14 - Erin Foster
Birth Date: 03/25/1982
Height: 6-0
Year: Senior
Hometown: Shelby, Ohio
High School: Shelby
Position: Middle Hitter

Voss on Foster: "Erin is a very hard worker who has battled injuries the past two seasons. If she can get healthy, I look for her to challenge for a starting middle position."

2001 - as a sophomore: Played in 24 matches and saw action in 60 games...Took career-highs against Towson on 9-8-01 with six block assists and seven total blocks...Equalled her career-high with a pair of block solos at Kent State on 10-30-01 and against Oakland on 9-7-01...Played well in both regular-season matches against Horizon League tournament champion UW-Milwaukee...In the first meeting on 10-6-01, tagged a season-best seven kills and hit .316 (19TA, 1E) and followed on 11-3-01 in Milwaukee by hitting .400 with another seven kills (15 TA, 1E).

2000 - as a freshman: Played in 73 games and 28 matches...Ranked second on the squad in blocking with 0.76/game...Recorded a career-best five blocks against Towson on 9-16-00 and against UIC on 9-22-00...Had her first double-digit kill outing at UIC on 10-21-00...Hit .500 in that contest with just one error in 20 attempts...Named the team's most improved player.

High School: Won two monograms as a middle blocker and outside hitter for the Whippets...Team captain and most valuable player as a senior... Honorable mention all-Ohio, first-team all-district and first-team all-Northern Ohio League...Named Shelby's best offensive player in 1998 and `99

Personal: Born March 25, 1982 in Lancaster, OH... Daughter of Peggy L. Foster...Has a younger brother David...Majoring in communication and minoring in marketing


Kills: 11 @ UIC, 10-21-00

Assists: 2 vs. Toledo, 11-7-00

Service Aces: 1 (3x), last @ UW-Green Bay, 11-3-01

Block Solos: 2 (3x), last @ Kent State 10-30-01

Block Assists: 6 vs. Towson, 9-8-01

Total Blocks: 7 vs. Towson, 9-8-01

Digs: 4 (2x), last vs. UW-Milwaukee 10-6-01