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#20 Nerea Hermosa

Nerea Hermosa - Women's Basketball - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets
Hometown Vitoria, Spain
Last School IES Joaquim Blume
Height 6-5
Position Center
Year Freshman
Nerea Hermosa - Women's Basketball - Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

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2019-20 ACC Academic Honor Roll
2020-21 All-ACC Academic Team

2022-23 (Senior): Appeared in all 30 games, starting eight…Finished season with three games in double-figure scoring and one with double-figure rebounds…Tallied first double-digit rebounding game, securing team-high 10 boards at Auburn (11/16)…Scored nine points against Air Force (11/26) to go along with five rebounds…In first game coming off the bench, secured four rebounds at Michigan State (12/1) to tie for team lead in rebounding…Added six points and four rebounds in win at Belmont (12/4), coming off the bench…Nearly missed a double-figure scoring performance with eight points against Central Michigan (12/11)… Tied for team lead in rebounding with seven at Boston College (12/18) and added six points…Finished with six points, two assists, two blocks and a steal against Furman (12/21)…Nearly missed a double-double at Virginia (12/29) with 10 points – first double-digit scoring game – and eight rebounds…Pulled down four rebounds against Florida State (1/1), but was held scoreless for the third time this season…Tallied eight points in first half against Miami (1/12)… Recorded second double-figure scoring game with 12 points in the win over Clemson (1/26), while adding seven rebounds and three assists… Dropped season-high 14 points in win over No. 15/13 NC State (2/2), hitting six field goals and secured seven rebounds…Just missed her third-straight double-figure scoring game with nine points at Miami (2/5) to go along with a team-high five rebounds…Added seven points and seven rebounds at Clemson (2/9)…Tallied five points, three rebounds and an assist against Pitt (2/12)… Finished with seven points and three rebounds in win against Wake Forest (2/16)…Contributed seven points, six rebounds, two blocks and a steal at No. 24 Florida State (2/19)… Tied for team-high with seven rebounds on senior night against No. 9 Virginia Tech (2/26)…Added five points, three rebounds and an assist against Boston College (3/1) in the first round of the ACC Tournament.

2021-22 (Junior): Started all 32 games…Finished second on the team in scoring, averaging 10.6 points per game…Also second on the team in rebounding, securing 5.6 rebounds per game…Shot 50.3 percent (145-288) from the field and 81.4 percent (48-59) from the free throw line…Finished tied for second on the team in blocks with 36…Recorded 18 games with double-figure scoring totals, including eight with 15-plus points…Led Jackets in scoring six times…Scored a then-career-high in season-opener at Central Michigan (11/9) with 18 points on 9-for-10 shooting…Finished with three steals, two assists and a rebound against the Chippewas…Pulled down 10 rebounds and nearly missed a double-double with nine points against Kennesaw State (11/11)…Recorded a solid night at ETSU (11/17) dropping 17 points and 10 rebounds for her first double-double of the season…Her 10 rebounds matched her career-high, as did her 5-for-6 performance at the free throw line…Just missed a double-double against Auburn (11/21) with 11 points and nine rebounds…Also dished out three assists against the Tigers…Added 10 points, seven rebounds, season-high three blocks and two steals in win against Hofstra (11/24)…Contributed eight points, six rebounds, three assists, a block and steal at Purdue (12/1) in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge…Dropped a team-high 14 points in win at Georgia (12/5), connecting on a personal-best 6-of-9 free throws…Played the full 40 minutes against No. 3/2 UConn (12/9) and finished with 13 points, six rebounds, three assists and a block and steal…Added 16 points in win against Wake Forest (12/19), hitting eight field goals… Dropped 20 points in win against Virginia (1/9) on eight field goals and a 4-for-4 effort at the free throw line…Also secured seven rebounds against the Cavaliers…Led Tech offensively at Miami with 12 points (1/16)…Set another career-high in scoring with 21 points at Syracuse (1/20)… Scored 15 points and dished out a career-high seven assists against Boston College (1/27) to go along with two steals and five rebounds…Finished with 12 points at Clemson (1/30) for second straight game in double-figures…Added 12 points in win at Duke (Feb. 1) with six field goals to go along with seven rebounds, five assists and a block…Finished with 13 points on 5-for-8 shooting at NC State (2/7) and recorded three blocks…Added 10 points at Virginia Tech (Feb. 10)…Finished with 19 points in OT win against Clemson (2/13)…Dropped 13 points at Florida State (2/24), going 6-for-8 from the field…Contributed 16 points on eight field goals at Wake Forest (2/27)…Pulled down seven rebounds in ACC Tournament second round game against Wake Forest (3/3)…Finished with six points against Notre Dame (3/4) in the quarterfinals…Added seven points, three rebounds and three blocks against Kansas (3/18) in NCAA Tournament first round action.

