31 - Yasemin Kimyacioglu
Yasemin Kimyacioglu
Height: 5-7
Year: Junior
Hometown: Mountain View, Calif.
High School: Pinewood
Position: Guard

Coach Bento-Jackson on Kimyacioglu: "Yasemin provides consistent effort and defensive ability. What's most impressive is how much she has improved her outside shooting and offensive skills. We look forward to seeing the complete player that Yas has strived to become."  

AS A SENIOR IN 2006-07: Saw action in 29 games, making one start ... hit on her only three-point attempt at CS Northridge on Dec. 2 ... went 2-for-2 from the floor, including a three-pointer, and scored five points at Portland on Jan. 13 ... hit a pair of threes and scored six points against Portland on Feb. 8 ... made for steals Feb. 24 against Pepperdine.  

AS A JUNIOR IN 2005-06: Named team's Christine Silvernail Award winner ... Saw action in 21 contests ... defensive specialist who averaged 1.9 points and 1.1 rebounds in 4.6 minutes a game ... missed first four games of the season due to injury ... scored season-high five points and hit a three in win over CS Northridge on Dec. 28 ... scored four points against San Diego on Jan. 14 ... scored two points and pulled down season-high four rebounds Jan. 19 against Pepperdine.   

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2004-05: Started on 25 occasions and saw action in 30 contests... registered two points and two rebounds vs. No. 3 Georgia... made all three three-point attempts against UC Davis and finished with a career-high nine points... added six points at Wisconsin... nabbed four rebounds at San Francisco... improved career-high to 10 points against San Francisco in the WCC First Round... faced older sister Sebnem, a senior guard for Stanford, when the Broncos played the Cardinal in the NCAA First Round.  

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2003-04: Named team's Best Defensive Player and earned Coaches Award... started on 19 occasions and saw action in 27 contests... scored 62 points on the season... made Bronco debut against UW-Green Bay, starting at guard... posted two points and two rebounds against No. 10 Georgia... netted a key three at Nevada just before halftime... added five points in a start against San Jose State... scored a career-high seven points against San Francisco, adding six rebounds... played a career-high 38 minutes against Pepperdine... netted seven points against San Diego.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played guard for head coach Doc Scheppler at Pinewood High School in Los Altos Hills, Calif.... a three-time second-team All-League honoree... named as an honorable mention by the San Jose Mercury News in 2003... also ran cross country... placed 27th in the 1999 State Championship... placed second in CCS that season... placed second in NorCal Championships each prep season... member of the Fresh and Art honors societies... won second place in an art competition sponsored by the Palo Alto Rotary.

PERSONAL: Full name is Yasemin Kimyacioglu... born in Mountain View, Calif... parents are Kursat and Fusun Kimyacioglu... has two sisters, Elif and Sebnem... Sebnem is a senior on the Stanford basketball team... major is undeclared.

Kimyacioglu's Career Statistics

Year G-GS MIN FG-AT PCT 3P-AT PCT FT-AT PCT REB AVG PF-D A TO B S TP AVG
03-04 27-19 510 24-73 .329 12-45 .267 2-6 .333 34 1.3 41-0 23 33 1 16 62 2.3
04-05 30-25 438 21-63 .333 12-39 .308 10-10 1.000 40 1.3 35-0 18 33 3 14 64 2.1
05-06 21-0 96 6-20 .300 1-8 .125 9-10 .900 15 0.7 13-0 3 6 0 1 22 1.0
06-07 29-1 215 7-24 .292 4-14 .286 5-7 .714 24 0.8 27-0 12 18 1 15 23 0.8
Career 107-45 1259 58-180 .322 29-106 .274 26-33 .788 113 1.1 116-0 56 90 5 46 171 1.6

 

Kimyacioglu's Career Highs

 

Points 10 vs. San Francisco, Mar. 3, 2005
Field Goals 4 vs. San Francisco, Mar. 3, 2005
FG Attempts 7 twice, last vs. San Francisco, Mar. 3, 2005
3-Pt Field Goals 3 vs. UC Davis, Dec. 5, 2004
3-Pt FG Attempts 6 vs. Portland, Feb. 8, 2007
Free Throws 3 twice, last vs. Fresno State, Dec. 9, 2006
FT Attempts 4 twice, last vs. Fresno State, Dec. 9, 2006
Rebounds 6 vs. San Francisco, Jan. 22, 2004
Assists 4 vs. Portland, Feb. 3, 2005
Blocked Shots 1 five times, last vs. Portland, Feb. 8, 2007
Steals 3 three times, last vs. Eastern Washington, Jan. 2, 2005
Minutes 38 vs. Pepperdine, Feb. 14, 2004