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.
Additionally, the Cambridge, Mass. native was named to the D3Hoops.com Northeast Region Second Team while also earning All-Region Second Team honors from the New England Women's Basketball Association (NEWBA).
Ramirez-Tejeda becomes the program's first Google Cloud CoSIDA Academic All-American. The Criminal Justice major sports a 3.81 GPA with a Spanish minor.
The Cambridge, Mass. native enjoyed a wildly successful campaign averaging a team-best 20.9 points per game while ranking third overall in the GNAC in scoring with 626 points, a new single-season Emmanuel record. The junior also led Emmanuel while ranking fourth in the GNAC in rebounds averaging 10.9 boards per game while her 327 boards was also a new single-season record at Emmanuel. The Cambridge, Mass. native posted 20 double-doubles this year to rank third in the nation and was the only GNAC player to average 20+ points and 10+ rebounds this season. She was named the USBWA National Player of the Week twice during the season and was named the GNAC Player of the Week five times while earning GNAC Weekly Honor Roll efforts six times.
In her two seasons with the program, Ramirez-Tejeda has been tabbed the GNAC Player of the Week six times, earned 13 GNAC Weekly Honor Roll nods to go along with four NEWBA Weekly recognitions (1 POW/3 HR). She scored her 1,000th career point in the 2019 GNAC Championship game, becoming the fastest player to 1,000 in an Emmanuel uniform (55 games) and is closing in on 600 career rebounds at Emmanuel (588) in two seasons.