Kristen Newlin

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Kristen Newlin
No. 43 – Fenerbahçe Istanbul
Position Center
League Turkish Women's Basketball League
Euroleague Women
Personal information
Born (1985-05-08) May 8, 1985 (age 30)
Kailua, Hawaii
Nationality Turkish / American
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 199 lb (90 kg)
Career information
High school Riverton (Riverton, Wyoming)
College Stanford (2003–2007)
WNBA draft 2007 / Round: 3 / Pick: 34th overall
Selected by the Houston Comets
Pro career 2007–present

Kristen Michelle Newlin (born May 8, 1985 ) aka Nevin Nevlin is a Turkish American female basketball player at the center position who plays for Fenerbahçe Istanbul. Born in Kailua, Hawaii she is 1.96 m and her primary position is center. Nevlin became a valuable member of a EuroLeague Women side of Fenerbahçe Istanbul. Although she is known with her size, Kristen Nevlin is a very good mid-range shooter, a good rebounder in the low post, she has been flirting with WNBA teams for two years.

She acquired Turkish citizenship [1] in 2008 and consequently adopted the Turkish name of Nevin. She played first times for Turkey against Serbia and she scored 7 points in 23 minutes.[2]

On 10 January 2009 she played for Turkish Women's Basketball League All-Star match.

High school years[edit]

She played for Riverton High School in Riverton, Wyoming.[3]

College years[edit]

She played for Stanford University in the NCAA with 5,6 ppg, 5,2 rpg (2003–04), 8,2 ppg, 5,0 rpg (2004–05), 8,3 ppg, 6,8 rpg (2005–06) and 7,0 ppg, 7,9 rpg (2005–06).[4]

WNBA career[edit]

She drafted 34th overall for Houston Comets[5] in the 2007 WNBA Draft but however on 10 May 2007, she signed a contract with the Indiana Fever.[6]

Europe career[edit]

  • 2007-08 Turkey Botaş Spor
  • 2008-... Turkey Fenerbahçe Istanbul
    • Turkish Championship: 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
    • Turkish Cup: 2008, 2009
    • Turkish Presidents Cup: 2010

International career[edit]

Newlin plays for Turkey women's national basketball team.

Vital statistics[edit]


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