Andreen Gilpin
Andreen Gilpin

The art of rebounding the basketball and Andreen Gilpin go hand-in-hand. Gilpin stands as UMass Boston's all-time leading rebounder with 1,342 boards for her career, which also ranks her 12th in NCAA Division III history as does her 13.2 rebounds per game. The post player ripped down 15.7 caroms per outing during her senior campaign to lead the nation and establish a school record with 408 total rebounds, while also averaging 16.2 points per game to give her 422 points on the season to become the only player in school history with over 400 points and rebounds in a season. A 2004 graduate of UMass Boston, Gilpin is also the only player in UMB history to post 300 or more points and 300 or more rebounds in three different campaigns. She showcased her rebounding prowess early in her career when she pulled down an NCAA Division II/III record 38 rebounds during her freshman year vs. Rivier College on February 11, 1999 and went on to post four of the top nine season rebound totals in school annals. The Boston native averaged 13.7 rebounds during her rookie season and ranked 18th in the nation with 11.9 as a sophomore and 15th with 11.8 the following year. Gilpin was named a Little East Conference All-Star three times to become just the fourth Beacon to earn the honor at least three times, including twice as a First Team selection. She was a force on the offensive end of the court as well for UMass Boston, averaging 12.6 points in 102 games for a total of 1,380 to rank third on the UMass Boston career scoring list and posted 61 double-doubles (points-rebounds) during her career. She improved her accuracy at the line throughout her tenure at UMB, sinking 346 free throws for the most in school history and capped her career with the sixth-most efficient season percentage in school history as a senior. Gilpin altered opponents' offense in the paint as well with 125 career blocked shots to stand fourth on the Beacons' career list.