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Pelin Yirmibesoglu

5'8''
Height
Freshman
Class
Martinsville, Va.
Hometown
Liceo Italiano di Istanbul
High School

Background
• Played basketball for Liceo Italiano di Istanbul under head coach Ali Topoglu from 2013-2018
• Named basketball team captain from 2015-2018

Personal
• Daughter of Korhan Yirmibesoglu and Marianne Kathleen Downey 
• Born in Martinsville, Va. 
• Has two sisters, Ela Mae and Aylin Bridget 
• Graduated from the Royal Academy of Dance Ballet