11 - Zenab Keita
Zenab Keita
Height: 6-2
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Raleigh, N.C.
High School: Pomfret School
Position: C
Major: Anthropology
Residential College: Pierson
gp 21
pts/g 3.4
fg % 42.0
3pt % 0.0
ft % 54.2
reb/g 2.9
a/g 0.6

CAREER: In her three seasons at Yale, Keita has appeared in 67 games with 30 starts … Has played a total of 933 minutes, averaging 13.9 minutes per game … Scored a total of 266 points, averaging 4.0 points per game … Shot 113-for-282 (.401) from the field, 9-for-27 (.333) from 3-point range, and 31-for-65 (.477) from the free-throw line … Grabbed a total of 214 rebounds, including 83 offensive rebounds and 131 defensive rebounds, averaging 3.2 rebounds per game … Tallied 32 assists, 28 blocks, and 27 steals.

Career Highs
  • Points: 18, vs. Houston, 11/17/12
  • FG Made: 6, Twice, most recent vs. Bucknell, 1/5/13
  • FG Attempts: 12, vs. Houston, 11/17/12
  • 3-Point FG Made: 2, at Bryant, 1/16/13
  • 3-Point FG Attempts: 3, at Florida State, 12/28/11
  • Free Throws Made: 6, vs. Houston, 11/17/12
  • Free Throw Attempts: 6, Twice, most recent vs. Houston, 11/17/12
  • Rebounds: 12, vs. Penn, 2/9/13
  • Offensive Rebounds: 6, vs. Harvard, 2/18/12
  • Defensive Rebounds: 10, vs. Penn, 2/9/13
  • Assists: 4, vs. Houston, 11/17/12
  • Steals: 4, at Harvard, 2/23/13
  • Blocked Shots: 3, Twice, most recent vs. Houston, 11/17/12
  • Minutes: 32, Twice, most recent vs. Penn, 2/9/13
 

2012-13 Season: Appeared and started in 27 games … Averaged 5.9 points and 4.9 rebounds per game … Led Yale in rebounding in eight games … Led Yale in field goal percentage (.431, 66-for-153) and blocks (15, 0.6 bpg.) … Finished second on the team in rebounding (131, 4.9 rpg.) … Recorded career-highs in points (18), assists (4), blocks (3), made field goals (6) and made free throws (6-for-6) in the win over Houston on Nov. 17, 2012 … Recorded a career-high 12 rebounds and 10 defensive rebounds in the win over Penn on Feb. 9, 2013.

2012-13 Season Highs

  • Points: 18, vs. Houston, 11/17/12
  • FG Made: 6, Twice, most recent vs. Bucknell, 1/5/13
  • FG Attempts: 12, vs. Houston, 11/17/12
  • 3-Point FG Made: 2, at Bryant, 1/16/13
  • 3-Point FG Attempts: 2, Five times, most recent vs. Harvard, 2/1/13
  • Free Throws Made: 6, vs. Houston, 11/17/12
  • Free Throw Attempts: 6, Twice, most recent vs. Houston, 11/17/12
  • Rebounds: 12, vs. Penn, 2/9/13
  • Offensive Rebounds: 4, Twice, most recent at Dartmouth, 2/22/13
  • Defensive Rebounds: 10, vs. Penn, 2/9/13
  • Assists: 4, vs. Houston, 11/17/12
  • Steals: 4, at Harvard, 2/23/13
  • Blocked Shots: 3, Twice, most recent vs. Houston, 11/17/12
  • Minutes: 32, Twice, most recent vs. Penn, 2/9/13

 

2011-12 Season: Appeared in 26 games with three starts … Averaged 3.6 points and 2.8 rebounds per game … Finished fourth on the team in total rebounds with 73 and third on the team in blocks with 12 … Recorded career-highs in points (13), assists (2), steals (2), blocks (2) and made field goals (5) at No. 1 Baylor on Nov. 22 … Recorded a career-high eight rebounds, including a career-high six offensive rebounds, in the home loss vs. Harvard on Feb. 18.

