#40 ANNA-MARIA BOSHKOVA
Forward, 6-1, Sophomore
Sofia, Bulgaria / 22nd High School
Prev. School: Fairmont State Univ.
Profile: Boshkova is a promising transfer from NCAA Division II Fairmont State, and the 6-1 forward is also a former member of the Bulgarian U-20 Team in her native country. She played in nine games as a reserve post player at Fairmont State last year as a freshman, but she figures to play a bigger role at Point Park. Boshkova is praised for having an offensive game that allows her to score inside and outside. Defensively, she is able to defend in the post and also match up with forwards who step out to the perimeter.
At Fairmont State: Boshkova played in nine games as a backup in 2009-10. In 42 total minutes for the year, she scored 12 points on 5 of 8 shooting and pulled down 10 rebounds. A strong Fairmont State team was 22-10 last year, and Boshkova had several veteran post players in front of her in the lineup. High school: Boshkova averaged 18 points and 12 rebounds per game in the high school ranks. She was a team captain and MVP. International: Boshkova was a member of the Bulgarian U-20 and U-18 teams in her native country of Bulgaria. A highlight of her international competition was averaging 5.5 points and 5.9 rebounds per game at the 2008 U-19 European Championship. During that event, she had career highs of 11 points vs. Ukraine and 13 rebounds vs. Belarus. Personal: Daughter of Georgi and Anna Boshkova…born Aug. 9, 1990.