W&M's Kraze Award (2013-14)
Team Captain (2013-14)
Finished his career ranked sixth in 3-point percentage (.383), seventh in 3-pointers made (161) and 13th in 3-pointers made per game (1.3) … Was fourth in career games played at W&M with 124 appearances … Ranked 12th in program history in assist-to-turnover ratio (1.3).
Senior Season (2013-14)
Voted a team captain … Named the winner of the Kraze Award, given to the Tribe player who embodies the traits for former team captain John Kratzer, who received the inaugural United States Basketball Writers Association Most Courageous Athlete award after battling cancer and played a major role in W&M’s 78-75 win over No. 2 North Carolina on December 7, 1977, leading the team onto court … Ranked second in the Colonial Athletic Association in 3-pointer shooting at 42.7 percent, which also ranked second for a W&M senior in program history and the sixth-best in school history overall … Started 25 of the Tribe’s 32 games, averaging 5.1 points, 1.4 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game … He knocked down 47 3-pointers on the year … Pulled down a career-high six rebounds against VMI (11/27), while knocking down three 3-pointers to finish with nine points … Dished out a career-high tying four assists at No. 14 Wichita State (11/14) … Knocked down five 3-pointers and scored 15 points in the Tribe’s win over Goucher (12/20) … Tallied 13 points in W&M’s OT win over Howard (11/30) … Canned 4-of-6 from 3-point range and finished with 14 points in helping the Tribe to a win over ODU (1/1) … His driving lay-up with 1:25 remaining at Wofford (12/7) put W&M on top for good in a 63-60 win over the SoCon Champions … Started on Senior Day and tallied eight points in a win over Northeastern (2/22) … Registered a career-high four steals at Northeastern (2/8) … Knocked down three or more 3-pointers nine times during the 2013-14 season … Averaged 5.0 points per game during W&M’s four-game international trip to the Dominican Republic over the summer … Knocked down a total of six 3-pointers, which was second on the team … Scored eight points, knocking down a pair of 3-pointers in the win over the Dominican U17 National Team.
Junior Season (2012-13)
Played in 29 of the Tribe’s 30 games, making five starts … Averaged 11.2 minutes and 2.9 points per game … Shot 44.9 percent (22-of-49) from 3-point range and 84.6 percent (11-of-13) from the free throw line … Over the final 10 games, shot 63.2 percent (12-of-19) from 3-point range … Drilled all four field goal attempts, including three from 3-point range on the way to a season-high 11 points at UNCW (2/27) … Knocked down a pair of 3-pointers at George Mason and pulled down a season-high four rebounds … Recorded eight points on 2-of-2 from the floor, 1-of-1 from 3-point range and 3-of-3 from the free throw line vs. UNCW (2/13) … Scored seven points and was 2-of-3 from 3-point range at James Madison (2/6) … Knocked down a pair of 3-pointers and dished out a pair of assists against Hofstra (2/2) … Pulled down a season-high four rebounds at Delaware (1/30) … Started his first game of the season at Northeastern (1/23) and finished with six points on a pair of 3-pointers and three rebounds … Hit his 100th career 3-pointer in the opening half against the Huskies … Knocked down a pair of 3-pointers at Georgia State (1/16) … Canned a 3-pointer at Purdue (12/29) and at Vanderbilt (1/2) … Scored eight points, knocking down a pair of 3-pointers in 14 minutes against Salisbury (12/21) … Knocked down four free throws in the final minute at High Point (11/17) … Made his season debut at Liberty (11/12) after missing most of the preseason and the Tribe’s season-opener against Hampton due to injury.
