 1 5 1 4 0.2 1 0 1 0
Feb 8 Harvard L, 58-57 1 32 4 7 11 1 2 0.5 2 0 3 0
Feb 14 at Penn L, 62-50 1 27 2 4 6 0 2 0.0 0 0 1 -
Feb 15 at Princeton L, 96-75 1 34 0 2 2 3 1 3.0 1 1 3 -
Feb 21 Cornell W, 60-52 1 19 0 2 2 0 3 0.0 2 1 4 0
Feb 22 Columbia W, 73-68 1 34 2 3 5 1 0 - 1 0 2 0
Feb 28 Princeton L, 85-63 1 32 0 3 3 2 1 2.0 4 0 2 0
Mar 1 Penn L, 62-48 1 31 1 2 3 0 2 0.0 3 0 2 -
Mar 7 at Harvard L, 69-65 1 29 4 4 8 2 1 2.0 0 0 2 -
Mar 8 at Dartmouth W, 57-41 1 37 4 3 7 1 1 1.0 1 0 2 -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 28 28 29.0 3.4-8.5 39.7 1.5-4.3 35.5 1.3-1.6 84.1 9.6
Conference 14 14 29.1 3.1-8.5 37.0 1.2-4.3 28.3 1.2-1.4 89.5 8.7
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -

Home 13 13 27.9 3.1-7.8 39.6 1.3-3.6 36.2 1.1-1.2 93.3 8.5
Away 15 15 29.9 3.6-9.1 39.7 1.7-4.9 35.1 1.5-1.9 79.3 10.5
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -

Wins 13 13 27.8 3.8-8.5 44.1 1.7-4.5 37.3 1.2-1.5 80.0 10.5
Losses 15 15 30.0 3.0-8.4 35.7 1.4-4.1 33.9 1.4-1.6 87.5 8.8

November 7 7 28.7 3.0-7.9 38.2 1.6-4.3 36.7 1.1-1.7 66.7 8.7
December 5 5 29.0 4.4-8.6 51.2 2.2-4.0 55.0 1.8-1.8 100.0 12.8
January 5 5 27.4 3.6-8.6 41.9 2.2-5.2 42.3 1.2-1.6 75.0 10.6
February 8 8 29.0 3.0-8.2 36.4 0.9-3.5 25.0 1.5-1.6 92.3 8.4
March 3 3 32.3 3.0-10.0 30.0 1.0-5.7 17.6 0.7-0.7 100.0 7.7
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 28 28 812 94-237 39.7 43-121 35.5 37-44 84.1 268
Conference 14 14 407 44-119 37.0 17-60 28.3 17-19 89.5 122
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0

Home 13 13 363 40-101 39.6 17-47 36.2 14-15 93.3 111
Away 15 15 449 54-136 39.7 26-74 35.1 23-29 79.3 157
Neutral - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0

Wins 13 13 362 49-111 44.1 22-59 37.3 16-20 80.0 136
Losses 15 15 450 45-126 35.7 21-62 33.9 21-24 87.5 132

November 7 7 201 21-55 38.2 11-30 36.7 8-12 66.7 61
December 5 5 145 22-43 51.2 11-20 55.0 9-9 100.0 64
January 5 5 137 18-43 41.9 11-26 42.3 6-8 75.0 53
February 8 8 232 24-66 36.4 7-28 25.0 12-13 92.3 67
March 3 3 97 9-30 30.0 3-17 17.6 2-2 100.0 23
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 28 28 29.0 1.8 2.6 4.4 2.0 0.0 1.5 1.7 0.9 1.5 0.2
Conference 14 14 29.1 1.6 3.0 4.6 2.2 0.0 1.4 1.4 1.1 1.3 0.4
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 13 13 27.9 1.5 2.6 4.2 2.0 0.0 0.8 1.9 0.4 2.0 0.1
Away 15 15 29.9 1.9 2.7 4.6 2.0 0.0 2.1 1.5 1.5 1.0 0.3
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Wins 13 13 27.8 1.7 2.2 3.9 2.2 0.0 1.5 2.0 0.8 1.4 0.2
Losses 15 15 30.0 1.8 3.0 4.8 1.9 0.0 1.5 1.4 1.0 1.5 0.2

November 7 7 28.7 1.9 2.9 4.7 1.7 0.0 2.1 1.6 1.4 1.4 0.0
December 5 5 29.0 2.0 1.8 3.8 1.8 0.0 0.4 2.0 0.2 2.0 0.0
January 5 5 27.4 0.8 2.6 3.4 2.0 0.0 2.2 1.8 1.2 1.0 0.4
February 8 8 29.0 1.6 2.9 4.5 2.4 0.0 1.4 1.6 0.8 1.5 0.5
March 3 3 32.3 3.0 3.0 6.0 2.0 - 1.0 1.3 0.8 1.3 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 28 28 812 49 74 123 56 0 42 47 0.9 41 6
Conference 14 14 407 22 42 64 31 0 20 19 1.1 18 6
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 13 13 363 20 34 54 26 0 10 25 0.4 26 1
Away 15 15 449 29 40 69 30 0 32 22 1.5 15 5
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Wins 13 13 362 22 29 51 28 0 20 26 0.8 18 3
Losses 15 15 450 27 45 72 28 0 22 21 1.0 23 3

November 7 7 201 13 20 33 12 0 15 11 1.4 10 0
December 5 5 145 10 9 19 9 0 2 10 0.2 10 0
January 5 5 137 4 13 17 10 0 11 9 1.2 5 2
February 8 8 232 13 23 36 19 0 11 13 0.8 12 4
March 3 3 97 9 9 18 6 - 3 4 0.8 4 0