Brianna Turner

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Brianna Turner
No. 11 – Notre Dame Fighting Irish
Position Power forward
League Atlantic Coast Conference
Personal information
Born (1996-07-05) July 5, 1996 (age 22)
Pearland, Texas
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Career information
High school Manvel (Manvel, Texas)
College Notre Dame (2014–present)
Career highlights and awards

Brianna Turner is an American women's basketball forward with the Notre Dame Fighting Irish women's basketball team at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Indiana. She is a native of Pearland, Texas.[1]

In 2014, Turner was named the Gatorade National Basketball Player of the Year.

She competed for the United States women's national basketball team at the 2012 FIBA Under-17 World Championship and the 2014 FIBA Americas Under-18 Championship.

2016–17 season[edit]

Turner led Notre Dame to the 2017 NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Tournament as a #1 seed after a 30–3 regular season record. During a game against Purdue in the second round of the tournament, Turner ruptured her ACL and was done for the season. She later announced that she would miss the 2017–18 season because of the same injury. She is expected to return for her final season of eligibility in 2018–19 after receiving a hardship waiver from the NCAA.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Brianna Turner". UND.com. Retrieved March 19, 2018.
  2. ^ "Brianna Turner to miss Notre Dame Fighting Irish's season to rehab torn ACL suffered in NCAA tournament". ESPN.com. September 5, 2017. Retrieved March 19, 2018.