Kristen Gaffney - Women's Basketball - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#24 Kristen Gaffney Season 2014-15


Class Redshirt Sophomore
Height 6'1''
Hometown Cary, N.C.
High School Green Hope

• 2015-16 Winter SEC Academic Honor Roll

Medicine, Health and Society

2015-16 (RS Junior): Came off the bench to see action in 24 games in her final season with the Commodores. … Averaged 3.2 points and 2.6 rebounds per game. … Reached double figures in back-to-back games in November, scoring 10 points in a win over Presbyterian on Nov. 23 and then scoring a season-high 12 points (and pulling down a season-high seven rebounds) in a win over Austin Peay on Nov. 27. .. Scored 11 points in win over Drexel on Dec. 3. … Dished out a career-high seven assists in a win over New Mexico State on Dec. 29. … Compiled three of more rebounds in 11 games and had three or more assists in five games. … Went 2-of-2 from 3-point range in win over Air Force.

2014-15 (Redshirt sophomore): Saw action in 24 games, including making five starts, after returning from knee injuries that caused her to miss her entire first season and most of her second. … Shot 50.9 percent from the floor for the season and reached double-figures in scoring in seven games. … Scored the game-winning basket with six seconds remaining and finished with four points and four rebounds in win over Ole Miss on Feb. 5. … Tied for team-high honors with 11 points and added four assists and three rebounds in win over Arkansas on Jan. 22. … Had 13 points and five rebounds in loss to Dayton on Dec. 21. … Shared team-high honors with 13 points in loss to Marquette on Dec. 18. … Had 10 points and four rebounds in win over Elon on Dec. 14. … Scored a career-high 15 points, going 6-of-6 from the floor, in loss to Arizona State on Nov. 30. … Set a new career high with 12 points and pulled down five rebounds in loss to No. 3 UConn on Nov. 29. … Came off the bench to set new career highs in points (12), field goals (five) and minutes played (32) in road win over Wisconsin on Nov. 20.

2013-14 (RS Freshman): After sitting out most of the season with a knee injury, she made her college debut on Feb. 27 against Florida and played in VU’s final four games of the season. … Averaged 18.8 minutes of playing time in the four games, compiling 12 points and 18 rebounds. … Had six points and five rebounds in NCAA Tournament first-round loss to Arizona State on March 22. … Pulled down seven rebounds in SEC Tournament loss to Georgia on March 6. … Logged 29 minutes of playing time and finished with six points, five rebounds and three assists in loss to Kentucky on March 2. … Made her Commodore debut against Florida on Feb. 27, plyaing five minutes and pulling down two rebounds in the loss.

2012-13 (Freshman): Missed season with knee injury.

High School (Green Hope):
Parade All-American in 2012 … Named North Carolina Player of the Year as a senior by the Associated Press, N.C. Basketball Coaches Assocation,, and Raleigh News Observer … Scored 2,671 career points, seventh in North Carolina history … Led team to a record of 105-6 over final three seasons at Green Hope, playing for coach Mike Robinson … Averaged 27.5 points and 8.9 rebounds per game as a senior … Scored most points during a sophomore season in state history (831), breaking a mark previously held by Connecticut All-American Shea Ralph.

Personal: Daughter of Jim and Peggy Gaffney … Has one brother, Jimmy … Favorite basketball player is Michael Jordan … Favorite sport other than basketball is beach volleyball … Born December 11, 1993, in Westchester, N.Y.

Gaffney’s Career Highs
Points: 15 vs. Arizona State (11/30/14)
3FG Made: 2 vs. Air Force (11/30/15)
Rebounds: 10 vs. Miss. Valley St. (12/03/14)
Assists: 7 vs. New Mexico State (12/29/15)
Blocks: 2 vs. Arkansas (1/22/15)
Steals: 6 vs. New Mexico State (12/29/15)
Minutes: 33 vs. Marquette (12/18/14)