Skyhawk Volleyball | Alisha Erves
2014: Was a mainstay in the lineup, playing in all 30 matches while ranking second on the team in sets played (107 out of a possible 110)…Turned away a team-best 76 blocks (0.71 per set)…Compiled 147 kills (1.37 per set) on a .234 hitting percentage while also adding 80 digs, 16 service aces, 12 assists…Had at least four blocks in eight matches, including a career-high seven blocks in only three sets against Jacksonville State on Oct. 4…Slammed down a season-best 11 kills in OVC matches against Southeast Missouri (Sept. 30) and SIU Edwardsville (Oct. 31)…Was named to the OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll.
2013: Showed enormous potential during her freshman campaign, seeing time in 73 sets…Led the team with 0.71 blocks per set (52 total blocks)…Slammed down 86 kills (1.18 per set), including a season-best nine kills against only one error in 17 attempts (.471 attack percentage) at Alabama A&M on Sept. 24…Had eight kills (with zero errors) in 20 attempts for a .400 hitting percentage against Eastern Kentucky on Oct. 25…Had 15 multi-block performances, including a career-high six blocks at Bradley (Aug. 31) and against Nicholls State (Sept. 14)...Her 0.87 blocks per set in OVC play ranked 10th in the league…Was named to the OVC Commissioner’s Honor Roll.
BEFORE UTM: Coming off back-to-back Georgia state championships at Sandy Creek High School playing for head coach Paul Collins…Helped the Patriots bring home the AAAA state championship in 2012, AAA state title in 2011 and were AAA state runner-up in 2010…Helped SCHS post a 44-7 record last year, boosted by a 21-match winning streak…Finished in the top-five in the state with 122 kills and came up big in the state finals against St. Pius X, turning away a match-high three blocks.
PERSONAL: Born on Nov. 3, 1994…Daughter of Carl and Paula Erves…Has an older brother, Marcus, who played basketball at Rust College…Majoring in communications.