Krysten Boogaard

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Krysten Boogaard
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UNI Győr
Position Center
League Nemzeti Bajnokság
Personal information
Born (1988-02-18) February 18, 1988 (age 29)
Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Nationality Canadian
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Career information
High school Archbishop M.C. O'Neill HS
College Kansas
Playing career 2007–2011

Krysten Boogaard (born 18 February 1988) is a Canadian basketball center who played for the University of Kansas Jayhawks. Her older brother, the late Derek Boogaard played in the NHL for the Minnesota Wild and New York Rangers, while her other brother Aaron Boogaard played in the Pittsburgh Penguins organization

Playing career[edit]

Kansas Jayhawks[edit]

2008-09[edit]

  • Third on the team in scoring (9.0) and second in rebounding (5.5)
  • Finished the season as the KU leader in field goal percentage at .530 (116-of-219)
  • Finished the season with 31 blocks, which ranked second on the team and 11th in the Big 12 Conference
  • Finished the season with three-straight double-figure performances, marking the first time in her KU career she went over 10 points in three-consecutive games
  • Led KU on its west coast swing with 20 points and seven boards at UCLA (Dec. 21, 2008)[1] and followed that up with a 22-point, nine-rebound effort at Pepperdine (Dec. 23, 2008)[2]
  • Had 18 points and 13 rebounds at Nebraska (Jan. 21, 2009),[3] marking her first double-double of the season
  • Also had a double-double in the Jayhawks' win over #5 Baylor (March 4, 2009)[4] with 18 points and 11 rebounds

2007-08[edit]

  • Third on the team in both scoring (9.4) and rebounding (5.6) on the season
  • Led KU in blocks with 36 in her first season as a Jayhawk
  • Led KU in scoring on six occasions and in rebounding 10 times
  • Was the first KU player to score in a game on 10 occasions
  • Named to the Big 12 All-Freshman Team by the Waco Tribune-Herald and the Dallas Morning News, as well as earning a spot on the Big 12 All-Rookie team as voted by the league coaches
  • Surpassed the 20-point mark in scoring on four occasions, including a career-high 24 points versus San Jose State (Dec. 19, 2007) [5]
  • Pulled down a career-best 14 rebounds at Kansas State (Feb. 9, 2008)[6] in the Sunflower Showdown

Team Canada[edit]

Boogaard was one of 12 Canadians chosen as part of the inaugural class at Canada Basketball's National Elite Development Academy in Hamilton, Ontario in 2006[7]

  • She averaged 14 points, 10 rebounds and four blocks at the National Elite Development Academy where she was coached by Christine Stapleton
  • She led the Canadian Junior National Team to the silver medal last summer at the FIBA Americas Under-18 Championships in Colorado Springs, Colo

High school[edit]

  • Named MVP, Best Defensive Player and Athlete of the Year during her career at Archbishop M.C. O'Neill High School prior to attending the National Elite Development Academy
  • Was a Regina League All-Star participant and also earned letters in badminton, water polo and volleyball at Archbishop M.C. O'Neill.

Kansas statistics[edit]

Source[8]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high
Year Team GP Points FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2007-08 Kansas 33 311 50.4 - 55.3 5.6 0.3 0.6 1.1 9.4
2008-09 Kansas 32 288 53.0 - 58.3 5.5 0.3 0.4 1.0 9.0
2009-10 Kansas 33 - 61.2 - 67.5 4.2 0.2 0.3 0.7 8.7
2010-11 Kansas 34 165 52.6 - 70.5 2.5 0.4 0.3 0.5 4.9
Career Kansas 132 764 54.0 - 61.8 4.4 0.3 0.4 0.8 5.8

Awards and honors[edit]

•2007-08 Big 12 All-Rookie Team •2007-08 Waco Tribune-Herald Big 12 All-Freshman Team •2007-08 Dallas Morning News Big 12 All-Freshman Team •2007-08 Most Improved[9]

  • Earned Phillips 66 Big 12 Rookie of the Week honors for the week of Jan. 28-Feb. 4, 2008 after averaging 15.5 points, 10.0 rebounds and 3.5 blocks in games versus Oklahoma and Iowa State

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Boogaard Leads Jayhawks In 67-64 Loss At UCLA". Kuathletics.com. 2008-12-21. Retrieved 2012-10-06. 
  2. ^ "Jayhawks Roll Waves With 82-54 Win Over Pepperdine". Kuathletics.com. 2008-12-23. Retrieved 2012-10-06. 
  3. ^ "Women's Basketball Falls At Nebraska, 67-58". Kuathletics.com. 2009-01-21. Retrieved 2012-10-06. 
  4. ^ "Jayhawk Women's Basketball Victorious Over #5 Baylor, 69-45 on Senior Night". Kuathletics.com. 2009-03-04. Retrieved 2012-10-06. 
  5. ^ "Boogaard Leads Jayhawks To 59-52 Win Over San Jose State". Kuathletics.com. 2007-12-20. Retrieved 2012-10-06. 
  6. ^ "Jayhawks fall to #18 Kansas State in Sunflower Showdown". Kuathletics.com. 2008-02-09. Retrieved 2012-10-06. 
  7. ^ "Canada Basketball". Basketball.ca. Retrieved 2012-10-06. 
  8. ^ "NCAA Statistics". web1.ncaa.org. Retrieved 2016-04-15. 
  9. ^  Krysten Boogaard. "Player Bio: Krysten Boogaard". Kuathletics.com. Retrieved 2012-10-06.