|Residential College:||Jonathan Edwards|
2013: Earned fourth straight Ivy League title...Earned winningest four-year record in Ivy League history with a 51-5 mark.
2012: Appeared in 73 sets...Ranked fifth on the team with 190 digs...Averaged 3.25 digs per set in Ivy League matches...Smashed 77 kills on the season...Had 11 digs, five block assists and three kills against Bowling Green in NCAA Tournament match...Had 11 or more digs in 10 matches...Produced a season-high 15 digs in four matches...Had 10 kills and 15 digs in a 3-1 win over Columbia on Oct. 26...Had five straight matches of seven or more kills during Ivy League season...Had 10 kills and eight digs in a 3-0 win over Penn on Oct. 13.
2011: Named Second Team All-Ivy…Ranked 9th in Ivy League conference matches with a .279 hitting percentage…Named to Ivy League Weekly Honor Roll three times…Earned All-Tournament honors at Yale Classic…Totaled at least 10 kills in a match 10 times…Tallied at least 10 digs in a match nine times…Produced seven double-doubles (in kills and digs) this season…Collected 15 kills, 16 digs, 3 block assists, 2 assists and hit .520 in win at Columbia on Oct. 29…Produced 13 kills, 18 digs, 3 service aces, 3 assists, a solo block and hit .433 in win over Princeton on Nov. 5.
2010: Honorable Mention All-Ivy...Named Ivy League Rookie of the Week three times...Finished among the top 10 in the Ivy League in hitting percentage (3rd, .311), kills per set (7th, 2.98) and points per set (7th, 3.38)...Finished second on the team in kills with 277...Posted highest individual hitting percentage in a match among all Ivy teams during 2010 season with .688 performance against Georgetown on Sept. 11...Named to Blackbird Invitational (Long Island University) All-Tournament Team...Tallied at least 10 kills in 16 matches...Had 12 matches with at least 10 kills and 10 digs.
Off the Court: Yale Athletics Department, Football Development, Office Assistant (Spring 2011-present)… Kitchen2Kitchen food rescue participant to bring extra food from dining halls to a downtown soup kitchen… Musical Cure member of ensemble that sings for nursing homes, food kitchens, and other similar establishments… Worked in McCarthy lab at Yale conducting research using EEG to study mirror neurons… Northwestern Mutual Corporate Planning-Strategic Intelligence Intern, invented a survey sample generator and report conversion tool using Visual Basic macros, designed the SharePoint sit for SI team, analyzed Network Office segmentation and compiled data in PowerPoint presentations, and presented work and taught skills to the Strategic Intelligence team (Summer 2011, 2012)… Maranda Enterprises Office/Warehouse Help, American International Toy Fair Sales Consultant, assisted in office projects, responsible for organization and completion of various warehouse projects, and packed and shipped customer orders to achieve timely shipments (Summer 2007-Winter 2010)… Relay For Life, team captain, coordinated team participation and promoted fundraising (Spring 2011-present)… Ministerio de Vida 2020, built water filtration system complex and community center, translated English and Spanish for mission group and Cancun residents, and instructed children in mathematics (January 2012)
Before Yale: Named North Shore Conference Player of the Year at Homestead High School… First team all-conference, All Area and all-state selection… Played club volleyball for the Milwaukee Sting… Her 2009 17 Open team finished fifth at the JVA Championships in Louisville, Ky.
Appleman on Reetz: “The first thing I noticed about Erica was her tenacity on the court. She is a very skilled attacker who wants the ball and can finish consistently.”
Four Questions for Erica:
1. Why Yale? I couldn’t pass up this incredible academic and athletic opportunity.
2. Best New Haven restaurant? Prime 16
3. Favorite song? “Roll Out the Barrel”
4. Team Jacob, Team Edward, or Team Couldn’t Care Less? Team Potter.