Player Profile
Janeth Arcain | 9
Position:  F
Born: Apr 11, 1969
Height: 5-11 /  1,8
Weight: 147  lbs. /  66,7  kg.
College : Florida International

 2006-07 Statistics
                    REBOUNDS PER GAME  
 Team G GS MPG FGM-A FG% 3PM-A 3P% FTM-A FT% OFF DEF TOT APG SPG BPG TO PF PPG
No Statistics.
Career Highlights

  • Is the only player in Comets history to play in all 220 games
  • Has started a total of 162 games in seven seasons, including an active streak of 130 consecutive starts
  • Holds career averages of 10.5 points, 3.8 rebounds and 1.9 assists with Houston
  • Is fourth in Comets history in scoring average (10.5)
  • Ranks second in Comets history in steals (292), and is third in total assists (416) and total rebounds (826)
  • Earned 2001 WNBA Most Improved Player of the Year
  • Named WNBA Player of the Week one time (week ending: June 10, 2001)
  • Voted as a starter to the 2001 WNBA All-Star Game
  • Scored career 1,000th point at Indiana on May 31, 2001
  • Recorded her 500th career rebound at Portland on July 12, 2001

  • Personal

  • Born Janeth Arcain on April 11, 1969, in São Paulo, Brazil
  • Name is pronounced Jeh-NETH Ar-CANE
  • Started playing at age 14, after seeing the 1983 World Championships in São Paulo
  • Played for a club team, BCN, as a teenager and won the club championship in 1986
  • Named club league MVP from 1986-89
  • Most memorable basketball moment prior to WNBA career is beating China to win the 1994 World Championship
  • Pregame superstition is that she must step onto the court with right foot first
  • Most admires her mother Rita Arcain
  • Player whose game she likes to emulate is Charles Barkley
  • Other sports played growing up include soccer and volleyball
  • Owns a computer store and operates a gymnasium in Brazil

  •  Season Highs / Career Highs
      2006 HIGHS CAREER HIGHS
     Points None 29 vs. Utah 7/24/2001
     Field Goals Made None 12 2 Times
     Field Goals Attempted None 22 3 Times
     Three Point Field Goals Made None 3 vs. Orlando 8/3/2001
     Three Point Field Goals Attempted None 5 @ Sacramento 7/10/2001
     Free Throws Made None 10 @ Charlotte 8/4/2001
     Free Throws Attempted None 10 5 Times
     Offensive Rebounds None 5 2 Times
     Defensive Rebounds None 8 @ Los Angeles 7/16/1997
     Total Rebounds None 9 4 Times
     Assists None 9 @ Portland 7/12/2001
     Steals None 6 2 Times
     Blocks None 2 vs. Phoenix 8/18/2005
     Minutes Played None 44 @ Sacramento 7/10/2001
     CAREER AVERAGES
                    REBOUNDS PER GAME  
    YEAR TEAM G GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% OFF DEF RPG APG SPG BPG TO PF PPG
     1997  HOU   28 27 28.0 .440 .273 .894 1.5 2.5 3.9 1.6 1.54 0.14 2.39 2.00 10.9
     1998  HOU   30 4 21.9 .426 .152 .756 1.4 2.2 3.6 0.9 0.83 0.10 1.27 1.60 6.8
     1999  HOU   32 1 23.0 .433 .250 .829 1.0 1.8 2.8 1.2 0.94 0.06 1.22 1.97 5.8
     2000  HOU   32 32 30.5 .468 .200 .837 1.1 2.6 3.7 1.9 1.31 0.09 1.66 2.06 8.4
     2001  HOU   32 32 36.1 .426 .333 .900 1.5 2.7 4.3 2.9 1.88 0.09 2.59 2.56 18.5
     2002  HOU   32 32 34.9 .424 .270 .883 1.3 2.6 3.9 2.7 1.59 0.19 2.22 1.53 11.4
     2003  HOU   34 34 33.4 .466 .243 .840 0.7 3.3 4.0 2.0 1.21 0.03 1.47 1.88 11.5
     2005  HOU   34 34 31.7 .421 .188 .883 0.6 2.2 2.7 1.6 1.62 0.18 1.65 2.50 10.1
     Career     254 196 30.1 .437 .251 .867 1.1 2.5 3.6 1.8 1.37 0.11 1.80 2.02 10.4
     Playoff     32 21 29.8 .421 .214 .850 0.9 2.7 3.6 1.3 1.25 0.09 1.28 1.75 8.6
     All-Star     1 1 20.0 .286 .500 1.000 1.0 0.0 1.0 0.0 0.00 0.00 2.00 0.00 7.0

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