Chants fall to Winthrop in Big South Tournament
Chants earn win in final regular season match for first time since 2008
Chanticleers fall 3-1 to the Panthers
The Chanticleers finish the regular season against High Point and Campbell
The Chants will play the Buccaneers at 6 on Saturday
Junior Season (2010): Appeared in all but two sets... Ranked second on the team in kills with 267, averaging 2.26 per set... Tallied eight double-digit kill performances, one being a career high of 21 against Radford on Oct. 16... Finished third on the team with 296 digs... Recorded a career-high 22 digs against
Sophomore Season (2009): Saw action in 16 matches and 29 sets... Set a new career high with seven digs against Wake Forest (Sept. 12)... Posted four blocks against High Point (Oct. 24) for a new career-high... Recorded a new career high assist record with two against Wake Forest (Sept. 12)... Notched a season-high nine kills against Wake Forest (Sept. 12)... Registered one service ace against Western Carolina (Sept. 19).
Freshman Season (2008): Played in 22 matches... Tallied 41 kills and 15 digs on the season... Set a career high with 10 kills on a .625 attacking percentage against Hampton (Sept. 20), while adding three digs in the contest... Knocked down five kills against Presbyterian (Nov. 15)... Against Winthrop (Nov. 11), picked up six kills and two digs... Registered five kills at Gardner-Webb (Nov. 7)... Tied her season-high three kills in the win vs. South Carolina State (Oct. 14)... Picked up two kills against North Carolina Central (Sept. 19)... Had three kills against Troy (Sept. 13)... Made her first appearance for the Chanticleers registering two kills against Winston-Salem State (Aug. 29).
High School: Two-time letterwinner on Air Academy's team and served as the Kadets' team captain during her senior season...Led the 5A Colorado Springs Metro Conference in kills and was selected Air Academy's Offensive Player of the Year...First Team All-Conference, Regis All-Tournament Team and Comcast Entertainment Television (CET) Player of the Game... First Team Academic All-State selection in both her junior and senior seasons.
Personal: Full name: Erika Ashley Lightsey... Daughter of Wayne and Bernadette Lightsey... Majoring in biology.