|Hometown:||Oak Park, Ill.|
CAREER: Has appeared in 27 games in her Yale career, with seven starts … In her freshman season, Boardman played a total of 469 minutes, averaging 17.4 minutes per game … She has scored 112 points, averaging 4.1 points per game … Shot 42-for-115 from the field (.365), 5-for-18 from 3-point range (.278), and 23-for-36 from the free-throw line (.639) … Finished her freshman season with 117 rebounds, including 39 offensive rebounds, 78 defensive rebounds, averaging 4.3 rebounds per game … She also tallied 15 assists, nine steals and six blocks.
2012-13 Season: Appeared in 27 games with seven starts … Closed her freshman season with an average of 4.1 points, 4.3 rebounds, and 0.6 assists per game … Finished third on the team in rebounds (4.3) and offensive rebounds (1.4) per game … In Ivy League games only, Boardman finished third on the team in field goal percentage (.417) and fifth in rebounds (3.5 rpg.) … Led Yale in rebounding in six games … Narrowly missed her first career double-double on two occasions, with a career-high 11 points with nine rebounds in the win over Houston on Nov. 17, 2012, and nine points and nine rebounds in the win over Fordham on Dec. 4, 2012. She also recorded a career-high five assists in the win over Houston. … Tallied a career-high 10 rebounds in the win at Cornell on Feb. 15, 2013 and grabbed nine rebounds in three other games … Recorded a career-high three blocks in the loss at Northwestern on Nov. 21, 2012.
2012-13 Season Highs
At Fenwick High School: The Friars' team captain as a senior, averaging 22.5 points, 10.2 rebounds and 3.0 blocks per game in her final season. ... An All-State Honorable Mention selection. ... Listed among the area’s top 50 players by both the Chicago Sun-Times and the Chicago Tribune. ... Also captained her AAU team, the Illinois Elite 17U, and led the squad to the state championship as well as the USJN Premier Invitational in which she scored 23 points with four 3-pointers in the championship game. ... Academically at Fenwick, Boardman was a member of the J. Kyle Braid Foundation, the Student-Athlete Leadership Team, and the National Honor Society.
Personal: Resident of Branford College. Full name is Meredith Riley Boardman. Daughter of Robert and Michelle Boardman. Undeclared major.