153 Honored at 2nd Annual Honors Banquet and Awards Ceremony
MSU Players: ETSU Postgame Comments
Honors: First-Team CoSIDA Academic All-District VII (2011)...Second-Team MVC Scholar-Athlete (2010, 2011)...Lady Bear Prestige Award (2010)...MVC Commissioner's Academic Excellence Award (2010, 2011)...MVC Academic Honor Roll (2009, 2010, 2011).
At Missouri State: A two-way threat both on the court and in the classroom, Lacey Boshe returns for her final season as a Lady Bear looking to build on a solid junior year that saw her earn First-Team CoSIDA Academic All-District honors. The Marshfield, Mo., native returns as one of the team's key leaders and a consistent presence on the blocks.
2010-11: Boshe was a first-team Capital One/CoSIDA Academic All-District VII selection as a junior, after posting the second-highest field goal percentage (.481) on the team and averaging just under four points per game...Also earned MVC Commissioner's Academic Excellence Award and MVC Honor Roll recognition after maintaining her perfect 4.0 grade-point average...Came off the bench in 32 of the Lady Bears' 35 contests after starting 56 games over her first two collegiate seasons...Shot .514 from the floor on the road...Scored in double figures on five occasions, including three of MSU's final five games of the year (March 11-20)...Totaled 10 points in the Lady Bears' season-opening win over Lamar (Nov. 12)...Led MSU with a season-high three steals vs. LA Tech (Nov. 27)...Went 3-of-4 from the floor at Coppin State (Dec. 17) to total six points in 15 minutes off the bench...Totaled seven points and five rebounds at Morgan State (Dec. 21)...Posted a strong all-around effort at UNI (Jan. 6), coming off the bench to score 11 points on 4-of-5 shooting, as well as a season-high seven rebounds...Averaged 9.2 points over a five-game stretch spanning March 5-17, coinciding with the Lady Bears' run to reach the championship game of the MVC Tournament; scored 10 points in each of MSU's first two MVC Tournament contests and shot .667 (10-of-15) from the floor in the Lady Bears' three games at the conference meet...Recorded a season-high 13 points on 5-of-8 shooting in MSU's WNIT opener against Rice (March 17); also pulled down four rebounds and matched a season best of two assists in the 76-65 victory.
2009-10: Boshe was the recipient of the club's Lady Bear Prestige Award, given annually to the player exhibiting the most desire, determination and dedication, and was also named a Second-Team All-Missouri Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete in recognition of her work in the classroom...Finished as the Lady Bears' fourth-leading scorer (7.8 ppg.), thanks in large part to her accuracy at the free throw line, where she sank 79.2 percent of her attempts...Posted two separate streaks of more than 20 consecutive free throws made, knocking down 22 straight attempts from Dec. 16 through Jan. 2, then hitting 21 consecutive foul tosses, Jan. 9 through Feb. 20...Converted 42-of-47 (.894) foul shots in MVC play to rank fifth in the circuit in free throw accuracy...Also posted the third-highest field-goal percentage on the team (.479), and her 46.7 percentage from the floor over her first two collegiate seasons ranked second on the squad behind Casey Garrison's .473...Made her 29th consecutive start for the Lady Bears vs. Georgetown (Nov. 14), scoring six points and grabbing three rebounds...Went 6-of-6 from the foul line and 4-of-6 from the field to match her career high of 15 points in MSU's 75-59 win over SLU (Nov. 18); also recorded five rebounds and two assists in the victory...Scored 13 points to go along with three assists and three steals in the Lady Bears' 73-65 win at Arkansas State (Nov. 27)...Led the Lady Bears in assists in both games at the Commerce Bank Wildcat Classic (Dec. 4-5)...Notched her third double-digit scoring effort of the season, totaling 13 points on 6-of-8 shooting in just 14 minutes of playing time vs. Tulsa (Dec. 8)...Went 6-of-6 from the foul line and matched career highs with four assists and two blocks in MSU's victory at SIU Edwardsville (Dec. 22)...Recorded a career game with a 24-point, 8-rebound effort in MSU's 72-67 win over Bradley (Dec. 31), in which she was a perfect 10-of-10 from the foul line...Saw her streak of 22 straight free throws made come to an end, but led MSU with four assists to go along with 12 points and six rebounds in a 90-80 win over UNI (Jan. 2), the Lady Bears' sixth consecutive victory...Was a career-best 8-of-11 from the floor and scored a game-high 18 points-15 of which came in the first half-as MSU built a double-digit lead-in an eventual 82-67 win at Creighton (Jan. 9)...Turned in a 13-point performance in a career-high 39 minutes in MSU's 92-85 overtime loss to Wichita State (Jan. 23)...Started her 50th straight game vs. Drake (Feb. 7)...Recorded her first double-digit scoring effort in seven contests Feb. 14 at Illinois State, finishing with 10 points...Went 2-of-2 at the foul line at Wichita State (Feb. 20) to push consecutive free throws made streak to 21...Saw her string of 52 consecutive starts end Feb. 26 in MSU's 83-72 win over SIU...Scored 10 points and grabbed six rebounds to help MSU rout Oral Roberts, 75-53, in the opening round of the WNIT (March 19).