2020-21 (Sophomore): Started 21 games while appearing in all 26 in her sophomore campaign…Owned 10 games scoring in double-figures…Notched first career double-double at Boston College…Finished fifth on the team in scoring, averaging 8.1 points per game…Second on the team in blocks with 27…Contributed six points and five rebounds in Tech’s season-opening win against Georgia State (11/25)…Pitched in 10 points, shooting 5-of-9 from the floor, and pulled down five rebounds against Georgia (11/29)…Blocked two shots at Notre Dame (12/13) as Tech recorded first-ever win over Fighting Irish…Added 10 points against No. 3 NC State (12/31) shooting 4-for-5 from the field, while also pulling down six rebounds and blocking two shots…Scored 12 points and played prominent role at Notre Dame (1/3)…Nearly missed a double-double with eight rebounds and went a perfect 4-for-4 from the free throw line…Came off the bench to contribute five rebounds, three points, two assists, a block and a steal in Tech’s win at Clemson (1/7)…Played a season-high 37 minutes and earned the start against Virginia Tech (1/10)…Finished with eight points, seven rebounds, two blocks and an assist in the win over the Hokies…Was unstoppable in Tech’s win at Wake Forest (1/21), tying her career-high with 16 points, shooting a perfect 8-for-8 from the field…Attempted a career-high 11 field goals in Tech’s win against Florida State (1/24) to finish with nine points…Also pulled down eight rebounds against the Seminoles…Helped lead Tech to victory at Miami (1/28) with 10 points on 5-of-8 shooting, also secured six rebounds…Strong presence in Tech’s win against Syracuse (2/2), finishing with nine points, five rebounds and three steals…Posted nine points and four rebounds in win over Clemson (2/4)… Posted 13 points at Louisville (2/11), shooting 5-for-8 from the field, while also pulling down six rebounds…Tied for team-high 15 points in win over Miami (2/16), shooting 7-for-9 from the field, while pulling down seven rebounds and blocking two shots…Led Tech to a win at Florida State (2/18) with a team-high 14 points on 7-for-10 shooting…Nearly missed a double-double against the Seminoles with eight rebounds… Recorded first collegiate double-double at Boston College (2/21) behind team-best 14 points and 10 rebounds, marking her first double-digit rebounding performance…Shot 6-of-9 from the field and also recorded three blocks…Contributed 12 points on 6-of-9 shooting and three blocks against Pitt (2/28)…Saw action in both ACC Tournament games, adding four points against Clemson (3/5) and NC State (3/6)…Played 27 minutes against Stephen F. Austin (3/21) in NCAA Tournament first round action, posting six points and six rebounds…Helped Tech reach the Sweet 16, playing 21 minutes against West Virginia (3/23)…Finished with five rebounds, two points and an assist against top-seeded South Carolina (3/28) in the Sweet 16.

2019-20 (Freshman): Took the floor in all 31 games as a freshman and earned the start in 15…Finished the season averaging 6.5 points and 4.1 rebounds per game…Fourth on the team in rebounding…Recorded nine games scoring in double-figures…Made her collegiate debut against Houston (11/5), finishing with four points and three rebounds…Had a strong performance against Grambling State (11/10), notching her first double-figure game with 15 points, going 5-for-6 from both the field and free throw line…Blocked three shots in Tech’s win at Georgia (11/17), marking the first program win in history in Athens…Pulled down season-best nine rebounds in win over Georgia State (11/20), while also dishing out season-high four assists…Added 12 points in win over Seton Hall in Junkanoo Jam (11/28), going 6-for-9 from the field…Led team against Rutgers (11/30) offensively with 13 points in Junkanoo Jam championship game…Scored game-high 14 points in win over Wisconsin (12/5), connecting on 7-for-10 from the field to set season-bests…Finished with nine points, on 4-of-5 shooting, three rebounds and an assist at Wake Forest (1/5)…Came off the bench at Syracuse (1/16) to post eight points, two steals, two blocks and one rebound…Blocked a career-high four shots against North Carolina (1/23) and finished with five points and four rebounds…Finished with eight points and eight rebounds at Miami (1/30) in 37 minutes…Dropped season-high 16 points in win at Pittsburgh (2/6) and finished with seven rebounds, two steals, two blocks and an assist…Contributed 12 points in Tech’s win at No. 4 NC State (2/16) and finished with six rebounds, three blocks, an assist and a steal…Went 6-for-6 from the field against the Wolfpack…Led Tech with 11 points against No. 5 Louisville (2/20)…Added 10 points in Tech’s win over No. 17/18 Florida State (2/23)…Dropped 14 points in win over Pitt (3/5) in the second round of the ACC Tournament and pulled down eight rebounds.

PREP: Member of Spain’s National Team…First participated with the National Team with the U14 team, playing in the BAM International Tournament in Slovenia…Earned MVP in round seven for her 27-point, seven-rebound performance against Barça-CBS… Competed in U16 European Championship when Spain finished fifth…Averaged 4.8 points and 3.0 rebounds per game during the tournament…Played with U17 Spanish National Team in World Cup in Belarus…Averaged 10.1 points, 8.7 rebounds and 1.0 blocks per game as Spain finished fifth…Ranked No. 5 international recruit by Prospects Nation, No.6 by Go Global and No. 15 international ranking by Collegiate Girls Basketball Report when she signed with Georgia Tech.

PERSONAL: Chose Georgia Tech because of the academics, level of competition in women’s basketball and location…Started playing basketball at age 12…Lists most memorable athletic accomplishment as finishing third in the world with the National Team of Spain…Participated in a Basketball Without Borders trip to New Orleans in 2017.

MAJOR: Applied Language/Intercultural Studies

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