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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


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

01/28/2017

Catamounts Trip Terriers At Home, 68-62

WCU placed three scorers in double-figures led by Devin Peterson

12/22/2016

Late Scoring Drought Thwarts Catamounts in 77-59 Loss

Adam Sledd scores double-double in home defeat to the Cougars

12/07/2016

No. 15/16 West Virginia Topples Western Carolina

WCU will next be in action Dec. 17 at UNC Asheville

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

11/13/2016

Western Carolina versus Hiwassee

Western Carolina versus Hiwassee

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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