2008-09: Boshe started the last 28 games of the season and was the Lady Bears' third-leading scorer as a freshman, shooting .457 from the field for the year...Posted a strong Missouri State debut, going 3-of-4 from both the field and the charity stripe to total nine points in the Lady Bears' 67-64 loss at SEMO (Nov. 14); hauled in four rebounds, blocked one shot and recorded two steals as well...Grabbed five rebounds in MSU's 64-56 loss at Tulsa (Nov. 19)...Posted totals of 10 points and six rebounds against Arkansas State, combining with four other MSU freshmen to total 53 of the Lady Bears' 61 points; scored on a putback with 0:51 left in regulation to push MSU's lead to 56-50, helping secure the Lady Bears' first win of the season...Tallied 12 points and a career-best four assists in MSU's 77-70 loss to Western Kentucky (Dec. 7)...Matched her 12-point effort vs. WKU three days later in a 72-57 loss to DePaul...Recorded her third straight 12-point game against UALR (Dec. 14), also equaling her previous rebounding high with six boards to go along with a pair of blocks in the 53-49 Lady Bear win...Posted her fourth consecutive double-figure scoring effort in MSU's 82-63 win over Stephen F. Austin (Dec. 19)...Notched career highs of nine rebounds and two blocks to go along with 14 points in MSU's three-point loss to UNI (Jan. 2); totaled eight points during a critical 15-2 run late in the game to help the Lady Bears nearly overcome a 14-point second-half deficit...Shared team-high scoring honors with a 12-point effort at Drake (Jan. 10) that included her first career three-pointer...Posted her eighth double-digit scoring effort with a 10-point night against Creighton (Feb. 6) that included a 6-of-6 showing at the foul line...Scored 15 points to lead MSU in an 11-point loss at Illinois State (Feb. 12)...Recorded a career-best four steals in a 13-point win at Indiana State (Feb. 14)...Led MSU with seven rebounds, two blocks and three steals to go along with 14 points in a 75-65 win over Wichita State (Feb. 21)...Posted her 11th double-figure scoring game with 12 points at UNI (March 7)...Named to the MVC Academic Honor Roll after posting a perfect 4.0 GPA in her first two collegiate semesters.
Background: A four-year starter at Marshfield (Mo.) High, Boshe was an MBCA All-State selection her senior year after leading coach Gary Murphy's Lady Jays to a 25-1 mark...Tallied 15.5 points and 8.5 boards per outing as a senior to finish her prep career as the No. 4 scorer in school history...Was tabbed for the Springfield News-Leader's All-Ozarks squad and received all-district recognition her junior and senior years...Named an All-Central Ozarks Conference performer her sophomore, junior and senior seasons...Averaged 15.2 points and 5.7 rebounds per contest as a junior while shooting 55 percent from the field to lead Marshfield to a 22-5 finish...Also excelled in the classroom, earning valedictorian honors at Marshfield, as well as a Missouri Department of Higher Education Bright Flight Scholarship...Competed in swimming and track and field at Marshfield and became the school's first Division I girls basketball recruit since former Lady Bear Julie Howard's commitment to Missouri State in 1991.
Personal: Lacey Jordan Boshe is the daughter of Mark and Patricia Boshe...Born in Springfield, Mo...Has one sister, Ashley...Her father played basketball at Pace (N.Y.) University...Turned 22 in August...Majoring in cell and molecular biology and minoring in Spanish.