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Yalim Olcay
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Yalim  Olcay

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Izmir, Turkey

High School:
Spire Academy (Ohio)

Height / Weight:
6-8 / 225

Position:
F


01/28/2018

Men’s Basketball Makes First Trip to Richardson Indoor Stadium

Catamounts and Terriers Battle at 7 PM Monday Night

01/25/2018

Catamounts Dominate in Final Non-Conference Contest, 108-48

Senior Ashley Williams scores a season-high 17 points in his first start of the season

01/14/2018

Catamounts Host VMI on Star Wars Night

Tip-off is scheduled for 7 pm inside the Ramsey Center

02/27/2017

Catamounts Dominate the Paint in Season Finale Victory

Gosselin and Olcay go for career-highs in win

02/18/2017

Terriers Top Catamounts in Benjamin Johnson Arena Finale

Three Catamounts score in double-figures in the loss

01/25/2018

Western Carolina versus Southern Wesleyan

Western Carolina versus Southern Wesleyan

11/15/2017

Western Carolina versus Hiwassee

Western Carolina versus Hiwassee

02/27/2017

WCU vs. VMI

WCU vs. VMI

01/28/2017

Western Carolina versus Wofford

Western Carolina versus Wofford

11/16/2016

WCU vs North Carolina Central

WCU vs North Carolina Central

Single-Game Highs
Points: 14, VMI -- 02/27/17
Rebounds: 9, Wofford -- 01/28/17
Assists: 1, at Samford -- 02/02/17; at Appalachian State -- 12/03/16
Steals: 1, four times
Blocks: 1, at Jackson State -- 11/26/16; Hiwassee -- 11/13/16
FG made: 5, VMI -- 02/27/17
FG attempts: 8, VMI -- 02/27/17
3FG made:
3FG attempts: 1, North Carolina Central -- 11/16/16
FT made: 4, VMI -- 02/27/17
FT attempts: 5, VMI -- 02/27/17

Career Statistics

All-Time Rankings and Stats

2016-17 (Freshman): Appeared in 28 of WCU's 32 contests ... Made six starts ... Made collegiate debut against Miami in the season opener ... Started the next six games following the Miami contest ... Scored in double-figures once with a career-high 14 points against VMI (02/27) in the regular season finale ... Led or shared the team lead in rebounds twice ... Had a career-best nine rebounds against Wofford (01/28) ... Had five or more rebounds in six contests ... Knocked down a season-high four free throws against VMI (02/27) ... Appeared on the 2016-17 Southern Conference Honor Roll.

Prior to Western Carolina: Finished his prep career at Spire Academy in Geneva, Ohio ... Prior to Spire, attended Bornova Anadolu Lisesi in Turkey ... Was invited to the U16 national team camp and served as the team captain for his club team ... Averaged 12.4 points, 6.8 rebounds and just under an assist per game for his club program, Pinar Karsiyaka, at the U16 national championship ... As a junior and senior, his club was the number one ranked team in the city and placed seventh in the Turkish National Championship ... While at Spire, Olcay averaged 16 points, eight rebounds and three assists per game.

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