August 31, 2012

Sebnem returns to basketball

Sebnem Kimyacioglu (Stanford '05) has returned to Turkey to play professional basketball for Galatasaray this season.

She played pro ball in Turkey for three seasons after graduating from Stanford, then returned to the Bay Area where she has been studying law at Santa Clara University and working in various law offices since 2009.

August 25, 2012

Kristen's jersey to be retired

Kristen Newlin (Stanford '07) was a standout athlete at Riverton High School – a two-time Gatorade Wyoming basketball player of the year, a two-time state champion swimmer and state record holder, and a top-four state finisher and school record holder in the shot put.

She will be honored by having her No. 43 basketball jersey retired during a ceremony next Tuesday evening. She is the first Riverton High School girl to have her number retired, and only the second person in the school's history to be so honored.

Read more in this report from the Fremont County Ranger. (Note that you can access that report just once without subscribing to the Ranger's eNews service.)

August 23, 2012

Michelle will start pro career in Switzerland

Posted by Eurobasket News:
Uni Basel Basket strengthened their roster. They agreed on terms of contract with Michelle Harrison (190-F-87, college: Utah). The forward will start her pro career in Switzerland. Michell Harrison graduated from the University of Utah in 2011. The forward notched 4.8 points, 6.7 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game in her senior season. She was MWC Tournament winner with the Utes. Previously Michelle Harrison studied and played for Stanford University. She played in NCAA Final Four in 2009. In 2010 Michelle Harrison made it into NCAA Final with the Cardinal. She was PAC-10 Tournament Winner in 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010.