2011-12 Season Highs

  • Points: 13, at Baylor, 11/22/11
  • FG Made: 5, at Baylor, 11/22/11
  • FG Attempts: 11, at Florida State, 12/28/11
  • 3-Point FG Made: 1, at Baylor, 11/22/11
  • 3-Point FG Attempts: 3, at Florida State, 12/28/11
  • Free Throws Made: 2, Three times, most recent vs. Baruch, 1/8/12
  • Free Throw Attempts: 4, Twice, most recent at Quinnipiac, 12/20/11
  • Rebounds: 8, vs. Harvard, 2/18/12
  • Offensive Rebounds: 6, vs. Harvard, 2/18/12
  • Defensive Rebounds: 5, Twice, most recent vs. Columbia, 2/11/12
  • Assists: 2, at Baylor, 11/22/11
  • Steals: 2, at Delaware, 12/5/11
  • Blocked Shots: 2, at Baylor, 11/22/11
  • Minutes: 25, at Houston, 11/25/11

 

2010-11: Appeared in 14 games off the bench … Averaged 0.9 points and 0.7 rebounds per game … Scored a career-high six points at Princeton on Feb. 18, 2011 … Grabbed a career-high two rebounds twice.

Off the Court: President of Yale Student-Athlete Committee and Events Chair (2013–2014)… Bulldog Sustainability Team Representative (2012–present)…Volunteer, New Haven Soup Kitchen ( 2011–present)…Volunteer for Yale Youth Days  (2010–present)… Volunteer for Yale Women's Basketball Pink Zones and Battle of the Badges Fundraising Competition for Breast Cancer Research (2010 - present)…Sports Marketing Intern at Yale University Athletics, serving as an aid to Head of Yale Sports Marketing and in charge of specific sponsor accounts between Yale Athletics and Webster Bank, making sure contractual agreements are met, preparing Powerpoint presentations for prospective sponsor meetings (2013 – present)…Sports Broadcaster for Yale All-Access, working as a play-by-play and/or color commentator for online web broadcasts of the Yale Women’s Volleyball team or the Yale Men’s basketball team (2012 – present)…Office Assistant for Yale University Varsity Sports Administration, assisting two Senior Associate Athletic Directors and the Yale Athletics Compliance Officer with basic office tasks, creating datasheets and Word documents that report and record important information concerning Yale athletics and completed a detailed Facilities Report (2011 – 2013)…Summer Intern for My Carolina Today Television Show, Raleigh, NC, supporting local NBC television show My Carolina Today with everyday errands involved with running the show, learned to work with Edius editing software, and  produced, shot, and edited her own sports clip on a local community college basketball team, as well as created a sports broadcasting demo tape highlighting sports news for that week (summer 2012)…Teaching Fellow at X-Mester Fellowship at Vincennes University, Vincennes, IN, and elected head of “Leadership Team” of fellows during X-Mester Summer Program and oversaw the group’s functions during the program (June 2012)…Yale Reunion Head Clerk for Yale University Association of Yale Alumni, managed reunion forms and payments for Yale Class of 1971 40th Reunion in 2011, Class of 1962 50th Reunion in 2012, and Class of 1983 30th Reunion during months leading up to reunion weekend, collaborated directly with AYA Director and Reunion Chairs to make arrangements concerning gifts, accommodations, and meals and trained and piloted a team of 7-10 Reunion Clerks to greet guests and serve as a point of reference throughout reunion (2011–2012)…Head Camp Counselor, YMCA, Raleigh-Durham, NC, organized 6 weeks of sports training for youth ages 7-9 years of age in basketball, soccer, golf, track and field, swimming, and football (summer 2011)… Education Teacher, National Youth Sports Program Camp at Yale teaching Math, Science, Health and Wellness, and Career Objectives to inner-city youth participating in the camp and generated my own curriculum for the different age groups ranging from 7-16 years of age (summer 2010)…Marketing Assistant, Yale University Athletics, involving controlling advertisement screen underneath the Yale Bowl scoreboard during Varsity football games and creating new slogans to relay to fans, including one for the Yale Sustainability Campaign about single-stream recycling (2011)…Volunteer Coach, NYPP, small basketball clinics for area kids at Yale Recreational gyms every Saturday during Varsity Basketball season (2010 – 2011)

