Erika Figueredo, St. Edward's University

9/23/2002

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Sept. 23, 2002

Erika Figueredo, St. Edward's University
So., Outside Hitter, 5-11 (Joao Pessoa, Brazil - Colegio QI)

Erika Figueredo, a 5-11 sophomore outside hitter for St. Edward's University (12-2), has been named the AVCA/Sports Imports Division II National Player of the Week for leading her squad to four sweeps this week and the Hilltopper Classic championship. Figueredo averaged 7.17 kills, 3.67 digs and 0.83 blocks over the course of 12 games. She tallied 22 or more kills in three of four matches, including 24 in a sweep of St. Mary's (Texas) on Wednesday evening. In that match she added 13 digs and four blocks. Figueredo opened tournament play hitting .613, with 22 kills and only two errors in 31 attempts versus West Georgia. She pounded 23 kills in the Hilltoppers' win over Harding, and followed that effort with 17 kills, 12 digs, four aces and a .424 hitting performance against Armstrong Atlantic. She was named tournament MVP. 
 

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