Hilbert’s Bossard Ranked Nationally in NCAA

Release Date:
December 16, 2010
The Office of Sports Information
(716) 649-7900 ext. 333

Hamburg, NY – In the first 2010-2011 national statistical rankings released by the NCAA, Julie Bossard’s defensive effort and long arms have earned her a spot in two separate categories.

The 6-0 junior from Arkport, NY (Canisteo-Greenwood) deflected 27 shots in the eight games up to the December 13th poll date. She earned the #14 slot in the country with 3.4 blocks per game. Additionally, she holds the 5th place ranking for blocks in a single game. This feat was accomplished on December 4th against La Roche College, when Bossard blocked 8 shots in the single game.
Currently Bossard is averaging 10.8 ppg, and is the team-leading rebounder (8.8 rpg). She has started all 8 games and leads the team with 41.4% FG and minutes played (32.5) in their 1-7 start.

Hilbert College, located in suburban Hamburg, N.Y., south of Buffalo, is a private four-year college founded in 1957 in the Catholic Franciscan tradition. With nearly 1,100 students, Hilbert is a dynamic Western New York college that offers career-focused majors, including one of the top criminal justice programs in the region, and more than 50 minors and concentrations. The college’s engaging, student-centered campus community offers numerous leadership, internship, and service learning opportunities from which students launch successful careers while making positive changes in their communities. The Hilbert Blueprint promotes a well-rounded student experience over four years – starting with the Foundations Seminar in the freshman year, followed by Sophomore Service, Junior Symposium, and culminating with the Senior Capstone. Hilbert has expanded its academic offerings with the college’s first graduate programs and new Accelerated Degree Programs geared to adult learners.