Krystal Turner

Krystal Turner

Player Profile

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Las Vegas, Nev.

High School:
Chaparral

Last College:
Arizona Western Community College

Height:
6-2

Position:
Forward

Experience:
1V

OREGON STATE
Junior (2002-03):
Krystal Turner saw action in all 30 games while making two starts...led the team in field goal percentage with a .494 clip (41-for-83)...ranked second on the squad in blocked shots with 18...pulled down 109 rebounds (3.6 rpg.), including 41 offensive boards...scored 95 points (3.2 ppg.)...reached double figures in rebounding on three occasions...tallied a double-double with 10 rebounds and a career-high 14 points on 7-of-11 shooting, while blocking a career-best three shots in her first career start at Portland (11/26)...pulled down 10 rebounds and tallied eight points in the season opener against Western Oregon (11/24)...pulled down five offensive rebounds and buried her lone field goal attempt in seven minutes against Portland State (12/7)...sparked the Beavers off the bench with nine rebounds, four points, two blocks and a career-high three assists against Florida (12/14)...grabbed a career-high 11 rebounds, scored seven points and blocked two shots at No. 10 Texas Tech (12/17)...had seven rebounds, four points and two assists in her Pac-10 debut against USC (12/27)...hit 4-of-6 field goals for nine points, pulled down three rebounds and blocked two shots at Washington State (1/23)...finished with seven points, four rebounds and a blocked shot against Arizona State (2/1)...knocked down 3-of-4 field goals for six points, pulled down three rebounds and blocked two shots at Fresno State (3/24) in the WNIT.

JUNIOR COLLEGE
ARIZONA WESTERN, Yuma, AZ:
Krystal earned numerous honors as a two-year starter at Arizona Western Community College while playing for coach Patrick Cunningham...was a two-time Kodak All-American...a two-time National Junior College Athletic Association First Team All-American...a two-time NJCAA National Tournament Team selection...was a two-time Player of the Year for the Arizona Community College Athletic Conference (ACCAC)...as a freshman Arizona Western posted a 23-8 record...as a sophomore Arizona Western won the ACCAC Conference and won the Region I Championship with a 30-1 record...averaged 21.4 points, 14.4 rebounds and shot 61-percent from the floor as a freshman...averaged 17.2 points, 10.4 rebounds and hit 59-percent of field goals as a sophomore.

HIGH SCHOOL
CHAPARRAL, Las Vegas, NV:
Krystal was a four-year starter at Chaparral High School while playing for coach Rochelle Whitaker...earned first team All-Sunrise Division accolades as a junior and senior...named Sunrise Division Co-MVP as a senior...earned Chaparral Offensive Player of the Year honors...garnered All-Defensive accolades...averaged 20 points and 12 rebounds as a senior.

PERSONAL
Daughter of Melvin and Belinda Turner...father is a supervisor at Sahara Hotel & Casino...mother is the front desk clerk at Circus Circus Hotel & Casino...has one older brother, Shiloh (25)...will major in Psychology...enjoys writing, spending time with friends and "playing ball"...lists Michael Jordan as her favorite athlete...biggest athletic thrill to date was playing in the 2002 NJCAA National Tournament...chose Oregon State because of, "the coaching staff and the team."

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