Ciaja Harbison - Women's Basketball - Vanderbilt University Athletics

#11 Ciaja Harbison Season 2022-23


Class Graduate
Height 5-6
Hometown Louisville, Ky.
High School Male
Major Medicine, Health & Society

Student-Athlete Features
The Next — From A-10 to SEC: Vanderbilt’s Ciaja Harbison is the modern NCAA athlete
Vanderbilt Hustler — A tie 20 years in the making: Harbison and Anderson reflect on Sunday’s record-setting performance


  • 2022-23 second-team All-SEC
  • Cancun Challenge All-Tournament Team
  • SEC Player of the Week (11.15.22, 1.31.23)
  • TSWA Player of the Week (11.15.22, 1.31.23)
  • 2022-23 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

As a Graduate Student (2022-23)

  • Led team in scoring (550), assists (125) and steals (68)
  • Ranked second in the SEC in scoring (19.64) and steals (2.43), third in assists (4.46) and fourth in free-throw percentage (80.7)
  • Among the top 25 in the nation in points per game, and top 45 in steals
  • Scoring average is highest of her collegiate career, also recorded career highs in steals and free throws
  • The only player in the SEC to score 40 points in a game on the season, had three outings with 30-plus points
  • Scored in double figures 24 times including 13 games with at least 20 points
  • Led the Dores in scoring 16 times, assists on 20 occasions and steals in 16 games
  • Tied a school record with 41 points and added five steals in win over Texas A&M
  • Had 34 points against then-No. 13/11 NC State at Cancun Challenge
  • Scored 27 points at then-No. 9 LSU and in the Dores’ first meeting with Tennessee
  • Posted 28 points in Vandy debut at WKU and had 27 at Columbia to help Commodores to 3-0 start

The Harbison File

  • Undergraduate career at St. Louis, concluded her career as program’s second-leading all-time scorer after 1,688 points
  • Points per game average of 15.9 is third in school history
  • Ranks among top-5 in Billiken’s record book with 403 assists, 156 steals and 80.7 free throw percentage
  • Started in all 106 games played
  • Tallied 17.5 points, 2.3 rebounds, 2.3 assists per game and Named Second Team during senior season
  • First team All-Atlantic 10 Conference and All-Defensive team during junior year
  • All-A10 and A10 Rookie of the Year her first season
  • Prepped at Male High School and scored 1,531 points
  • Player of the game after Kentucky-Indiana All-Star Game
  • Ranked among nations’ top-100 seniors by ESPNW
  • Named second team All-State and first team All-Region after helping the Bulldogs to their fifth consecutive district championship
  • Region player of the year after junior year