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Natasha Graboski
Natasha Graboski

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Upper Sandusky, Ohio

High School:
Upper Sandusky

Height:
6-3

Position:
C

Birthdate:
05/11/1988

Experience:
2L


2007-08 Season (Sophomore): Physical, hard-nosed center that does not shy away from contact ... plays gritty defense and rebounds well ... started at center in 27-of-28 games ... averaged 5.5 points and 5.1 rebounds per contest ... led Bearcats with 18 blocked shots ... played 40 minutes and had four points, eight rebounds, and two assists in the season opener against Michigan (11/13) ... grabbed a game-high 10 rebounds against Valparaiso (11/16), scoring six points and dishing out three assists ... scored 14 points against Duquesne (11/19), pulling down four boards and shooting 2-for-2 from downtown ... scored 10 points, grabbed nine rebounds, connected on two three pointers, and dished out three assists against McNeese State (11/21) ... pulled down 11 boards and dished out four assists against Presbyterian (11/26) ... made and attempted a career-high 4-of-7 at the free throw line, scoring 10 points and grabbing fi ve boards against Wright State (12/11) ... scored 14 points against Youngstown State (12/15), dishing out three assists and matching career high in three pointers with two ... scored four points and grabbed five boards at No. 1/1 UConn (1/19) ... scored six points and pulled down a team-high seven rebounds against No. 5/5 Rutgers (1/22) ... poured in a career-high 17 points and pulled down nine rebounds in 38 minutes of action against USF (2/9) ... scored eight points, shooting 2-for-2 from downtown, and grabbed six boards against No. 13/13 West Virginia (2/19).

2006-07 Season (Freshman): Saw action in seven games and averaged 1.7 points ... played a season-high eight minutes vs. St. John's (2/17) and finished with one point and one rebound ... sank a 3-point field goal vs. No. 25/23 Rutgers (2/3), the first of her collegiate career, and had a defensive rebound in four minutes of action ... logged four minutes and drew an offensive charge versus Georgetown (1/23) ... scored a then-career-high seven points in four minutes against Alabama State (12/10), shooting 3-of-3 from the field and 1-of-1 from the free throw line ... nabbed one steal against St. Francis (Pa.) (11/22) ... scored first collegiate point on a free throw against Arkansas-Pine Bluff (11/14).

Pre-Cincinnati Career: Second-team all-state performer playing for Andra Bell at Upper Sandusky High School ... averaged 13.7 points as a senior ... ranked the 25th-best center in her class and 106th overall by All-Star Girls Report ... named fi rst-team all-conference and third-team all-district as a junior after averaging 12.4 points, 6.0 rebounds and 3.5 blocks per game ...scored 1,075 points in her career ... selected all-district and all-conference three times and all-district twice ... earned four letters in basketball and two in volleyball ... member of National Honor Society and Key Club.

Personal: Full name is Natasha Kay Graboski ... born May 11, 1988 in Upper Sandusky, Ohio ... daughter of Joe and Kim Graboski ... has two younger sisters, Alyssa and Taylor ... grandfather, Joe, played for the Philadelphia 76ers for 15 years and father played basketball at Tiffin University ... majoring in health promotions.