Purdue's Bogdanova Earns Big Ten Player of the Week Honors

Purdue freshman Natasha Bogdanova scored 23 points in her collegiate debut and earned Big Ten Player of the Week honors for her efforts.

Purdue freshman Natasha Bogdanova scored 23 points in her collegiate debut and earned Big Ten Player of the Week honors for her efforts.

Nov. 22, 2004

Natasha Bogdanova, Purdue
6-4, FR, F, Toronto, Ontario - Charlotte (N.C.) Christian

In her collegiate debut, Bogdanova shot 9-of-12 (.750) from the field and 5-of-5 from the free throw line to score a game-high 23 points in 19 minutes against IPFW. The rookie from Toronto added four rebounds, including three on the offensive end, an assist, a blocked shot and two steals in the Boilermakers' season-opening 107-39 win over the Mastodons. Purdue's 107 points was the fifth-highest point total in school history, while the 68-point victory was the second-largest win in school history.

This is the first career Big Ten Player of the Week selection for Bogdanova.