Korel Engin


Korel Engin
Korel Engin
Position Center
Height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Weight 231 lb (105 kg)
League Turkish Women's Basketball League
Team Mersin Büyükşehir Belediyesi
Born April 8, 1980 (1980-04-08) (age 31)
Washington, United States
Nationality  United States  Turkey
Pro career 2003–present
Career history Migrosspor (2004-2005)
Fenerbahçe (2005-2006)
Botaşspor (2006-2007)
Gospic (2007-2008)
BC Moscow (2008)
Galatasaray (2008-2009)
Mersin Büyükşehir Belediyesi (2009-)

Korel Engin (born April 8, 1980 in Bothell, Washington), aka Cori Enghusen, is U.S. born Turkish female basketball player at the center position. At 201 cm (6'7"), she is the tallest member of the Turkish women's basketball national team.

Enghusen started playing basketball in her age of 12 years. She played for Inglemoor High School in Washington until her graduation in 1998. She was named “1998 Gatorade Washington State Player of the Year”. While she studied sociology in major and psychology at Stanford University between 1998–2002, she played as center of the college team, the sixth-ranked women's basketball team in the NCAA.

Cori Enghusen was member of the US national team at the 2001 Basketball World University Games in Beijing, China. She helped lead the U.S. to gold at the Games.

In 2003, she played professionally in Greece. Then she moved to Turkey and was with Migrosspor in Istanbul in 2004. In 2005, she agreed to become a Turkish citizen in order to join the Turkey women’s basketball national team and to participate at the 2005 Mediterranean Games in Almería, Spain. She helped Turkey earn gold medal. Engin signed a two-years contract with Fenerbahçe Istanbul in July 2005.

Honors

  • Turkey Fenerbahçe Istanbul
    • Turkish League
      • Winners (1): 2005-06
    • Turkish Cup
      • Winners (1): 2005-06
  • Turkey Galatasaray
    • Turkish Presidents Cup
      • Winners (1): 2007-08
    • EuroCup Women
      • Winners (1): 2008-09

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