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Yvonne Turner #22 Guard

Yvonne Turner

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WNBA Offseason
2012-13: Played for Russia’s Dynamo GUVD ... Averaged a team-best 14.8 points and 3.4 assists per game while adding 3.2 rebounds per contest through 17 Russian League games ... Averaged 13.5 points, 4.0 assists and 3.3 rebounds per game through eight EuroCup games.

2011-12: Played for Germany’s Eisvogel USC Freiburg … Averaged 16.7 points, 3.5 rebounds and 2.8 steals and 2.3 assists per game through 24 games.

2010-11: Played for Australia’s Bundaberg Bears … Averaged 22.3 points, 6.7 rebounds and 4.2 assists per game.

Nebraska
• Big 12 Co-Defensive Player of the Year (2010)
• All-Big 12 First Team (2010)
• Big 12 All-Defensive Team (2008, 2009, 2010)

Senior (2009-10): Named Big 12 Co-Defensive Player of the Year … Garnered All-Big 12 First Team honors … Named to the Big 12 All-Defensive Team for the third-consecutive year … Became the sixth player in Nebraska history to produce 1,000 points, 200 assists and 200 steals in a career … Led the Huskers to the best season in school history with a 32-2 overall record heading into the NCAA Tournament … Helped the team capture the program’s first Big 12 regular-season title with a 16-0 mark in conference play … Averaged 13.9 points and 2.4 steals per game in conference play, leading the Big 12 with 2.8 3-point field goals made per game … Led Nebraska with 63 total steals … Finished her collegiate career ranked second all-time on the program’s career 3-point list with 183 made and ranked fifth in career steals with 229 … Member of the Nebraska 1,000 point club with 1,101 career points … Notched 21 double-digit scoring performances.

Junior (2008-09): Earned Big 12 All-Defensive Team honors for the second-consecutive season … Ranked second on the team in scoring with 11.7 points per game while adding 3.4 rebounds per contest … Led the team and ranked fourth in the Big 12 with 2.2 steals per game while adding 1.8 assists per contest … Recorded two or more steals in 20 of 31 games during the season … Notched 20 double-digit scoring performances … Netted a career-high 26 points in a road win at Oklahoma State on March 7.

Sophomore (2007-08): Named to the Big 12 All-Defensive Team … Started all 33 games … Ranked third on the team with 8.4 points per game while leading the team in total steals (81) and 3-point field goals made (37) … Averaged 9.8 points, 3.4 rebounds, 2.3 assists and a Big 12-leading 2.6 steals per game in conference play … Notched 12 double-digit scoring efforts, including eight in Big 12 play.

Freshman (2006-07): Played in 28 games … Averaged 2.3 points, 1.6 rebounds, 0.7 assists and 0.6 steals per game.

Bellevue East High School: Played for Coach Scott Jensen at Bellevue East High School in Omaha, Neb. … Earned Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) All-America honors as a senior … Two-time first-team All-Nebraska and Super State performer … Two-time first-team Class A All-State selection … Led to the 2006 Class A state title as a senior, averaging 15.4 points, 4.4 rebounds, 4.4 assists and 3.7 steals per game … Shot 51 percent from the field as a senior, including 34 percent from 3-point range … Led Bellevue East to three-consecutive Class A state title games … One of 20 high school players who competed in the WBCA High School All-America Game at the NCAA Women’s Final Four in Boston in 2006 … Averaged 13.7 points, 5.7 assists and 4.9 steals per game as a junior … Led the team to a Class A runner-up finish with a 24-3 overall record in 2004-05 … Played for the Daubert-Pinnacle All-Star team from 2003-05 and was a member of the squad that won the Junior National Tournament in Washington, D.C. during the summer of 2005 … Began her high school career at Millard South where she averaged 14.3 points per game as a freshman … Earned honorable mention All-Nebraska accolades following her freshman season.

Personal

Born on October 13, 1987 in Omaha, Neb. … Daughter of Euvon Turner and Vanessa Johnson and stepfather Jay Johnson … Has three brothers, Anthony Canion, Robert Canion and Euvon Turner, and one sister, Alishya Turner … Graduated from the University of Nebraska in 2010 with a degree in child, youth and family studies with a minor in education.

Career Transactions

Signed by the San Antonio Silver Stars as a free agent on February 26, 2013.