At Pomfret School: Team MVP … Named to the New England Preparatory School Athletic Council (NEPSAC) All-Star Game … Team won the NEPSAC Class B Championship in 2009 … Went undefeated (28-0) in 2009.

At Knightsdale High School: Team captain … Named to the all-conference team as a junior and senior … Averaged 16 rebounds and nine blocks as a senior … Nominated to the North Carolina East – West All-Star Game as a senior … Also played volleyball and ran track.

Personal: Zenab Keita (pronounced Zena Kayta) is the daughter of Andree Galbert … Born in Paris …Moved to the United States at age five. Resident of Pierson College.

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 21 9
Games started 4 4
Minutes 309 164
Minutes per game 14.7 18.2
FG 29-69 18-39
FG Pct 42.0 46.2
3PT 0-5 0-2
3PT Pct 0.0 0.0
FT 13-24 7-10
FT Pct 54.2 70.0
Off rebounds 20 9
Def rebounds 41 20
Total rebounds 61 29
Rebounds per game 2.9 3.2
Personal fouls 50 25
Disqualifications 1 1
Assists 13 5
Turnovers 23 14
Assist to turnover ratio 0.6 0.4
Steals 8 3
Blocks 7 3
Points 71 43
Points per game 3.4 4.8
Points per 40 min 9.2 10.5
Date Opponent Score gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Nov 9 at Monmouth W, 64-55 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 12 Mass.-Lowell W, 90-77 - - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 Sacred Heart L, 67-54 - 7 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Nov 19 at Boston University W, 78-68 - 2 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Nov 22 at Fordham L, 80-52 - 5 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Nov 25 at Miami (Fla.) L, 91-67 - 5 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Nov 27 at Furman L, 66-61 - 16 1-5 20.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Dec 4 Bryant W, 72-61 - 24 3-8 37.5 0-1 0.0 1-2 50.0 7
Dec 7 Army L, 68-56 - 16 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Dec 10 Georgetown L, 66-65 - 17 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 4
Dec 19 Saint Peter's W, 66-35 - 11 0-2 0.0 0-1 0.0 0-2 0.0 0
Dec 29 at Kansas L, 79-63 - 8 1-1 100.0 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 3
Jan 5 at Maine W, 86-85 - 20 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 0-2 0.0 2
Jan 7 at New Hampshire L, 58-53 - 14 2-6 33.3 0-1 0.0 2-2 100.0 6
Jan 17 at Brown W, 70-53 - 10 3-5 60.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 6
Jan 24 Brown W, 73-52 - - - - - - - - -
Jan 31 at Columbia W, 76-51 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 1 at Cornell L, 65-56 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 7 Dartmouth W, 86-52 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 8 Harvard L, 58-57 - - - - - - - - -
