March 14, 2014

Bulldogs Duo Earns CollegeSportsMadness Recognition

Halejian Named To Ivy League All-Conference Second Team; Graf Earns Third Team Accolades

CollegeSportsMadness All-Conference Ivy League Teams

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — CollegeSportsMadness.com named its All-Ivy League teams and the Yale women's basketball team was represented by Sarah Halejian and Janna Graf. Halejian was named to the Ivy League All-Conference Second Team, while Graf earned a spot on the Third Team.

Halejian, who was named All-Ivy League First Team by the league's coaches, ranked third in the Ivy League in scoring at 15.5 points per game and led the circuit with both 3.6 assists per game and 2.4 steals per game. Halejian was also among the league leaders in assist/turnover ratio (1.5 - 2nd), free throw percentage (.865 - 12th) and blocked shots (0.5 - 14th).

Halejian started all 28 contests and scored in double-figures on 23 occasions. She scored a season-high 27 points against against Georgetown on Dec. 10 and against Harvard on Feb. 8.

Graf averaged 9.6 points per game and 4.6 rebounds per game, ranking second on the Bulldogs in both categories. She also had 42 assists and 41 assists, while hitting a team-high 43 three-pointers.

She ranked seventh in the Ivy League in three-point field goal percentage (.355) and was also among the league's leaders in scoring, rebounding, field goal percentage, three-point field goals, steals and offensive rebounds.

Graf finished her career ranked 12th in scoring at Yale with 1,151 points. She also ranks second all-time in three-point field goals (183), second in games started (104), fifth in games played (110), tied for sixth in three-point field goal percentage (.358) and sixth in steals (155).

The Bulldogs finished 2013-14 with a 13-15 overall record, and a 7-7 mark in Ivy League play. In the last four years, Yale has won a total of 56 games, which matches the second-highest total of victories in a four-year span in the program's history. The Bulldogs amassed 35 Ivy League games in that four-year span, which is the highest total of Ivy League wins in a four-year span in the program's history.


 

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