Meet this week's WKYC-TV Channel 3 "Student-Athlete of the Week," Elyria High School junior Abbey Ramirez.

Ramirez was unanimously named team captain on the Pioneers' varsity soccer team this fall.

Off the soccer pitch, Ramirez is the vice president of her junior class, a member of the Spanish Club and takes part in Link Crew.

In her nomination of Ramirez, head coach Venera Ilievska described the junior as a motivated and personable student-athlete.

"Her smile is contagious, and sometimes, that's just what we need in our day-to-day lives," Ilievska said.

Ramirez maintains a 4.0 GPA.

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