Beth Christensen #00
2009-10: Among the starting five on four occasions, playing in 24 games…averaged 16.8 minutes per game, playing in an average of 18.1 minutes per Mid-American Conference contests…contributed 3.1 points and 3.7 rebounds per game...scored 3.4 points per MAC conference, averaging 4.9 boards…recorded season-highs in points (11), rebounds (eight) and steals (three) at Hofstra (11/16)…matched season-high scoring effort with 11 points against Bucknell (1/3)…contributed seven points off the bench at Miami (OH) (2/20), matching season-best of eight boards…recorded a career-high four blocks in consecutive contests against Bowling Green (2/24) and at Ohio (2/27), adding a season-high five assists at Ohio…started the final four games played, including First Round MAC game at Eastern Michigan (3/6).
2008-09: Came off the bench in all 32 games for the Bulls...averaged 4.0 rebounds per game...had a career-high 13 rebounds in a win over Youngstown State (11/19)...also reached double figures in the rebounding department with 10 boards against Western Michigan (1/31)...had a season-high eight points against Northern Illinois (2/14) going a perfect 3-of-3 from the floor...converted on a career-best two three pointers against Kent State (3/4), while also recording seven rebounds...had five points and eight rebounds at Bowling Green (1/21)...is third on the team in blocked shots...had a career-high three blocks against Toledo (2/4)...also recorded two blocks against Cleveland State (12/29) and Western Michigan (1/31)...recorded six rebounds in UB’s victory over Kent State in the MAC Tournament (3/13)...added four rebounds in the MAC Tournament opener against Northern Illinois (3/11).
High School: Earned four letters and captained one season for head coach John Kuehn at Owatonna High School...helped lead her team to a 21-8 record as a senior...during that season she led the team in rebounds, steals and blocks with 99...her team was two-time conference champions...was three-time All-Conference and All-State Honorable Mention...also named to the Academic All-State team...earned six letters in tennis where she set the school record for career wins with 118...ran track and was an All-State participant in the 100-meter hurdles and the high jump.
Personal: Born September 25, 1989...daughter of Perry and Ann Christensen..has two brothers (Matt and Brad)...chose UB because it is very strong in all aspects from basketball to academics and loved the team and coaching staff...lists the toughest opponent she has ever faced as fellow UB recruit, Ephesia Holmes, and Minneapolis South...admires James Blake for overcoming a broken back to become one of the best tennis players in the US...would like to set the school record for blocks...if she could be on any reality show it would Big Brother.