PHILADELPHIA – Saint Joseph's women's basketball head coach Cindy Griffin has announced the signing of two student-athletes who have inked National Letters of Intent to attend Saint Joseph's in the fall of 2020. North Jersey point guards Emma Boslet (Edison, N.J./Saint Thomas Aquinas High School) and Olivia Mullins (Somerset, N.J./Rutgers Preparatory High School) will arrive on Hawk Hill in time for the 2020-21 season and have received Honorable Mention recognition as a recruiting class according to Blue Star Basketball Report.
“We are thrilled to welcome two great players to our HAWK FAMILY this fall,” said Griffin. “Both players play at a very competitive level in high school and AAU basketball.”
Emma Boslet • 5-10 • Point Guard
Edison, N.J. • Saint Thomas Aquinas High School
Team Miller Lightning
A three-time All-Division selection and two-time All-County pick, Boslet enters her third season as a starting point guard for Saint Thomas Aquinas High School in Edison, N.J. and will serve as a team captain for the third consecutive year in 2019-20.
As a junior in 2018-19, Boslet averaged 14.6 points per game, 8.7 rebounds per game, 5.1 assists per game, 3.2 steals per game, and 1.4 blocks per game to lead the Trojans to a 25-4 record. Boslet was named the Home News Tribune Player of the Year as well as an All-County and All-Division First Team pick and guided her squad to the Great Middlesex County Championship title.
In 2017-18, Boslet averaged 22.0 points per game en route to reaching the 1,000-point milestone in just her sophomore campaign and added 10.1 rebounds per game, 4.3 assists per game, 4.0 steals per game, and 1.7 blocks per game through 28 appearances. She went on to earn All-Division and All-County honors.
Her rookie season saw Boslet average 15.1 points per game, 7.0 rebounds per game, 2.0 assists per game, and 3.1 steals per game as she led the Trojans to a 21-7 record as an All-Division honoree.
Boslet played AAU basketball for Team Miller Lightning out of Edison, N.J., where she won the USJN Championship, Battle in the Borrow Championship, and Boo Williams Championship.
Boslet on why she signed with SJU: “The atmosphere most influenced me to attend St. Joe's. There is a huge pride throughout the school that you see not only in the basketball team but throughout all of the students, faculty, and alumni. When I go to campus, I always feel comfortable, and everyone is so nice.”
Coach Griffin on Boslet: “Emma is a versatile guard who gives us size and skill and has a tremendous ability to score from all areas of the floor.”
Olivia Mullins • 5-9 • Point Guard
Somerset, N.J. • Rutgers Preparatory High School
New Jersey Sparks EYBL/Exodus NYC EYBL
Mullins' enters her third season as a starting point guard for Rutgers Preparatory High School in Somerset, N.J. and will serve as a team co-captain this year. A three-year varsity letterwinner for the Argonauts, Mullins has led RPHS to a three-year record of 77-13 as a two-year starter and three-year impact player.
As a junior in 2018-19, Mullins was an All-Somerset County and All-Skyland Conference First Team pick as well as a New Jersey Sports Zone All-Jersey Team selection after putting up a team-leading 12.0 points per game and team-leading 4.0 assists per game. Mullins, who was listed by NJ.com as one of the top juniors in New Jersey, led the Argonauts of RPHS to a 22-6 record en route to the Skyland Conference title (undefeated 10-0 record) and a runner-up finish at the Somerset County Tournament.
In her first year as a starting point guard in 2017-18, Mullins led RPHS to a 25-5 record and a #23 national ranking in the USA Today Super 25 National Poll as well as the Skyland Conference and NJSIAA Sectional titles and a runner-up finish at the Somerset County Tournament. The then-sophomore was tabbed a Skyline Conference Honorable Mention and was listed by NJ.com as one of the top sophomores in New Jersey with 6.0 points per game and 3.0 assists per game. She was also tabbed a Player to Watch after her performances at the New Jersey Sparks New Years Resolution Tournament and Blue Star Invitational Tournament.
As a freshman in 2016-17, Mullins was the Sixth Player on a 30-2 team that earned a #13 national ranking by USA Today and was ranked #1 in New Jersey during the season. As a rookie who averaged 3.0 points per game and 2.0 points per game and was listed by NJ.com as one of the top freshmen in New Jersey, Mullins helped RPHS to the championship titles at the Skyland Conference Tournament, NJSIAA Sectional Tournament, and NJSIAA State Tournament as well as a semi-finals finish at the New Jersey Tournament of Champions.
Mullins played AAU basketball for New Jersey Sparks EYBL out of Paterson, N.J. as a junior after playing for Exodus NYC EYBL out of the New York Metro Area during her freshman and sophomore seasons.
Basketball runs deep in the family as Mullins' father, Lee Mullins, Jr., who had professional offers to play overseas, played Division I basketball at Coastal Carolina University, where he was a member of the 1989-90 Big South Conference Champion and Big South Tournament Champion teams, and at Montclair State University, where he was a Division III All-American after scoring 1,000 points in just two seasons from 1993-94. Her uncle, Tyrone Findley, played basketball at Jersey City State University while her aunt, Camille Findley, played basketball at Franklin Pierce University.
Mullins on why she signed with SJU: “The atmosphere and coaching staff influenced me to attend St. Joe's.”
Coach Griffin on Mullins: “Olivia is a quick, explosive combo guard who is the true example of a triple-threat player. Olivia has the ability to score in different ways.”