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LINK - Asheville-Citizen Times Story on Erika Joseph Wearing Retired No. 25
NOTE:Erika Joseph is brining back the Western Carolina retired jersey No. 25, that was shelved in 2006 in honor of Western Carolina University Athletics' Jayne Arledge ... In the summer of 2012, Joseph asked Arledge if she could bring the number out of retirement because it was the only number Joseph had worn in her prevous playing career ... Arledge agreed and Joseph will be wearing the number at Western Carolina for the first time since 2006.
2013-14 (Sophomore): Played in 32 games and started 30 ... Averaged 4.5 points per game ... First double-double of her career 16 points and 14 rebounds against UNCG (02/17/14) ... Scored in double figures four times ... Led the team in rebounding five times ... Season-high 115 points. 2012-13 (Freshman):Featured in the 2013 NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament Championship program ... Played in 30 games ... Averaged 2.0 points per game shooting 29.9 percent from the field ... Pulled down 85 rebounds ... Scored in double figures twice including a career-high 16 points against Davidson (03/04/13) where she also pulled down a career-best eight rebounds.
High School: Named 2012 Region 8 - 5A Player of the Year...Named to Georgia All-State team...selected to participate on GACA All-Star team - Junior & Senior year...2012 Naismith Awards Flourish Scholarship recipient...Named All-state Honorable Mention....During 2011-12 season, Erika led her high school team to a 30-1 record, winning the Region 8 - 5A Champions and advancing to Elite 8 in Georgia's 5A State Tournament...Named 2011 Upward Classic MVP...Erika finished her senior year at Parkview High School with 12.1 ppg, 11.2 rpg, 2.0 apg. Awarded,Team's 2012 Most Valuable Player. Achieved High School career milestones of 1000+ points and 1000+ rebounds. Leading Gwinnett County in rebounds. 3 x Scholar Athlete. Played AAU ball for Georgia Elite.
Personal: Erika Kamil Joseph..Daughter of Kirby and Early Joseph...Has one brother, Myles Lehman Joseph.