Boston College alumna caps off her North American return with top honors Yesterday the National Women’s Hockey League (NWHL) announced Blake Bolden as the Defender of the Year as voted on by the Women’s Hockey Media Association. Around this time last season, Blake Bolden was returning from Switzerland where she competed in the Swiss Women’s … More Blake Bolden named NWHL Defender of the Year
This story originally ran for The Victory Press in May 2017. It remains one of my favorite stories to research. I hope to dive deeper into Dr. Walker Pickett’s work again soon. … More From May 2017: Four American Women of Color Navigating Hockey’s Whiteness
ICYMI: Blake Bolden signs with the Buffalo Beauts. Catch up on women’s hockey news in the latest edition of The IX Newsletter. … More ICYMI: Blake Bolden returns to the NWHL
Last week, I caught up with HC Lugano defender (winger & center, more on that below) Blake Bolden just before a belated birthday trip. While playing her first season abroad, Bolden helped Lugano return to the championship series against the ZSC Lions. Lugano took the Lions to three games, but ultimately fell to 5-1. Bolden … More ICYMI: Five at The IX with Blake Bolden
We have a crew recording a new episode of the #Founding4Pod tonight! Until then, here is more from our interview w/ Blake Bolden. … More REBLOG: The Founding 4 Podcast: #AskBlakeBolden Part II
The Boston Pride won their second consecutive game over the Whale in convincing fashion. Despite taking the first lead over the Riveters of the season, the Beauts fail to execute in the third period, to drop their third straight. In the Week 7 previews, Mike & Erica discuss what will likely be the must-watch game … More The Founding 4 Podcast Episode 7: Stick taps & #AskBlakeBolden
Four American Women of Color Navigating Hockey’s Whiteness The Victory Press, May 22, 2017 PHOTO CREDIT: Beverly Schaefer/Courtesy of Princeton Athletics This year marks the 45th anniversary of Title IX, the landmark legislation that has significantly improved the ability of girls and women to participate in sports. Their participation in college athletics has grown seven-fold … More First article for The Victory Press!
Photo credit (Jessica N. Ayala) The Ice Garden got news that two-time All-Star Blake Bolden would play in Europe for the 2017-18 season. All-Star defender Blake Bolden to Switzerland? #NWHL https://t.co/EDug7KyTks pic.twitter.com/MQGizGmIh0 — The Ice Garden (@TheIceGarden) May 12, 2017 Later, Boston Pride GM Hayley Moore confirmed the news, offering the following statement: “Although we … More ICYMI: Blake Bolden will not play in the NWHL for the 2017-18 season