Feb 14 at Penn L, 62-50 1 22 1-6 16.7 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Feb 15 at Princeton L, 96-75 1 22 3-7 42.9 0-1 0.0 0-0 - 6
Feb 21 Cornell W, 60-52 - 3 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0
Feb 22 Columbia W, 73-68 - 17 1-3 33.3 0-0 - 1-2 50.0 3
Feb 28 Princeton L, 85-63 - 12 1-2 50.0 0-0 - 2-4 50.0 4
Mar 1 Penn L, 62-48 1 27 1-5 20.0 0-0 - 0-0 - 2
Mar 7 at Harvard L, 69-65 - 25 5-5 100.0 0-0 - 2-2 100.0 12
Mar 8 at Dartmouth W, 57-41 1 26 3-6 50.0 0-1 0.0 2-2 100.0 8
Date Opponent Score gs min off def reb ast to a/to stl blk pf dq
Nov 9 at Monmouth W, 64-55 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 12 Mass.-Lowell W, 90-77 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 Sacred Heart L, 67-54 - 7 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 0 0
Nov 19 at Boston University W, 78-68 - 2 0 0 0 0 0 - 1 0 2 0
Nov 22 at Fordham L, 80-52 - 5 0 1 1 0 1 0.0 0 0 1 0
Nov 25 at Miami (Fla.) L, 91-67 - 5 0 3 3 0 0 - 0 0 3 0
Nov 27 at Furman L, 66-61 - 16 3 2 5 0 0 - 0 1 1 0
Dec 4 Bryant W, 72-61 - 24 1 5 6 1 1 1.0 0 1 2 0
Dec 7 Army L, 68-56 - 16 1 0 1 1 0 - 0 2 0 0
Dec 10 Georgetown L, 66-65 - 17 1 0 1 0 1 0.0 2 0 4 0
Dec 19 Saint Peter's W, 66-35 - 11 2 1 3 2 1 2.0 0 0 2 0
Dec 29 at Kansas L, 79-63 - 8 0 2 2 2 2 1.0 0 0 4 0
Jan 5 at Maine W, 86-85 - 20 0 5 5 2 1 2.0 1 0 2 0
Jan 7 at New Hampshire L, 58-53 - 14 3 2 5 0 0 - 1 0 4 0
Jan 17 at Brown W, 70-53 - 10 2 3 5 0 1 0.0 0 1 3 0
Jan 24 Brown W, 73-52 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 31 at Columbia W, 76-51 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 1 at Cornell L, 65-56 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 7 Dartmouth W, 86-52 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 8 Harvard L, 58-57 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 14 at Penn L, 62-50 1 22 2 2 4 0 2 0.0 0 0 4 -
Feb 15 at Princeton L, 96-75 1 22 0 1 1 1 1 1.0 2 1 4 -
Feb 21 Cornell W, 60-52 - 3 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 0 0
Feb 22 Columbia W, 73-68 - 17 1 2 3 2 0 - 1 1 5 1
Feb 28 Princeton L, 85-63 - 12 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 2 0
Mar 1 Penn L, 62-48 1 27 1 5 6 2 2 1.0 0 0 2 -
Mar 7 at Harvard L, 69-65 - 25 1 3 4 0 2 0.0 0 0 2 -
Mar 8 at Dartmouth W, 57-41 1 26 2 4 6 0 4 0.0 0 0 3 -
  gp gs min/g fg/g pct 3pt/g pct ft/g pct ppg
Total 21 4 14.7 1.4-3.3 42.0 0.0-0.2 0.0 0.6-1.1 54.2 3.4
Conference 9 4 18.2 2.0-4.3 46.2 0.0-0.2 0.0 0.8-1.1 70.0 4.8
Exhibition - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -

Home 9 1 14.9 1.0-2.7 37.5 0.0-0.2 0.0 0.7-1.6 42.9 2.7
Away 12 3 14.6 1.7-3.8 44.4 0.0-0.2 0.0 0.6-0.8 70.0 3.9
Neutral - - - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - -

Wins 8 1 14.1 1.4-3.4 40.7 0.0-0.4 0.0 0.5-1.2 40.0 3.2
Losses 13 3 15.1 1.4-3.2 42.9 0.0-0.2 0.0 0.7-1.1 64.3 3.5

