Feb. 2, 2012
SPRINGFIELD -- Missouri State women’s basketball player Lacey Boshe has earned a spot on the Capitol One Academic All-District VI First Team, it was announced Thursday. As a first-team selection, Boshe automatically advances to the national ballot for Academic All-America consideration.
Also a first-team pick in 2011, Boshe carries a perfect 4.0 GPA with a double major in cell and molecular biology and Spanish.
The 6-foot-1 senior forward from Marshfield, Mo., is averaging 4.9 points and 3.1 rebounds per game for the Lady Bears (13-6, 6-3 Missouri Valley Conference) this season while shooting 48 percent from the floor in 16.7 minutes per game. She also has 18 assists, 11 steals and seven blocks in 19 games.
A second-team MVC Scholar-Athlete twice in her career, Boshe ranks 17th in Missouri State history in career games played (117), 20th in blocked shots (30), 27th in free throws made (180) and 35th in scoring (733).
To be eligible for Academic All-America consideration, student-athletes must be a starter or important reserve with legitimate athletic credentials and at least a 3.30 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) in both undergrad and graduate work. Student-athletes must have reached sophomore athletic and academic standing at their current institution and must have completed at least one full academic year at that institution.