Kayla Erickson
2  Kayla Erickson

Gig Harbor, WA

High School:






Peninsula grad racks up college volleyball honors

WWU outside hitter Kayla Erickson was 2013 GNAC POY and second-team All-American


Western Washington Earns Top Spot in GNAC, 12th in AVCA Polls

Vikings return five starters, 10 letter winners


WWU to conduct intrasquad scrimmage at Chelan on Saturday

Vikings look to help area residents recover from devastating forest fire


WWU ranked No.12 nationally in AVCA Preseason Top 25

Vikings lost just one starter from last year's 23-4 squad



Veteran Vikings chase third straight GNAC title

COLLEGE: Enters season with career totals of 657 kills and 232 blocks ... Career attack percentage of .360 is school-record pace ... Second-team Daktronics All-American and honorable mention American Volleyball Coaches Association All-American as junior in 2013 ...Great Northwest Athletic Conference Player of the Year ... First-team AVCA and Daktronics West Region all-star, both for second straight year ... Unanimous first-team GNAC all-star ... GNAC academic all-star for second consecutive season ... GNAC Offensive Player of the Week and Sonoma State Invitational all-tournament ... Started all 27 matches and played in all 88 sets ... Ranked No.7 nationally in hitting percentage at .380, 23rd in blocks (1.18 per set avg.) and 24th in points (386.5) ... Led GNAC in attack percentage ... Had school record .737 attack percentage (15-1-19) vs. Minnesota State Mankato on 9/6/13 ... Hit .440 or better in 15 matches ... Had 19 double-figure kill matches with career high 23 vs. Seattle Pacific on 10/24/13 ... Tied career high with 8 blocks vs. Seattle Pacific on 10/19/13, having 21 matches with three or more blocks ... Ranked 29th nationally in blocks per set (1.17) as sophomore in 2012 ... Had 110 blocks, 293 kills (3.12) on .341 hitting, and 342.5 points ... Competed in all 28 matches and 94 of 96 sets ... Had career-high of 8.0 blocks at Saint Martin's on 10/27/12 ... Played in 9 matches and 24 sets as redshirt freshman in 2011 ... Credited with 43 kills (1.79) and 18 blocks (0.75) ...Three letters.

HIGH SCHOOL: Second-team all-South Puget Sound League pick as senior at Peninsula High School ... Team captain for Seahawks, reaching second round at Class 3A state tournament ... Honorable mention all-league as sophomore and junior ... Started and lettered three years ... Also lettered four years in basketball and three years in track ... First-team all-league as senior in basketball and second team as junior ... Competed at state track meet all three years, placing seventh as junior and senior in triple jump and finishing fifth in 4x200 relay as freshman ... Her personal best in triple jump was 35-5 1/2.

PERSONAL: Major is management ... Her sister, Jessica, competed in track at WWU.