47  Blake Bostic
Blake Bostic

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bostic, N.C.

High School:
East Rutherford HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 205

Position:
K


Career Notes: Saw action in 35 career games, finishing his career with a 66.7-percent average (22-of-33) on his successful field goals including a career-best 10 as a sophomore ... At the time of his graduation, ranked seventh on the WCU career field goals made chart with 22 ... Finished his career with 123 total points including 57 on PATs ... Averaged 58.7 yards per kickoff on 120 total attempts.

2010 (Senior): Saw action in all 11 games handling the place-kicking duties including kickoffs, field goals and extra points ... Was 50-percent (4-of-8) on field goals including a season-long of 40 yards at The Citadel ... Named the team's special teams MVP following the road win at The Citadel ... Accounted for all six of WCU's points against Georgia Southern on 2-for-3 field goals ... Averaged 55.8 yards per kickoff with one touchback on the season ... Did record one punt for 24 yards against Tusculum ... Credited with five tackles on the season ... Was a preseason second team All-Southern Conference selection as a placekicker.

2009 (Junior): Played in all 11 games for WCU handling the primary kickoff and place kicking duties ... Led the team in scoring for a second-straight season, finishing with 39 points including 8-for-10 (80%) on field goals and 15-of-17 (88.2%) on extra points ... Ranked ninth in the SoCon in points scored by kickers, averaging 3.5 points per game ... His eight successful field goals ranked tied for seventh in the SoCon ... Finished a perfect 6-for-6 on field goals 39-yards long and in ... Only two kicks missed all year were 42 and 46 yard attempts ... Booted a career-long 44-yard field goal at Samford ... Twice connected on two field-goals against Gardner-Webb and at Chattanooga ... Averaged 63 yards on kickoffs with three touchbacks, kicking 36 times ... Punted once for a 34-yard net, a career-long.

2008 (Sophomore): Saw action in all 12 games for the Catamounts serving as the starting place kicker handling field goals, PATs and kickoffs ... Averaged 57.6 yards per kickoff with five touchbacks on the season ... Connected on 10-of-15 (66.7%) of his field goal opportunities to rank third in the Southern Confernece ... Booted a career-long 43-yarder against nationally-ranked Appalachian State in the season finale ... Nailed his first collegiate field goal against nationally-ranked Liberty from 38 yards out ... Was successful on 20 of his 23 PAT kicks ... Led the team with 50 points scored on the year.

2007 (Freshman): Walked onto the WCU football team as a punter ... Appeared in one game on the season, booting a 33-yard punt in the fourth quarter against the Georgia Bulldogs ... In the annual WCU Spring Game, connected on two field goals of 31 and 24 yards and was 4-for-4 on PATs ...

2006-07: Was a member of the WCU Baseball team, making two appearances on the mound ... Tossed three innings allowing seven earned runs, one walk with one strikeout ... Did not play football.

Prior to Western: Was a three-year letter-winner in football at East Rutherford HS ... Named All-Southwestern Conference twice as a junior and a senior, garnering similar plaudits from the Charlotte Observer ... Was tabbed as a "Preseason Player to Watch," by the Charlotte Observer prior to his final prep season ... Responded with 48 extra points, 12 successful field goals with a long of 46 and was named conference Kicker/Punter of the Year ... Nominated for the Wendy's High School Heisman ... During his junior season, made 49 extra points and five field goals with a long of 44 ... Career-long punt was 70 yards as a senior ... Also played soccer, where he was a four-year team captain, and baseball as a prep, lettering all four years on the pitch and three seasons on the diamond ... Was a part of the ERHS baseball State Championship team as a sophomore, garnering all-conference accolades in his final two seasons as a pitcher ... In the classroom, was a National Honor Society member.

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