November 5 - 7.0 0.4-1.4 28.6 0.0-0.0 - 0.0-0.0 - 0.8
December 5 - 15.2 1.2-2.8 42.9 0.0-0.4 0.0 0.8-2.0 40.0 3.2
January 3 - 14.7 2.0-4.7 42.9 0.0-0.3 0.0 0.7-1.3 50.0 4.7
February 5 2 15.2 1.2-3.6 33.3 0.0-0.2 0.0 0.6-1.2 50.0 3.0
March 3 2 26.0 3.0-5.3 56.2 0.0-0.3 0.0 1.3-1.3 100.0 7.3
  gp gs min fg pct 3pt pct ft pct pts
Total 21 4 309 29-69 42.0 0-5 0.0 13-24 54.2 71
Conference 9 4 164 18-39 46.2 0-2 0.0 7-10 70.0 43
Exhibition - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0

Home 9 1 134 9-24 37.5 0-2 0.0 6-14 42.9 24
Away 12 3 175 20-45 44.4 0-3 0.0 7-10 70.0 47
Neutral - - - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0-0 - 0

Wins 8 1 113 11-27 40.7 0-3 0.0 4-10 40.0 26
Losses 13 3 196 18-42 42.9 0-2 0.0 9-14 64.3 45

November 5 - 35 2-7 28.6 0-0 - 0-0 - 4
December 5 - 76 6-14 42.9 0-2 0.0 4-10 40.0 16
January 3 - 44 6-14 42.9 0-1 0.0 2-4 50.0 14
February 5 2 76 6-18 33.3 0-1 0.0 3-6 50.0 15
March 3 2 78 9-16 56.2 0-1 0.0 4-4 100.0 22
  gp gs mpg off/g def/g reb/g pf/g dq/g ast/g to/g a/to stl/g blk/g
Total 21 4 14.7 1.0 2.0 2.9 2.4 0.0 0.6 1.1 0.6 0.4 0.3
Conference 9 4 18.2 1.0 2.2 3.2 2.8 0.1 0.6 1.6 0.4 0.3 0.3
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 9 1 14.9 0.8 1.4 2.2 1.9 0.1 0.9 1.0 0.9 0.3 0.4
Away 12 3 14.6 1.1 2.3 3.4 2.8 0.0 0.4 1.2 0.4 0.4 0.2
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Wins 8 1 14.1 1.0 2.5 3.5 2.4 0.1 0.9 1.1 0.8 0.4 0.4
Losses 13 3 15.1 0.9 1.6 2.5 2.4 0.0 0.5 1.1 0.4 0.4 0.3

November 5 - 7.0 0.6 1.2 1.8 1.4 0.0 0.0 0.6 0.0 0.2 0.2
December 5 - 15.2 1.0 1.6 2.6 2.4 0.0 1.2 1.0 1.2 0.4 0.6
January 3 - 14.7 1.7 3.3 5.0 3.0 0.0 0.7 0.7 1.0 0.7 0.3
February 5 2 15.2 0.6 1.0 1.6 3.0 0.2 0.6 1.0 0.6 0.6 0.4
March 3 2 26.0 1.3 4.0 5.3 2.3 - 0.7 2.7 0.2 0.0 0.0
  gp gs min off def reb pf dq ast to a/to stl blk
Total 21 4 309 20 41 61 50 1 13 23 0.6 8 7
Conference 9 4 164 9 20 29 25 1 5 14 0.4 3 3
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Home 9 1 134 7 13 20 17 1 8 9 0.9 3 4
Away 12 3 175 13 28 41 33 0 5 14 0.4 5 3
Neutral - - - - - - - - - - - - -

Wins 8 1 113 8 20 28 19 1 7 9 0.8 3 3
Losses 13 3 196 12 21 33 31 0 6 14 0.4 5 4

November 5 - 35 3 6 9 7 0 0 3 0.0 1 1
December 5 - 76 5 8 13 12 0 6 5 1.2 2 3
January 3 - 44 5 10 15 9 0 2 2 1.0 2 1
February 5 2 76 3 5 8 15 1 3 5 0.6 3 2
March 3 2 78 4 12 16 7 - 2 8 0.2 0 0