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CareerTimeline

Most Notable

  • Volleyball icon Best Attacker at the 2019 ParaVolley World Super 6
  • Volleyball icon MVP and Best Spiker at 2019 Parapan American Games
  • Volleyball icon USA Volleyball Female Sitting Player of the Year in 2013, 2016, 2018
  • Volleyball icon MVP and Best Spiker of the 2017 World ParaVolley World Super 6 Tournament
  • Volleyball icon MVP and Best Receiver of the 2016 Paralympic Games
  • Volleyball icon Finalist for the Women's Sports Foundation's Sportswoman of the Year award in 2016 and 2017
  • Volleyball icon Nominated for a 2016 ESPY for "Best Female Athlete with a Disability"
  • Volleyball icon Member of the U.S. Women's Sitting Team that was named "Best Paralympic Team" at the 2016 Team USA Awards
  • Volleyball icon MVP and Best Spiker of the 2016 World ParaVolley Intercontinental Cup
  • Volleyball icon Best server at the 2011 Parapan American Zonal Championships
  • Volleyball icon Best Blocker at the 2008 Intercontinental Cup

Events

  • flag 2020 Exhibitions vs Brazil at Colorado Crossroads
  • Medal 2019 ParaVolleyball World Super 6 - Gold
  • Medal 2019 Parapan American Games - Gold
  • flag 2019 USA Exhibitions vs Russia at USA Volleyball Opens
  • flag 2019 USA Exhibitions vs Canada at Colorado Crossroads
  • Medal 2018 ParaVolley World Championships - Silver
  • Medal 2018 Dutch Tournament - Gold
  • flag 2018 USA Exhibitions vs Canada at USA Volleyball Opens
  • flag 2018 USA Exhibitions vs Canada and Russia at Colorado Crossroads
  • Medal 2017: World ParaVolley World Super 6 - Silver
  • flag 2017 Exhibition matches vs Canada
  • 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro - Gold
  • Medal 2016 ParaVolley Intercontinental Cup - Gold
  • flag 2016 Exhibition Tournament vs. Russia
  • Medal 2016 Dutch Exhibition Tournament - First
  • Medal 2015 Parapan American Games - Gold
  • Medal 2014 ParaVolley World Championships - Silver
  • 2012 Paralympic Games in London - Silver
  • Medal 2012 Volleyball Masters - Gold
  • Medal 2011 Parapan American Zonal Championships - Gold
  • Medal 2011 ECVD Continental Cup - Gold
  • Medal 2010 WOVD Sitting Volleyball World Championships - Silver
  • Medal 2010 Parapan American Championship - Gold
  • Medal 2010 World Organization for Volleyball Disabled (WOVD) World Cup - Gold
  • Medal 2009 Parapan American Zonal Championship - Gold
  • Medal 2009 Eurocup - Gold
  • 2008 Paralympic Games in Beijing - Silver
  • Medal 2008 World Organization Volleyball for Disabled (WOVD) Intercontinental Cup - Bronze
  • Medal 2007 Sitting Volleyball Invitational - Silver

Personal Highlights

  • Volleyball icon She is a below-the-knee amputee, right leg. She was born with a bone that prevented her leg from being fully developed. After 18 failed surgeries, her parents opted for amputation when she was 9.
  • Volleyball icon Joined the U.S. Women's Sitting Team in 2007 when she was 14 and "didn't speak for the first three years"
  • Volleyball icon Parents are Kevin and Brenda Erickson, Sister is named Stephanie
  • On playing on the national team and coaching 11s“I love that I can go compete on the sitting team and be that gold medal team, and fight, fight, fight, And then I get to watch where everything begins. I see that progression, and it makes me enjoy the sport a lot more.”