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2018-19 Women's Basketball News

  • A SPECIAL HONOR FOR A SPECIAL ASSISTANT
    May 03, 2019
    His coaching peers describe him as dedicated and inspirational. His players say he is well-respected and loyal. But when longtime Emmanuel College women’s basketball Assistant Coach Arthur Howell was asked how he’d describe himself, he smiled sheepishly and said, “It’s never been about me. It’s always been about the team.”
  • SAINTS PARTICIPATE IN SPRING DAY OF SERVICE
    April 30, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass. – On Saturday, April 27, members from the Emmanuel College Men’s Soccer, Men’s Basketball, Women’s Soccer and Women’s Basketball teams participated in the College’s Spring Day of Service at sites around the city.
  • McLAUGHLIN SELECTED TO PARTICIPATE IN NEWBA SENIOR ALL-STAR CLASSIC
    March 13, 2019
    SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – Emmanuel College senior guard Madison McLaughlin (Westerly, R.I.) has been selected to participate in the 2019 New England Women’s Basketball Association (NEWBA) Senior All-Star Classic, it was announced by the NEWBA Offices earlier this afternoon.
  • ACADEMIC ALL-AMERICAN & ALL-REGION HONORS ROLL IN FOR RAMIREZ-TEJEDA
    March 13, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass. – The honors continued to roll in for Emmanuel College guard Yuleska Ramirez-Tejeda (Cambridge, Mass.) as the junior was recognized by D3Hoops.com, NEWBA and CoSIDA for three separate accolades. Ramirez-Tejeda was tabbed a Google Cloud College Sports Information Director’s of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-American, earning Second Team honors to become the first Academic All-American in program history.
  • HOWELL TO BE INDUCTED IN INAUGURAL CLASS OF ASSISTANT COACHES HALL OF FAME BY A STEP UP
    March 05, 2019
    ROCK HILL, S.C. - Longtime Emmanuel College women's basketball Assistant Coach Arthur Howell will be a member of the Inaugural Class of the 2019 A STEP UP Assistant Coaches Hall of Fame, it was announced today by the A STEP UP communications team.
  • NCAA SECOND ROUND PREVIEW: SAINTS READY TO FACE SUNY NEW PALTZ
    March 02, 2019
    NEW PALTZ, N.Y. - The Emmanuel College women's basketball team will face host SUNY New Paltz on Saturday, March 2 in Second Round action of the 2019 NCAA Division III Women’s Basketball tournament at the Hawk Center. The Saints advanced to the round of 32 following a 69-65 victory over Hartwick College while the Hawks preserved their home-court advantage with a 65-36 win over Rutgers-Newark.
  • #25 SUNY NEW PALTZ SINKS SAINTS IN SECOND ROUND OF NCAA TOURNEY, 80-49
    March 02, 2019
    THE LEAD: Senior guard Lindsey Bettke (Pelham, N.Y.) and junior guard Marion Dietz (Hopewell Junction, N.Y.) combined for 49 points to power #25 SUNY New Paltz past Emmanuel College in Second Round action of the 2019 NCAA Division III Women’s Basketball tournament at the Hawk Center.
  • SAINTS TOP HARTWICK TO ADVANCE IN NCAA TOURNAMENT, 69-65
    March 01, 2019
    NEW PALTZ, N.Y. - Emmanuel College erased an early nine point deficit to come back and down Hartwick College, 69-65, Friday evening in the First Round of the 2019 NCAA Division III Women’s Basketball tournament on the campus of SUNY New Paltz.
  • NCAA FIRST ROUND PREVIEW: EMMANUEL SET TO TAKE ON HARTWICK
    February 27, 2019
    NEW PALTZ, N.Y. - The Emmanuel College women's basketball team is set to take on Hartwick College in the opening round of the 2019 NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament at the Hawk Center on the SUNY New Paltz campus this Friday at 5:30 PM. The Saints bring a 23-5 overall record to the contest while the Hawks don a 23-4 mark heading into the tournament.
  • RAMIREZ-TEJEDA EARNS SECOND USBWA NATIONAL PLAYER OF THE WEEK HONOR
    February 26, 2019
    ST. LOUIS (USBWA) – Yuleska Ramirez-Tejeda of Emmanuel College (Boston, Mass.) and Luke Smith of Sewanee: University of the South (Sewanee, Tenn.) were named the U.S. Basketball Writers Association Division III National Players of the Week for the week ending February 24.
