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Emily Ramirez
Emily Ramirez had 67 digs in 15 sets played last week.
photo courtesy of Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute Athletics

Caldwell Community College’s Ramirez Named National Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week

Emily Ramirez was selected as the NJCAA Division III Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week for August 28-September 3. She becomes the first student-athlete in program history to be honored for a national player of the week award.

Ramirez, a freshman libero from Crumpler, NC (Ashe County High School), recorded 67 digs in 15 sets played for a 4.47 digs per set average. Caldwell went 4-0 during the week Ramirez was honored and are currently 10-2 on the season. The team was first in receiving votes in this week’s NJCAA Volleyball Division III Top-15 rankings.

Caldwell is at home on Thursday night, hosting USC-Union at 6PM. They will play in a tri-match in Charlotte on Saturday against hosts Johnson & Wales University at 12PM and against Lenoir Community College at 2pm