Erika Valek, Purdue University


Full Name: Erika Yaneth Valek
Position: Guard
College: Purdue University
Height: 5-6 (1.68 m)
Weight: 146 (66 kg)
High School: Coronado HS (Lubbock, TX)
Birthdate: April 9, 1982
Birthplace: Bucaramanga, Colombia



HIGHLIGHTS
All-Big Ten Second Team, coaches (2004) … All-Big Ten honorable mention, media (2004) … Frances Pomeroy Naismith Award winner as the best NCAA Division I basketball player 5-foot-8 or under (2004) … All-Big Ten First Team, coaches (2003) … All-Big Ten Second Team, media (2003) … NCAA East Regional All-Tournament Team (2003) … Big Ten All-Tournament Team (2003).
High school Parade All-American and USA Today All-American (2000).

STATISTICS
SEASON G MIN FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT REB AST STL TO BLK PTS PPG
2000-01 33 798 79 191 .414 35 51 .686 81 93 57 74 3 212 6.4
2001-02 30 930 75 185 .405 50 63 .794 106 82 49 95 2 228 7.6
2002-03 35 1179 177 402 .440 96 116 .828 134 171 91 106 6 490 14.0
2003-04 33 1011 108 263 .411 46 60 .767 124 133 65 78 6 289 8.8
TOTALS 131 3918 439 1041 .421 227 290 .782 445 479 262 353 17 1219 9.3
Three-point field goals: 2000-01: 19-for-49 (.388). 2001-02: 28-for-74 (.378). 2002-03: 40-for-101 (.396). 2003-04: 27-for-74 (.365). Totals: 114-for-298 (.382).

(Photo courtesy of Purdue University)