2006-07 Academic All-Big 12 First Team
2006-07 Athletic Director's Honor Roll
2006-07 Student Athlete Activities Council Award
2005-06 Academic All-Big 12 First Team
2005-06 Athletic Director's Honor Roll
2004-05 Athletic Director's Honor Roll
Played in 15 games, recording two starts ... Scored a career-high 10 points on 5-of-5 shooting against Western Illinois on Nov. 29 ... Played a career-high 27 minutes against Northern Illinois on Dec. 29 ... Scored eight points and pulled down five rebounds against Creighton on Nov. 20 ... Snared five or more rebounds on three occasions ... Named Academic All-Big 12 First Team ... Named to the Athletic Director's Honor Roll for the third straight season.
Saw action in 18 contests with one starting assignment ... Posted averages of 1.3 points and 1.5 rebounds in 7.7 minutes per outing ... Added totals of three assists, two steals and a blocked shot ... Played 20 or more minutes on two occasions ... Tied a career-high six points against New Orleans on Dec. 3 and at No. 9/10 Baylor on Jan. 28 ... Grabbed a season-high six rebounds in the season opener against Binghamton on Nov. 20 ... Started at Missouri on Feb. 11 and finished with three rebounds ... The first player off the bench in three games ... A member of the Academic All-Big 12 First Team ... Named to the Athletic Director's 3.0-3.99 Honor Roll.
Played in 27 games primarily in a reserve role before earning her first career start in the regular season finale at Iowa State ... Posted averages of 2.6 and 2.3 boards per game ... Registered totals of 12 steals, 10 blocked shots and six assists ... Notched a season-high six points on two occasions, at Creighton on Dec. 21 and at Missouri on Feb. 5 ... Snared her top effort of seven rebounds vs. Dartmouth on Dec. 18 ... Grabbed five or more rebounds in four contests ... Recorded four points, three rebounds, one steal, one block and one assist in 24 minutes in her start at ISU on March 1 ... Was the first player substituted in the game on 11 occasions.
A 2004 graduate of Underwood High School in Underwood, Iowa ... The recipient of the 2004 Miss Basketball award in Iowa -- the highest individual award given in the state ... A four-year starter ... Tallied 1,920 career points and 1,007 career rebounds which ranks 15th and tied for eighth all-time in the state of Iowa, respectively ... A three-time first team all-state player ... Named second team all-state as a freshman ... Led Underwood to a four-year 94-11 record and class 2A state championship titles in her junior and senior seasons ... Was also named the captain of the 2A all-tournament team both of those seasons ... Averaged 17.8 points, 8.1 rebounds and 2.4 blocks per game as a senior ... Also known as a defensive stopper, Boyd led the Eagles in steals all four of her years in high school ... Earned a total of 14 varsity letters in five different sports including basketball, volleyball, softball, golf and track ... Coached by Eric Hjelle ... An honor roll student and a member of National Honor Society.
Daughter of Scott and Deb Boyd ... Born Sept. 10, 1985, in Council Bluffs, Iowa ... Grandfather, Dennis Nelson, ran track and cross country in college ... Majoring in sports management.