Sophomore Season (2011-12)
Appeared in 31 games for the Tribe with nine starts ... Averaged 4.4 points per game and ranked fourth on the team with 34 3-pointers made ... Was of perfect 2-of-2 from 3-point range against Georgia State (2/25) ... Equaled a season-high with 12 points on 4-of-7 from 3-point range at Towson (1/11) … Canned a pair of 3-pointers in the opening half and finished with six points to go with a career-best two steals against Delaware (1/7) … Tied a season-high with a team-best three assists vs. Iona (12/21) … Led W&M with three assists at Georgia State (12/3) … Equaled career-highs with two steals and four made free throws at Howard (11/26) … Scored eight points with a pair of 3-pointers at Liberty (11/20) … Knocked down a trio of 3-pointers for 11 points at Hampton (11/12) … Scored the first points of the college basketball season on a 3-pointer from the left win 36 seconds into the Tribe’s game at St. John’s (11/7) … Finished with four 3-pointers, 12 points and a career-high five rebounds against the Red Storm
Freshman Season (2010-11)
Appeared in all 32 games for the Tribe with 18 starts ... Shared the Tribe’s team Most Improved Award with fellow classmate Brandon Britt ... Ranked fourth on the team at 6.8 points per game to go along with 1.4 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game ... One of the top 3-point shooters in the CAA, ranking ninth in 3-point field goal percentage (40 percent) and 13th in 3-pointers made per game (1.8) ... Set a W&M freshman record with 58 made 3-point field goals, while his 3-point percentage was second all-time among Tribe freshmen ... Averaged nearly 12 points per game over the last 10 games of the season ... Averaged 3.4 3-pointers per game while shooting 47.9 percent (34-of-71) over that stretch ... Shot 46.4 percent (52-of-112) from 3-point range over the final 21 games of 2010-11 ... Ranked fifth among CAA rookies in scoring ... His scoring averaged jumped to 8.7 points per game in CAA play, which ranked fourth among league freshman ... Led all CAA freshmen in 3-pointers made ... As a starter, averaged 9.3 points per game to go along with 47.4 percent (47-of-99) shooting from 3-point range (18 games) ... In CAA games only, ranked third in the league at 44.3 percent from long range and fourth in 3-pointers made per game at 2.4 ... Hit a W&M freshman record tying six 3-pointers on two occasions at Towson (1/19) and at Old Dominion (2/26) ... Became the first player in school history to go a perfect 5-of-5 from 3-point range in a game at James Madison (2/2), finishing with 15 points ... Registered four of the top 15 single-game 3-point percentage shooting performances in W&M history, including the top two for a Tribe freshman ... Topped the Tribe with 18 points on six 3-pointers at ODU (2/26) ... Canned 5-of-6 from 3-point range, finishing with a team-best 15 points vs. Old Dominion (2/9) ... Scored a game and career-high 22 points shooting 85.7 percent (6-of-7) at Towson (1/19) to go along with three assists ... Made his first collegiate start against James Madison (1/8) and finished with 10 points ... Tallied 11 points, including a 3-of-6 effort from 3-point range, at #10/11 Syracuse (11/21) ... Gave the Tribe a 54-52 lead with six minutes remaining on a banking elbow jumper, before putting the Tribe on top 60-56 with three minutes left in the second half against Syracuse.
Named to the prestigious Indianapolis Star Indiana Senior All-Star Team and started both games in the series against Kentucky ... Named Indiana Basketball Coaches Association (IBCA) Senior All-State as one of the top 15 seniors in the state in the class of 2010 ... A First-Team IBCA Academic All-State selection as a senior after earning Academic All-State honors as a junior ... Averaged 18.1 points per game and connected on 81.5 percent from the free throw line as a senior ... A first-team All-Area and all-conference choice in 2009 and 2010 ... A McDonald’s All-American Nominee ... A North/South All-Star choice ... Named to the Indiana Junior All-Star South team ... Selected as an underclassman all-state by the Indiana Basketball Coaches Association in 2009 ... Rated one of the top point guard prospects in the state of Indiana ... Rated one of the top 10 players in the state of Indiana by the Indianapolis Star ... Named to the Bloomington Herald Times All-Area first team in 2009 after receiving third-team honors in 2008 ... Tallied four 30-point games in 2009, including a career-high 31 points against Northview (1/20/09) ... Named Indiana Basketball Coaches Association and Pacers Male High School Player of the Week for District 3 after his 31-point performance ... Ranked among the Indiana state scoring leaders as a junior at 21.3 points per game ... Owned one of the best free throw percentages in the state as well at 84.7 percent (111-of-131) ... For his high school career, scored over 1,000 points while shooting 81 percent from the free throw line and 40.1 percent from 3-point range ... Selected team MVP and offensive player of the year in 2009 ... A team captain as a junior, along with receiving the Scholar-Athlete Award ... Played AAU for Fieldhouse Elite-Team Indiana and helped the program to an elite eight placing at the Kentucky Hoopfest ... Named to the Pittsburgh Jam Fest All-Tournament team ... A member of the Indiana Math League, Student Athletic Board and National Honor Society in high school.
Son of Melvin and Nancy Boatner ... His brother, Kelvin, played basketball at the Naval Academy for four years … Earned his degree in kinesiology and heath science.