|5 ft 7 in (1.70 m)|
160 lb (73 kg)
|Hockey East Team||Boston College|
|Born||March 10, 1991,|
|Pro Career||2008 – present|
|Competitor for the United States|
|IIHF U18 Women’s World Championships|
|Gold||2008 Canada||2008 IIHF U18 Women’s World Championships|
|Gold||2009 Germany||2009 IIHF U18 Women’s World Championships|
Blake Bolden (born March 10, 1991 in Euclid, Ohio) is a women's ice hockey player for the Boston College Eagles women's ice hockey program. On August 21, 2012, Blake Bolden was appointed team captain for the 2012–13 NCAA Division I women's ice hockey season.
She was a teammate of future NCAA player Kelley Steadman at Northwood High School.
In 2009-10, Bolden led all Hockey East freshmen defenders in scoring with four goals and nine assists for 13 points. In a 3-3 tie versus Vermont on November 20, 2009, she had a goal and an assist. Her first collegiate point was a goal in a 1-1 tie versus Clarkson on October 3, 2009. Her first assist was also earned in a tie. This time, it was a 1-1 draw with the Quinnipiac Bobcats on October 16, 2009.
On October 24, 2010, in a 5-2 victory over Brown, Bolden was one of three BC players who scored their first goals of the season. In addition to the goal, Blake Bolden tallied two assists in the win against Brown. It was a career high for most points in one game in her BC career. On December 9, 2010, she was invited to try out for the United States National Women's ice hockey team.
In her first three seasons at BC, Bolden has appeared in 102 contests. Her 21 points during the 2011-12 campaign ranked second among defenders during Hockey East conference play. Statistically, she has amassed 20 goals and 33 assists. She was part of the USA Hockey Evaluation Camp for the 2012 IIHF World Championship, and was a 2012 nominee for the Patty Kazmaier Award. On August 21, 2012, Blake Bolden was appointed team captain for the 2012–13 NCAA Division I women's ice hockey season.
Bolden participated on the 2008 Team USA Under-18 World Championship Team.
Awards and honors
- 2011-12 First Team Hockey East All-Star