Kristen Newlin

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Kristen Newlin
Nevin Nevlin.JPG
No. 43 – Fenerbahçe Istanbul
Position Center
League Turkish Women's Basketball League
Euroleague Women
Personal information
Born (1985-05-08) May 8, 1985 (age 31)
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
Playing 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]

Stanford statistics[edit]

Source[5]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high
Year Team GP Points FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2003-04 Stanford 30 167 46.4 - 72.5 5.2 0.5 0.4 1.7 5.6
2004-05 Stanford 35 287 52.1 66.7 68.5 5.0 0.8 0.4 0.9 8.2
2005-06 Stanford 26 216 49.4 33.3 54.9 6.8 1.2 0.4 1.5 8.3
2006-07 Stanford 34 238 51.1 29.7 50.0 7.9 1.3 0.4 1.3 7.0
Career Stanford 125 908 50.0 29.6 62.2 6.2 1.0 0.4 1.3 7.3

WNBA career[edit]

She drafted 34th overall for Houston Comets[6] in the 2007 WNBA Draft but however on 10 May 2007, she signed a contract with the Indiana Fever.[7]

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.

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