Melinda Erickson, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

11/12/2001

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Nov. 12, 2001

Melinda Erickson, University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
Sr., Outside Hitter, 5-9 (Ripon, Wis. - Ripon High School)

Wisconsin-Whitewater Melinda EricksonMelinda Erickson, a 5-9 senior outside hitter for No. 1 University of Wisconsin-Whitewater (33-2) has been selected as the AVCA/Sports Imports Division III National Player of the Week. Erickson led the Warhawks to two wins and advancement to the NCAA Championship quarterfinals. She tallied kill-dig double-doubles in sweeps over Benedictine (Ill.) and No. 6 Wisconsin-Oshkosh. Erickson opened tournament play with 13 kills and 10 digs against Benedictine. In the regional championship match against Wisconsin-Oshkosh, she totaled 12 kills and 17 digs, adding two service aces and a block. On the weekend she averaged 4.17 kills and 4.50 digs while attacking at a .371 clip with only two errors in 62 attempts. Erickson was a First-Team All-Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference selection. 
 

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