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Ericson having another killer season for

Nevada senior outside hitter Teal Ericson of Tahoe City added another honor after being named the Oct. 15 Sports Imports/AVCA Division I National and WAC Player of the Week as she appears in the latest issue of Sports Illustrateds Faces in the Crowd published on Oct. 29.In the Wolf Packs match against Fresno State, Ericson hit .500 on 24 kills, while also tallying three digs and one block assist in the 3-0 win. Against Utah State, she garnered 14 kills, three digs and three block assists to lead her team to its second sweep in a row. She combined for 38 kills on the weekend.More recently, Ericson led the Pack (14-9, 10-5 WAC) past San Jose State with 30 kills one shy of her career record of 31 on senior night Saturday at the Virginia Street Gym in Reno.

Ericson, a 2004 North Tahoe grad, totaled 62 kills in the Packs three matches last week, which moved her closer to catching Michelle Mores (1999-02) total of 1,512 career kills for third place on the Nevadas all-time list.Ericson has 1,462 career kills and needs just 51 in the final three matches of the season to pass More. The Pack could play more than three matches, depending on how far they advance in the season-ending conference tournament. Currently, Ericson averages just under 17 kills per match through the 23 played this season. She also ranks second with 1,572.5 career points.Her career-high 31 kills, set against Hofstra earlier this season, is tied with More for the second best total in a match by a Pack player.

Lettered four years at North Tahoe High School playing for Tom LeFevers…named first-team all-state and Northern Nevada 3A MVP following her senior year…junior year was a first-team all-region and a second-team all-state selection…sophomore year garnered third-team all-region honors…three-time team captain and MVP…played 2001-02 with Silver State, 2003 with Capitol City and 2004 with Sierra Nevada volleyball club teams… 2002 Silver State team placed third at the Junior Olympics in Salt Lake City in the 17 open division.- Info from http://www.nevadawolfpack.com


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