23 - Maya Ramachandran
Maya Ramachandran
Height: 5-11
Year: So.
Hometown: Fremont, Calif.
High School: Mission San Jose
Position: F
Major: Biology and Brain and Cognitive Sciences
Team: Tri-Valley Elite

2013-14: Played in 26 games, started 25...7.5 points per game, 7.0 rebounds per game, 35 blocks, 34 steals, 30 assists...finished sixth in the NEWMAC in blocks...ranked second on the team in rebounds (183) and blocks, was third in points (196) and steals...amassed a season-high 16 points at Clark (1/11)...posted 13 points and 11 rebounds against Emerson (1/19)...recorded 10 points and 10 rebounds versus WPI (2/22)...racked up 14 rebounds, eight points, and four steals against Simmons (12/4)...tallied 12 points, eight rebounds, four steals, three assists, and two blocks at Mount Holyoke (2/1)...registered three blocks versus Regis (11/17), Endicott (12/29), and Babson (1/15)...NEWMAC academic all-conference...currently ranks fourth all-time at MIT in career blocks with 109.

2012-13: Played in 24 games, started 23...7.8 points per game, 7.8 rebounds per game, 74 blocks, 28 assists, 22 steals...was 11th in the country in blocks per game (3.08)...ranked second in the NEWMAC in blocks and blocks per game and was third in rebounds (187) and rebounds per game...recorded four double-doubles...compiled 19 rebounds, 14 points, eight blocks, and four steals in her intercollegiate debut against Salem State (11/17)...followed that up with 12 rebounds, 11 points, seven blocks, and five assists versus Bates (11/18)...produced 18 rebounds and four blocks against Endicott (11/20)...generated 12 points, 12 rebounds, and six blocks at Springfield (1/12)...tallied 14 points, 11 rebounds, and five blocks versus Smith (1/19)...registered a career-high 15 points in the season finale at Clark (2/16)...Salem State University Tip Off Tournament all-tournament team...New England Women's Basketball Association/PrestoSports Rookie of the Week (11/26).

Off the Court at MIT: Majoring in biology and brain and cognitive sciences with a minor in business and a concentration in pre-med...completed an internship at Boston Children's Hospital...conducted research in the MIT Runstadler Lab...Alpha Phi...Panhellenic Association publicity chair...MIT China Development Initiative...MIT Natya...Campus Preview Weekend.

High School: A 2012 graduate of Mission San Jose High School...Mission Valley Athletic League (MVAL) first team all-league...MVAL champions in 2011 and 2012...2012 NCS semifinalist...captain and four-year letterwinner...Most Outstanding Player...NCS CIF Female Scholar Athlete...also was first team all-league for volleyball...valedictorian...National Honor Society...National Merit Scholarship finalist...AAWA and MathesonGas Scholarship...AP Scholar...arts and entertainment editor for Smoke Signal newspaper.

Club/AAU: Tri-Valley Elite, Pleasanton.