Yurena Díaz is a Spanish point guard/guard,
born in 1993 who has impressive experience in Spanish national teams as well as
in Spanish First Division League. Her
national team experience includes winning 4 Gold Medals, 2 Gold Medals in 2008
and 2009 in the U16 European Championships and 2 more in 2012 and 2013 in the
U20 European Championships, 2 Silver Medals in 2010 in the U18 European
Championship and in 2011 in the U19 World Championship and 1 Bronze Medal in
2011 in the U18 European Championship.
Furthermore, playing with C.B. Islas Canarias
in Spanish First Division League, she had spectacular seasons (averaging 13.3
points in the 2012-13, 10.1 points in the 2013-14 and 11 points in the 2014-15)
and being one of the top Spanish scorers in the competition.
Yurena Díaz has played all her life with C.B.
Islas Canarias, winning 9 times the Canary Islands and amazingly being 7 times
Also Yurena has played with the Canary Islands
Regional Team, winning 2 Spanish Championships and also 1 Silver Medal.
Yurena had her debut in Spanish Liga Femenina
during the 2009-10 season, being just 16 years old.
Step by step she had every time more playing
time even though she had to stop almost the whole 2011-12 season due to a disk
hernia that needed surgery.
In the 2012-13 season, Yurena Díaz has proved
to be completely recovered and has had a great year averaging 13.3 points 2.6
rebounds 2.5 assists and 3 drawn fouls per game.
Yurena was the MVP of Week 20 with 21 points
(5/7 three pointers) 6 rebounds 4 assists and 27 efficiency in the win against
Zamora and also shined against Bembibre (23 points 6 assists), Perfumerías
Avenida (20 points 4 three pointers 4 rebounds and 15 points and 5 assists).
In the 2013 summer, Yurena Diaz wins the Gold
Medal in the U20 European Championship, averaging 9.7 points in 25 minutes per
game and being the Final Top scorer with 16 points.
Yurena Díaz continued in Islas Canarias during
the 2013-14 season, finishing in 3rd position in Spanish 1st division and
averaging 10.1 points 2.8 rebounds and 2.4 assists, being one of the best point
guards in the competition.
Yurena Díaz signed with Gran Canaria 2014
Canarias (LFB) in Spanish 1st division during the 2014-15 season, averaging 11
points and 2.9 rebounds with 8.7 of efficiency in 32.1 minutes per game.
Yurena Díaz played well against Zamarat with 26
points and 3 rebounds with +23 of efficiency, Mann Filter with 12 points and 3
rebounds with +20 of efficiency and Conquero with 15 points and 4 rebounds with
+12 of efficiency.
In the first half of this current season,
Yurena signed with Lyon, team who plays the French first division league and
where she averaged 4.5 points and 1.4 rebounds per game in 19 minutes.
In the second half of this current season,
Yurena has signed with MKS Polkowice, where she has reached the Polish first
division league semifinals and has contributed with 2.8 points, 1.9 rebounds
and 1.8 assists per game in 16 minutes.
2011-12: Gran Canaria La Caja de Canarias
(Spain-LF1): 6.8ppg, 2.5rpg, 2.3apg
2012-13: Gran Canaria La Caja de Canarias
(Spain-LF1): 13.3ppg, 2.6rpg, 2.5apg
2013-14: C.B. Islas Canarias (Spain-LF1):
10.1ppg, 2.8rpg, 2.4apg, FG: 44%, T3: 34%
2014-15: Gran Canaria 2014 Canarias (Spain D-1,
LFB): 14 Games: 11.0 ppg, 2.9 rpg, + 8.7 eff
2015-16: Lyon (France-D1): 4.5ppg 1.4rpg
T3:34.5% T1:87.5% in Jan’16 moved to MKS Polkowice (Poland-D1): 2.8ppg 1.9rpg
1.8apg in 16 min
9 times Canary Islands Club Champion
3 times Canary Islands Club Finalist (04,05,07)
7 times Spanish Champion (Clubs)
2 times Spanish Finalist (Clubs) (06,07)
2 times Spanish Champion by Regional Teams
Finalist in Spanish Championship with Regional
Gold Medal in U16 European Championship 2008
Gold Medal in U16 European Championship 2009
Gold Medal in U20 European Championship 2012
Silver Medal in U18 European Championship 2010
Silver Medal in U19 World Championship 2011
Bronze Medal in U18 European Championship 2011
Gold Medal in U20 European Championship 2013
Spanish Queen’s Cup Semifinalist 2014
Spanish LFB Semifinalist 2014
Polish first division league Semifinalist 2016