6 - Erica Reetz
Erica Reetz
Height: 6-0
Year: So.
Hometown: Thiensville, Wis.
High School: Homestead
Position: OH

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.

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.