  • WOMEN'S HOOPS LANDS THREE ON GNAC ALL-CONFERENCE SQUAD; WEAVER NAMED DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR
    February 25, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass. – Junior guards Yuleska Ramirez-Tejeda (Cambridge, Mass.), Kayla Weaver (West Haven, Conn.) and senior guard Madison McLaughlin (Westerly, R.I.) have been selected to the 2018-19 GNAC Women's Basketball All-Conference teams, it was announced Monday morning by the conference office. Ramirez-Tejeda makes her second consecutive appearance on the All-Conference team with First Team honors while Weaver and McLaughlin garner Third Team accolades while Weaver was also voted the 2019 GNAC Defensive Player of the Year.
  • SAINTS STUN MONKS TO WIN GNAC CHAMPIONSHIP, 65-64; RAMIREZ-TEJEDA SCORES 1,000TH IN WIN
    February 23, 2019
    STANDISH, MAINE - Junior guard Yuleska Ramirez-Tejeda (Cambridge, Mass.) scored a game-high 24 points including the 1,000th of her career to propel the Emmanuel College women’s basketball team past No. 8/10 Saint Joseph’s College (ME), 65-64, to capture the 2019 Great Northeast Athletic Conference women’s basketball championship.
  • RAMIREZ-TEJEDA ONE OF THREE GNAC STUDENT-ATHLETES NAMED TO GOOGLE CLOUD COSIDA ACADEMIC-ALL DISTRICT TEAM
    February 22, 2019
    WINTHROP, Mass. – The 2018-19 Google Cloud Academic All-District® Men's and Women's Basketball Teams, as selected by CoSIDA, were announced on Thursday, as three Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) student-athletes were honored in Emmanuel College junior Yuleska Ramirez-Tejeda and Saint Joseph's College of Maine seniors Darian Berry and Kelsi McNamara. 
  • GNAC CHAMPIONSHIPS PREVIEW: #2 EMMANUEL VS. #1 SAINT JOSEPH'S ME
    February 22, 2019
    STANDISH, Maine – Top-seeded Saint Joseph's College (27-0, 12-0 GNAC) will host #2 Emmanuel College (22-5, 11-1 GNAC) in the 2019 Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Women's Basketball Tournament Championship on Saturday at 1:00 PM.
  • WOMEN’S BASKETBALL WINS IN OT TO ADVANCE TO GNAC CHAMPIONSHIP, 78-72
    February 21, 2019
    In a thrilling overtime victory, the Emmanuel College women’s basketball team took down the Albertus Magnus Falcons in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference semifinal game, led by junior Yuleska Ramirez-Tejeda and freshman Riley Lahiff (No. Attleboro, Mass.), on Thursday evening on the Andy Yosinoff Court.
  • #2 SAINTS SET TO BATTLE #3 FALCONS IN GNAC SEMIFINAL
    February 20, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass. – The Emmanuel College women's basketball team will host Albertus Magnus College in the 2019 Great Northeast Athletic Conference Semifinals on Thursday, February 21 at 7:00 PM on the Andy Yosinoff Court. The Saints bring a 21-5 overall record to the contest after posting a 10-1 mark in the GNAC to earn the No. 2 seed in the GNAC. The Falcons stand at an impressive 23-3 overall and posted a 9-2 mark in the GNAC to secure the No. 3 seed.
  • STRONG DEFENSIVE EFFORT LIFTS WOMEN’S HOOPS PAST COLBY-SAWYER IN GNAC QUARTERFINAL, 61-39
    February 19, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass. - Junior guard Yuleska Ramirez-Tejeda posted her 17th double-double of the season to propel No.2 Emmanuel College past No. 7 Colby-Sawyer College, 61-39, Tuesday evening in the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Quarterfinals.
  • #2 WOMEN'S BASKETBALL READY TO HOST #7 COLBY-SAWYER IN GNAC QUARTERFINALS
    February 18, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass. – The Emmanuel College women's basketball team is set to host Colby-Sawyer College in the 2019 Great Northeast Athletic Conference Quarterfinals on Tuesday, February 19 at 5:30 PM on the Andy Yosinoff Court. The Saints bring a 20-5 overall record to the contest after posting a 10-1 mark in the GNAC to earn the No. 2 seed in the GNAC. The Chargers stand at 14-11 overall and posted a 6-6 mark in the GNAC to secure the No. 7 seed.
