June 11, 2013
ATHENS, Ohio – Three promising student-athletes have been added to the Ohio University women’s basketball roster, the program announced on Tuesday. Head coach Bob Boldon and the Bobcats will be welcoming Hannah Boesinger, Jasmine Weatherspoon, and Tmisht Stinson to the fold in advance of the 2013-14 season.
“Our staff worked very hard to add to our current roster,” Boldon said. “We were able to find three tremendous student-athletes. All of them have done an excellent job in the classroom, which is very important to us. We are very excited to add Hannah, Jasmine, and Tmisht to our program.”
Two of the future Bobcats (Boesinger and Weatherspoon) are Ohio natives while Stinson will be joining the Green and White from Hattiesburg, Miss. Boesing played high school basketball at Hudson High School in Hudson, Ohio; Weatherspoon played for Northland High School in Columbus, Ohio, and Stinson played for Forest County Agricultural High School in Hattiesburg.
Hannah Boesinger | 5-11 Forward | Hudson High School (Hudson, Ohio)
Junior and senior teams went a combined 35-11 in high school … Averaged 19.3 points per game her senior season … Scored in double figures in 22 of 23 games during her senior year … Scored a season and a career high 33 points in a game during her senior season … 2012-13 Cleveland Plain Dealer Basketball All-Star Team member … Averaged 14.3 points and 9.7 rebounds per game in 2011-12 … Scored in double figures 16 times during her junior season, netting a season-high of 26 points in a single game … Collected 10 or more rebounds on 11 occasions (high: 15) during her junior season … First Team All-Northeast Ohio Conference Valley Division as a junior … All-Northeast Ohio Inland District Team as a junior and sophomore … Two-time Cleveland Plain Dealer Player of the Week during her career.
“Hannah is a hard-working athlete who has a great understanding of the game of basketball,” Boldon said. “She was very well coached at Hudson High School and continues to improve her game daily.”
Jasmine Weatherspoon | 6-2 Forward | Northland High School (Columbus, Ohio)
In addition to playing basketball, also played on the volleyball team and competed on the track and field team at Northland High School … Finished fourth in the state in the high jump as a junior track athlete … Earned an 86 scout’s grade and a three-star rating on ESPN.com … Described by scouts as long and lanky with a nice upside … Homecoming queen in high school … Earned a 4.2 grade-point average … Brother, J.D., plays basketball for Toledo after transferring from Ohio State … Impressive shot blocker in high school … Junior team went 22-2 and a perfect 14-0 in conference games.
“Jasmine is a long athlete who will not only provide a defensive presence, but can also run the floor and get to the rim,” said Boldon. “She comes from a tremendous AAU program and we are very excited to have her as a part of our team.”
Tmisht Stinson | 5-10 Forward | Forest County Agricultural High School (Hattiesburg, Miss.)
Three-year starter in high school, a period of time during which her teams went a combined 78-9 … High school team (Lady Aggies) went 24-5 during her senior season … Played in 29 games in 2012-13, scoring 18.0 points while collecting 9.4 rebounds and 3.4 steals per game … Scored in double figures 26 times as a senior with a season-high point total of 34 … Named Best Offensive Player in Division 8-4A following her senior season.
“Tmisht is a great athlete with a lot of potential,” Boldon said. “She has a history of winning.”
Boesinger, Weatherspoon, and Stinson will join the class of Yamonie Jenkins, Quiera Lampkins, and Destini Cooper, which signed with the Bobcats in November.
Bob Boldon was named the head coach of the Ohio University women’s basketball program at a news conference on March 28, 2013. The 2013-14 season will be his first in charge of the Bobcats and his seventh overall as a head coach. Prior to Ohio, Boldon served as a head coach at Youngstown State (2010-13), Lambuth (2008-09), and Arkansas-Monticello (2004-06).
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