Jan Maehlen
Jan  Maehlen

Tucson, Ariz.

High School:
Ironwood Ridge HS

Height / Weight:
7-0 / 300




Men's Hoops Begins WCC Championships Thursday vs. USD

The Pepperdine-San Diego game will air on BYUtv at approximately 8:30 p.m.


Men's Hoops Ends Regular Season at USD on Saturday

The Waves and Toreros may meet again next week at the WCC Tournament.


Pepperdine Hosts SMC on Wednesday for Senior Night, ESPNU Telecast

Lorne Jackson will play in his 123rd game and move into the top five in Pepperdine history.


Men's Hoops Headed to Bay Area Again to Play USF Saturday

Pepperdine's final home game is next Wednesday vs. Saint Mary's


Men's Hoops Aims for Road Victory at Santa Clara on Saturday

One more win would give Pepperdine its most victories in the last eight seasons.


Men's Basketball vs. USF (2/2/13)

Martin A. Folb photos of the Waves' 86-78 loss to the Dons.


Men's Basketball vs. Portland (1/5/2013)

Martin A. Folb photos of the Waves' 54-47 comeback win over the Pilots.


Men's Basketball vs. Fresno Pacific (12/28/2012)

Martin A. Folb's photos of the Waves' 60-59 win over the Sunbirds.


Men's Basketball vs. UC Irvine (11/24/2012)

Martin A. Folb photos of the Waves' 72-62 win over UC Irvine.


Men's Basketball vs. Hawaii (12/3/2011)

Pepperdine's 73-67 win over the Rainbow Warriors. Photos by Martin A. Folb.

Jan Maehlen Career Statistics Get Acrobat Reader

CAREER: Over parts of three seasons, averaged 1.1 points and 1.5 rebounds in 9.2 minutes ... Appeared in 42 games and started nine ... Made 56.8% (21-for-37) of his career field goal attempts.

PEPPERDINE 2012-13: Averaged 1.5 points and 1.7 rebounds in 10.1 minutes as a redshirt sophomore ... Made 68.2% (15-for-22) of his shots ... Appeared in 21 games and started four ... Missed preseason and the first two games of the season due to a broken thumb ... Scored a season-high seven points vs. UC Riverside (12/5), making all three of his field-goal attempts ... Pulled down a career-high five rebounds at Gonzaga (2/7) ... Made his first start of the season and played a season-high 22 minutes vs. Gonzaga (1/3).

PEPPERDINE 2011-12: Due to multiple injuries, only appeared in three games and applied for a medical redshirt season ... Fractured his right hand in the preseason and missed a month before making his season debut at UCLA (11/28) ... After two more games, suffered a groin injury that kept him out the remainder of the season ... Did not score in any of the three games, but had four rebounds at UCLA (11/28), an assist vs. Hawaii (12/3) and a rebound at Northern Arizona (12/7) ... Averaged 1.7 rebounds in 7.3 minutes in the three contests.

PEPPERDINE 2010-11: Appeared in 18 games and started five as a freshman ... Averaged 0.8 points and 1.4 rebounds in 8.4 minutes ... Made his first career start vs. CSU Bakersfield (11/20) and had season highs of eight points and 24 minutes ... Made three of five shots against the Roadrunners ... Pulled down four rebounds at both Fresno State (12/11) and Alabama (12/28) ... Blocked two shots against Arkansas State (11/23).

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Ironwood Ridge High School, located in Tucson, Ariz., in 2010 ... Named to the Arizona Republic's 5A all-state honorable mention team and also earned all-league and all-region first team honors ... Averaged approximately 15 points, 10 rebounds and three blocked shots while shooting 57% from the field as a senior ... Best scoring performance was 29 points against Tucson High ... Helped the Nighthawks to a 22-9 record, a league title and the quarterfinals of Arizona's 5A Division II Tournament ... Spent the previous three years at Lawrence North High School in Indianapolis, Ind. ... Because the school is a prep basketball powerhouse that already had numerous Division I prospects, Maehlen spent most of his junior season on the junior varsity.

CLUB: Competed with the SYF Players while in high school.

PERSONAL: Born in Siegen, Germany ... Moved to the U.S. with his family at the age of 8 ... Son of Henning Groll and Margret Maehlen ... Has one sibling, Hanna ... Chose Pepperdine because "it was the perfect fit: the coaches are great, the players are all good guys and from an academic standpoint Pepperdine is great."

FAVORITES: Enjoys listening to music ... Favorites include Dirk Nowitzki (pro basketball player), Dallas Mavericks (pro basketball team), Pandorum (movie), Adventure Time (TV show), and football (sport other than basketball) ... Favorite things about basketball are "the competition and the balance of physicality and skill needed to play."

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