  • WOMEN'S HOOPS CHARGES PAST COLBY-SAWYER IN GNAC FINALE, 77-50
    February 16, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass. - Junior guard Yuleska Ramirez-Tejeda scored a game-high 24 points to go along with eight rebounds to power the Emmanuel College women’s basketball team past Colby-Sawyer College, 77-50, Saturday afternoon in Great Northeast Athletic Conference action.
  • STRONG THIRD QUARTER PROPELS SAINTS PAST RAMS IN GNAC TILT, 73-63
    February 13, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass. – Emmanuel outscored Suffolk women’s basketball 22-12 over the third set of 10 minutes to defeat the Rams, 73-63, Wednesday night at Regan Gymnasium. 
  • SAINTS SCORE IN BUNCHES, DEFEAT BLUE JAYS IN 'PINK GAME', 83-42
    February 09, 2019
    WEST HARTFORD, Conn.— The University of Saint Joseph (USJ) women's basketball team could not keep up with the sharp and tactical approach of Emmanuel College (EC), who took a double-digit lead early and did not look back, defeating USJ 83-42, inside the O'Connell Athletic Center Saturday afternoon.
  • SECOND HALF RALLY NOT ENOUGH FOR WOMEN'S HOOPS IN LOSS VS SAINT JOSEPH'S (ME)
    February 05, 2019
    STANDISH, Maine - #8/11 Saint Joseph’s College (22-0, 10-0 GNAC) withstood a late rally to defeat Emmanuel College (17-5, 8-1 GNAC), 79-69, in a battle of Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) women’s basketball heavyweights at the Harold Alfond Center on Tuesday evening.
  • RAMIREZ-TEJEDA EARNS FIFTH GNAC PLAYER OF THE WEEK ACCOLADE
    February 04, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass. – Junior guard Yuleska Ramirez-Tejeda (Cambridge, Mass.) has been named the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Women's Basketball Player of the Week for the fifth time this semester, it was announced on Monday afternoon by the conference office. This marks the sixth time of her career that she has been named the GNAC Player of the Week.
  • COMPLETE TEAM EFFORT KEEPS EC PERFECT IN CONFERENCE, 90-55
    February 02, 2019
    The Emmanuel College Women’s basketball team was able to remain perfect in the Great Northeast Conference on Saturday, February 2nd in a complete team victory over the Lasell College Lasers, 90-55, led by junior guard Kayla Weaver’s (West Haven, Conn.) game-high 20 points.
  • SECOND HALF SURGE SENDS SAINTS PAST WILDCATS, 89-60
    January 31, 2019
    PROVIDENCE, RI – A strong start to the second half propelled Emmanuel College past the Johnson & Wales University women’s basketball team Thursday in GNAC action. The Saints defeated the Wildcats 89-60.
  • RAMIREZ-TEJEDA PUSHES SAINTS TO REMAIN PERFECT IN GNAC PLAY, 86-84
    January 26, 2019
    Yuleska Ramirez-Tejeda (Cambridge, Mass.) of the Saints and Shayla Osmond (New Haven, Conn.) of the Falcons each scored 33 points on the evening for their respective teams, but the backing of the Saints helped to propel an overtime victory, 86-84, on the Andy Yosinoff Court.
  • STRONG DEFENSE FUELS WOMEN’S BASKETBALL PAST NORWICH, 73-43
    January 24, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass. - A strong defensive effort fueled the Emmanuel College women’s basketball team past Norwich University, 73-43, Thursday evening in Great Northeast Athletic Conference action on the Andy Yosinoff Court.
  • WOMEN’S BASKETBALL TOPS SIMMONS, 93-71
    January 22, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass. - Five players scored in double-figures for the second straight game to power the Emmanuel College women’s basketball team past Simmons University, 93-71, Tuesday evening in Great Northeast Athletic Conference action on the Andy Yosinoff Court.
  • WOMEN'S HOOPS USES TEAM EFFORT TO COAST PAST RIVIER, 109-69
    January 19, 2019
    NASHUA, N.H. - Five players scored in double-figures to power the Emmanuel College women’s basketball team past Rivier University, 109-69, in Great Northeast Athletic Conference action on Saturday afternoon.
  • WINNING STREAK EXTENDED TO THREE FOR THE SAINTS, 75-60
    January 17, 2019
    Four Saints starters posted double-figures as the Women's Basketball team posted a 75-60 win on Thursday evening against the Newbury College Nighthawks to record their third victory in a row on the Andy Yosinoff Court, completing an all-time 5-0 record for EC against the Hawks.
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