Jordyn Boesel ends college basketball career at Eastern Washington University | Sports

CHENEY, Wash. – After playing her first four years of college basketball at Saint Mary’s College in Morago, California, during the highly competitive West Coast Conference (WCC), Jordyn Boesel (descendant of the Colville tribe) decided to change scenery.

After earning a business administration degree from SMC, Boesel left sunny California for the Pacific Northwest, where she would play her final year of basketball for the Eastern Washington women’s basketball team. University as a graduate transfer.

“It’s nice to be very close to home,” says Boesel, as his hometown is about a 3-hour drive in Okanogan.

Boesel is set to get his MBA from EWU in June and hopes to land a job locally and hopefully in his field.

“Hopefully in marketing or digital media,” she laughed. “I’m not quite sure yet. »

“She’s a tough player,” said Jodie Gleason, head coach of the Eastern Washington University women’s basketball team. “She knows what it takes to be a varsity athlete, how to work hard and bring energy to the program.”

Last season, Boesel started 11 games for the Eagles and played in all 30 games for the team. She averaged 3.9 points per game and 2.2 rebounds per game. She had a career-high 17 points against Evergreen State (11/21/22) and her five three-pointers in the game helped EWU tie a single-game record of 17 in the win.

In her four years with the Saint Mary’s Gaels, she averaged 8.5 minutes, averaging 1.7 points per game and played in 73 games while helping SMC to back-to-back WNIT appearances.

Boesel prepared for Okanogan High School where she earned a four-year letter in volleyball and basketball, graduating in 2017. She helped guide the Bulldogs to 2B state titles consecutive WIAA, finishing 27-0 in both the 2014/15 and 2015/16 seasons. In her senior year that Okanogan moved up to the 1A rank, she averaged 16 points per game to go with 7.8 rebounds per game.

His father (Bryan Boesel) played football for Eastern Washington University from 1989 to 1993, primarily in the defensive field and was also the team’s punter.

In his final home game at Reese Court, Boesel was able to celebrate Senior Citizens Day with fellow seniors, family and friends.

However, Sacramento State didn’t want the Eagles to party anymore in the rain on EWU Senior Day, beating the Eagles 67-58 on Saturday afternoon, Feb. 26.

“It went very fast, they have a very good point guard,” Boesel said, as this season has brought a lot of joy and happiness.

“It went well, I’m super happy that I made the choice to come here for another year,” she said. “It’s been really fun, I love all the girls and the coaching staff.”

About 10 days later, the Eagles’ season would come to an end as they lost to Northern Colorado 64-45 (March 7) in the Big Sky Conference Tournament.

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