Eichie makes conference's first team, Walbrecht and Matias garner honorable mention
2015: Limited due to injury early in season, seeing action in 27 matches (25 starts) for 91 sets... Tied for 2nd on team, 5th in Big West Conference at 1.04 blocks per set (95 total) while hitting 112-42-293 (.239)... Posted season-best 8 blocks twice: vs. Georgia Tech (9/12) and at UC Riverside (10/23)... Also had 7 blocks in home matchup with Highlanders a month earlier (9/30)... Finished season on a strong note, hitting 11-1-21 (.476) at UC Irvine (11/21) followed by 4-0-6 (.667) at home vs. Cal Poly (11/24)... Big West Academic All-Conference honoree for second straight year.
2014: BIG WEST CONFERENCE ALL-FRESHMAN... Appeared in all 29 matches and 107 sets... Finished 2nd on team, 7th in league with 1.07 blocks per set (6-109-115)... Hit 129-51-289 for .270 average, highest among Aggie hitters... Improved to .289 hitting and 1.24 bps in Big West play... Earned conference's Freshman of the Week honors for 10/6, thanks to 14-3-24 (.458) with 9 blocks in road trip at Cal Poly and UC Santa Barbara... Notched season-best 7 blocks on five different occasions, including three-set matches against UC Riverside (10/11 and 11/8)... Earned Big West Conference All-Academic.
ROCK CANYON HS '13: Two-time All-Continental League honoree, including first-team distinction as a senior... Also selected as team MVP... Two-time Academic All-State pick, graduating with highest honors with 4.16 GPA... Played club ball for Colorado Volleyball Association (Englewood, Colo.) for former Aggie assistant Darren Buckner from 2011-13.
PERSONAL: Born in Aurora, Colo.... Neurobiology, physiology & behavior major... Parents are Abraham & Julie Eiche... Third of four siblings: Isi (24), Ade (22) and Ehi (16)... Full first name is Aimanehi... Career highlight was hitting game-winning shot in Dig Pink five-set victory against RC's archrival... First non-California to play UC Davis volleyball since 2006.