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3 Funda Nakkasoglu
Funda  Nakkasoglu

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Hampton, Victoria, Australia

High School:
St. Leonard's

Height:
5-7

Position:
Guard

Experience:
1L


04/07/2016

Women's Basketball End of Season Notes

Utah State finished season with 14-17 record.

11/21/2015

USU vs Pacific Women's Basketball 11/21/2015

USU vs Pacific Women's Basketball 11/21/2015

03/03/2015

USU vs WYO Women's Basketball 03/03/2015

USU vs WYO Women's Basketball 03/03/2015

02/28/2015

USU vs AFA Women's Basketball 02/28/2015

USU vs AFA Women's Basketball 02/28/2015

02/18/2015

USU vs SJSU Women's Basketball 02/18/2015

USU vs SJSU Women's Basketball 02/18/2015

02/07/2015

USU vs New Mexico 02/07/2015 Women's Basketball

USU vs New Mexico 02/07/2015 Women's Basketball

HONORS: Mountain West Freshman of the Year (2015); Honorable Mention All-Mountain West (2015); Full Court Mid-Major Freshman All-American (2015); Full Court All-American Freshman Third-Team (2015); Academic All-Mountain West (2015); Mountain West Scholar-Athlete (2015).

RECORDS: Ranks third on USU’s career free throw percentage list (80.6)... Is on six USU season record lists, ranking fourth in points (504) and free throws made (145), fifth in field goals attempted (413) and free throws attempted (180), sixth in assists (136) and seventh in scoring average (17.4 ppg)... Set a new USU freshman scoring record in both total points (504) and scoring average (17.4)... Set a Mountain West record for free throws made and free throw percentage in a single game (14-14) against San José State in the MW Tournament.

2014-15 (FR.): Named the Mountain West Freshman of the Year and earned honorable mention all-Mountain West honors... Named to the Full Court All-American Freshman third-team and was a Full Court Mid-Major Freshman All-American... Led the team, ranked third in the Mountain West and 68th nationally in scoring, averaging 17.4 points per game... Led the team, ranked third in the Mountain West and 56th nationally in assists, averaging 4.7 per game... Led the Mountain West in scoring in conference games with 18.9 points per game... Was second in assists in league games with 5.1 per game... Set a new freshman school record with her scoring average (17.4) and total points (504) and had the second-highest scoring average of all freshmen nationally... Set a Mountain West record for free throws made and free throw percentage in a single game (14-14) against San José State in the MW Tournament... Scored in double-digits 25 times, including 11 games with 20-plus points... Scored a career-best 28 points at New Mexico (Jan. 10)... Had a career-best nine assists against Air Force (Feb. 28)... Had five steals against Utah Valley, leading the team to a season-high 21... Averaged 4.7 assists and 3.1 rebounds while playing an average of 34.3 minutes per game... Shot 39.5 percent (163-of-413) from the field, 31.1 percent (33-of-106) from three and 80.6 percent (145-of-180) from the free throw line... Earned academic all-Mountain West honors and was a Mountain West Scholar-Athlete... Was also a Joe E. and Elma Whitesides Scholar-Athlete Award recipient.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from St. Leonard’s in Melbourne, Australia... Played for the Melbourne Boomers of the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL)... Was selected to the Victoria U20 state team, winning the U20 national championships in 2013 and 2014, while her U18 National Championship took third in 2012... Named Grand Final MVP in 2011 as her squad won the U18 McDonald National Junior Classic Championship... Also ran track in high school.

PERSONAL: Name is pronounced Foon-da Knock-a-so-glue... Daughter of Can and Menekse Nakkasoglu... Majoring in business administration.


CAREER STATS

Year GP-GS Min.-Avg. FG Pct. 3FG Pct. FT Pct. Reb.-Avg. Ast. TO Stl. Blk. PF-DQ Pts.-Avg.
2014-15 (Fr.) 29-28 996-34.3 163-413/td> .395 33-106 .311 145-180 .806 89-3.1 136 132 28 3 69-1 504-17.4
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