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Natasha Bogdanova
Natasha Bogdanova

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
St. Petersburg, Russia

High School:
Charlotte Christian, N.C.

Height:
6-4

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
01/18/1986



03/08/2008

Purdue Advances To Third Consecutive Big Ten Tournament Championship Game

The Boilermakers overcame a 17-point first half deficit to defeat Iowa 80-73 on Saturday.

01/10/2008

Purdue Races Past Michigan, 56-51

Three players score in double figures to help Purdue to its third Big Ten win

2007-08-Junior
Named Academic All-Big Ten...Played in all 34 games; started 31...Scored in 30 games... Matched career-high 13 rebounds at Washington. ..Hit at least one three-pointer in 17 games...Scored season-high 17 points at North Carolina...Set career-high in made three-pointers, sinking four vs. Utah...Recorded two double-doubles: vs. Wisconsin and vs. Northwestern.

2006-07-Redshirt Junior
Did not see any game action due to ACL surgery on right knee.

2005-06-Sophomore
Played in all 33 games; started five...Scored in 20 games...Grabbed career-high 13 rebounds vs. Arkansas State...Six games with five or more rebounds...Scored season-high 10 points at Western Michigan; went 5-for-5 from the field...Knocked down first two career three-pointers vs. IPFW.

2004-05 - Freshman
28 game appearances, averaging 10.5 minutes per game...Scored in 18 games...Scored career-high 23 points in collegiate debut vs. IPFW...Named Big Ten Player of the Week following her performance against IPFW on Nov. 21...Hit two halftime buzzer beaters: vs. Penn State and at Indiana...Played season-high 29 minutes at Minnesota...Over last five games of the regular season, saw her minutes increase to 17.6 per game; in previous 20 games played, averaged 9.2 minutes per game.

Charlotte Christian High School Highlights
Averaged 16.8 points and 9.3 rebounds as a senior ... 2004 WBCA All-American ... 2004 adidas/EA Sports Superstar ... led Charlotte Christian to 25-5 record and the 2004 North Carolina private school state championship (NCISSA) ... coached by Bob Angley.

Personal
Full name is Natalia Vitalievna Bogdanova ... born January 18, 1986, in St. Petersburg, Russia ... mother is Natalia Parfenov ... has two older sisters, Irina and Tatiana ... majoring in management with a minor in Italian language and literature.

Noteworthy
Summer of 2008 worked as a financial analyst on Wall Street for the Bank of Switzerland...Member of the Russian Junior National Team that won gold in the European Cup in July 2006, over host Hungary...Also competed for the Russian Junior National Team in summer 2005; team finished fourth at FIBA Women's U19 World Championship in Tunisia...Member of the Russian Junior National Team that won a gold medal in the European Cup in September 2001, in Hungary...Attended Langstaff Secondary School in Toronto, Ontario, as a sophomore and junior after moving from St. Petersburg...Attended Charlotte Christian H.S. in Charlotte, N.C., her senior year.