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2019-20 Women's Basketball News

  • Women's Hoops Storms Past #1 Amherst, 60-55
    December 03, 2019
    AMHERST, Mass. - Emmanuel College scored 11 straight points in the fourth quarter to take a double-digit lead, propelling the Saints to a 60-55 road victory over #1 Amherst College in non-conference women's basketball action on Tuesday evening at LeFrak Gymnasium.  
  • Emerson Lights Up Women's Basketball in Boston Showdown, 87-64
    November 26, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass. - Emerson College connected on a season-high 11 three pointers to power an explosive offensive effort as the Lions defeated visiting Emmanuel College, 87-64, on Tuesday evening in non-conference women’s basketball action at the Brown & Plofker Gym.
  • UMass Boston Hangs on to Down Women’s Basketball, 84-79
    November 23, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass.—Behind a monster double-double from Joie Grassi (Plymouth, Mass.) and clutch free throw shooting, UMass Boston women's basketball earned an 84-79 win over #25 Emmanuel College in their home opener on Saturday.
  • EC Flies By Hawks, 83-35
    November 21, 2019
    The Emmanuel College women’s basketball team flew by the Hawks of Becker College on Thursday evening, as Jamad Fiin (Boston, Mass.) went 5-7 from the field, 4-6 of which came from behind the arc to record a season-high 16 points.
  • Women’s Hoops Bounces Back with 66-48 win over Conn. College
    November 19, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass. - First year shooting guard Caitlin Barker (Plainville, Conn.) led all scorers with 13 points to lift the Emmanuel College women’s basketball team to a 66-48 victory over Connecticut College on Tuesday evening in non-conference action on the Andy Yosinoff Court.
  • Ramirez-Tejeda Opens 2019-20 Season with GNAC Co-Player of the Week Honors
    November 18, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass. – Senior guard Yuleska Ramirez-Tejeda (Cambridge, Mass.) has been named the Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Women's Basketball Co-Player of the Week it was announced on Monday afternoon by the conference office. This marks the seventh time of her career that she has been named the GNAC Player of the Week, earning the honor once as a sophomore and five times last season as a junior.
  • St. John Fisher Upends Women's Hoops in Tip-Off Classic Championship, 76-68
    November 17, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass. - Sophomore forward and Tournament Most Valuable Player Julia Mertsock (Castle, N.Y.) scored 24 points to lead the Saint John Fisher College women’s basketball team over host number 25 Emmanuel College (Mass.), 76-68, in the Championship Game of the 36th Annual Emmanuel College Tip-Off Tournament on Andy Yosinoff Court in Boston, Mass.  
  • Saints Women’s Basketball Opens the Season with an Overwhelming Win, 111-67
    November 16, 2019
    The Emmanuel College’s women’s squad opened the season with a strong victory against the St. Joseph’s College of Brooklyn Bears, led by the senior guard duo of Yuleska Ramirez-Tejeda (Cambridge, Mass.) and Kayla Weaver (West Haven, Conn.), 111-67.
  • Ramirez-Tejeda Named D3Hoops.com Preseason All-American
    November 08, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass. – Emmanuel College senior guard Yuleska Ramirez-Tejeda (Cambridge, Mass.) has been tabbed as a D3hoops.com Fourth Team Preseason All-American, as announced by the organization on Monday afternoon.
  • Women’s Basketball Ranked No. 25 in D3Hoops.com Preseason Coaches’ Poll
    November 07, 2019
    BOSTON, Mass. - The D3hoops.com women's basketball preseason poll has been released and Emmanuel College has been ranked 25th in the nation, receiving a total of 79 points in the first vote of the 2019-20 season.
  • Women's Basketball Tops 2019-20 GNAC Preseason Coaches' Poll
    November 06, 2019
    WINTHROP, Mass. – In a potential changing of the guard across the league landscape, longtime powerhouse and defending champion Emmanuel College has topped the 2019-20 Great Northeast Athletic Conference Women's Basketball Preseason Poll, as announced by the GNAC office on Tuesday morning.
  • Iman (Davis) Barbosa Inducted into GNAC Hall of Fame
    August 13, 2019
    On Wednesday, August 7, 2019, eight former student-athlete standouts were enshrined as part of the 2019 Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Hall of Fame Class. From the Emmanuel College women's basketball program, 2010 graduate Iman (Davis) Barbosa was named the 2008 and 2009 GNAC Women's Basketball Player of the Year as a sophomore and junior. Barbosa ended her career as Emmanuel's all-time leading scorer with 1,732 points and finished her career among the program leaders in almost every statistical category, registering 757 rebounds, 410 assists and 393 steals. Per game, she averaged 15.2 points 6.6 rebounds, 3.6 assists and 3.5 steals over 114 games. Barbosa, a native of Toms Rivier, N.J., native helped Emmanuel capture the GNAC Women's Basketball crown every season she suited up for the Saints in one of the most dominant runs in conference history. Her squads combined to post an overall record of 95-23 (.805 winning percentage) while at Emmanuel including a gaudy 43-4 record in GNAC play.
    July 10, 2019
    WINTHROP, Mass. - The Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) has announced that it will induct eight new members into the GNAC Hall of Fame later this summer on Wednesday, August 7, 2019. Former Emmanuel College Women's Basketball standout Iman (Davis) Barbosa '10 has been selected for enshrinement in the GNAC Hall of Fame as part of the 2019 induction class.
    June 21, 2019
    JOHNSTON, R.I. – On Thursday, June 20, the Emmanuel College Women’s Basketball program was inducted into the New England Basketball Hall of Fame as part of the 2019 induction class. The Saints program earned the honor of "Program of Distinction" in this year's Hall of Fame class.