35 Michelle Gajdka
35 Michelle Gajdka
Height: 5-10
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: San Francisco, Calif.
High School: International High School
Position: Outside Hitter
Major: Studying in the College of Arts and Sciences
m 30
k/s 3.14
h % .144
a/s 0.16
b/s 0.27
sa/s 0.15
d/s 2.41

SOPHOMORE (2017): UC Davis Invitational All-Tournament Team … started all 30 matches and played in 115 of 116 sets … led the team in kills (361) and kills/set (3.14) … second on the Broncos with 395.5 total points … finished the season with 277 digs, 31 total blocks, 17 aces and 10 double-doubles … recorded 10-plus kills in 20 of 30 matches, including 12 of the last 15 … had 11 matches with 10-plus digs … started the season with a 19-kill, 14-dig double-double in a five-set victory at American (Aug. 25) … led Santa Clara with 21 kills in a five-set win over No. 9 Kansas in Leavey Center (Sept. 15) … the Jayhawks are the highest-ranked team the Broncos have defeated at home in program history … had 14 kills and a career-high 18 digs vs. Portland (Sept. 30) … hit a career-high .391 (12 kills – 2 errors – 23 total attempts) in a sweep victory at San Francisco (Nov. 3) … set a career-high mark with 23 kills and added 12 digs in the season finale at Saint Mary’s … the Broncos scored 46 points against the Gaels in the third set, the most in a single frame in the Division I 25-point rally-scoring era (2008-present).

FRESHMAN (2016): Played in 15 matches and 23 sets with two starts in her first year as a Bronco … finished the season with 16 kills, 15 digs and a block assist … in her Bronco debut, recorded one kill on three attempts vs. UC Irvine (Aug. 26) … had two kills on four attempts at San Francisco (Oct. 7) … finished with season-best efforts of four kills and five digs at Pacific (Oct. 20) … had three digs, a kill and her only block of the season vs. Gonzaga (Oct. 29).

PRIOR TO SCU: Played volleyball at International High School in San Francisco … varsity volleyball MVP all four years … Jaguars made the playoffs in each of her four years … attended Junior Nationals every year since her first year of club volleyball at age 12.

PERSONAL: Born in San Francisco … parents are Mariusz and Mariola Gajdka from Poland … has an older brother, Matt … hobbies include running, drawing, driving, dancing … was a member of her Peer Councilor Club … career and future goals include owning a dog and “to be happy doing whatever I end up doing.”

Recent Games
Nov 3 at San Francisco W, 3-0
Nov 9 Pepperdine W, 3-1
Nov 11 Loyola Marymount W, 3-2
Nov 16 at San Diego L, 3-0
Nov 18 at BYU L, 3-0
Nov 21 at Saint Mary's L, 3-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 30 18
Sets 115 72
Kills 361 220
Kills per set 3.14 3.06
Errors 208 127
Total Attacks 1060 648
Hitting Percentage .144 .144
Assists 18 10
Assists per set 0.16 0.14
Service Aces 17 10
Service Errors 29 11
Service Aces per set 0.15 0.14
Reception Errors 30 22
Digs 277 172
Digs per set 2.41 2.39
Block Solo 4 3
Block Assist 27 21
Block Total 31 24
Blocks per set 0.27 0.33
Block Errors 11 7
Ball Handling Errors 1 1
Points 395.5 243.5
Points per set 3.4 3.4
Matches started 30 18
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 25 at American W, 3-2 1 5 19 8 62 .177 0 0 2 0 14 0 1 0 1 0 19.5
Aug 26 vs. Georgetown W, 3-2 1 5 15 10 38 .132 1 1 2 1 8 0 0 1 0 0 16.0
Aug 26 at Howard L, 3-1 1 4 14 9 43 .116 1 0 4 1 9 1 0 0 1 0 15.0
Sep 1 at Washington (No. 8) L, 3-0 1 3 8 7 28 .036 0 2 1 1 4 0 0 1 0 0 10.0
Sep 2 vs. Cal Poly L, 3-0 1 3 10 5 28 .179 0 0 2 0 15 0 0 0 0 0 10.0
Sep 2 at Seattle University W, 3-0 1 3 9 1 18 .444 2 1 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 10.0
Sep 2 at Seattle University W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 8 vs. Boise State L, 3-0 1 3 9 9 29 .000 1 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 9.0
Sep 8 vs. Portland State W, 3-0 1 3 7 3 22 .182 0 1 1 1 7 0 0 1 0 0 8.0
Sep 9 at UC Davis W, 3-0 1 3 13 5 30 .267 1 1 1 1 14 0 0 0 0 0 14.0
Sep 15 Idaho W, 3-0 1 3 10 4 35 .171 0 0 1 2 9 0 1 1 1 0 10.5
Sep 15 at Kansas 3 San José State 1   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 Kansas (No. 9) W, 3-2 1 5 21 14 57 .123 2 1 2 1 5 0 4 0 4 0 24.0
Sep 16 at Kansas 3 Idaho 1   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 16 at San José State L, 3-1 1 3 6 6 22 .000 0 0 2 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 6.0
Sep 21 BYU (No. 9) L, 3-0 1 3 8 4 21 .190 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 2 0 1 8.0
Sep 23 San Diego (No. 17) L, 3-0 1 3 13 5 28 .286 0 0 1 1 11 0 1 0 1 0 13.5
Sep 26 at Pacific L, 3-0 1 3 6 7 23 -.043 0 1 1 1 6 0 0 0 0 0 7.0
Sep 28 Gonzaga L, 3-2 1 5 18 3 43 .349 0 1 1 3 17 0 3 1 3 0 20.5
Sep 30 Portland L, 3-2 1 5 14 5 39 .231 1 0 0 0 18 0 1 1 1 0 14.5
Oct 6 San Francisco W, 3-0 1 3 15 6 30 .300 0 0 0 0 9 0 1 0 1 0 15.5
Oct 12 at Loyola Marymount L, 3-2 1 5 13 7 38 .158 0 0 0 3 9 0 2 0 2 0 14.0
Oct 14 at Pepperdine W, 3-2 1 5 17 13 56 .071 0 0 0 0 16 0 0 1 0 0 17.0
Oct 19 Pacific L, 3-1 1 4 4 10 25 -.240 1 1 2 0 4 0 1 0 1 0 5.5
Oct 21 Saint Mary's W, 3-2 1 5 20 8 52 .231 0 1 0 1 15 0 4 1 4 0 23.0
Oct 26 at Portland W, 3-0 1 3 8 4 31 .129 2 0 1 0 10 0 0 1 0 0 8.0
Oct 28 at Gonzaga W, 3-2 1 5 12 10 45 .044 2 1 0 1 9 2 0 0 2 0 15.0
Nov 3 at San Francisco W, 3-0 1 3 11 2 23 .391 0 2 0 1 9 0 1 0 1 0 13.5
Nov 9 Pepperdine W, 3-1 1 4 12 14 61 -.033 0 0 0 1 10 0 0 0 0 0 12.0
Nov 11 Loyola Marymount W, 3-2 1 5 10 11 40 -.025 1 1 2 5 6 0 2 0 2 0 12.0
Nov 16 at San Diego L, 3-0 1 3 6 2 13 .308 0 0 0 1 3 1 1 0 2 0 7.5
Nov 18 at BYU L, 3-0 1 3 10 9 31 .032 0 1 1 2 5 0 2 0 2 0 12.0
Nov 21 at Saint Mary's L, 3-2 1 5 23 7 49 .327 3 1 1 2 12 0 2 0 2 0 25.0
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
2016-17 15 23 16 0.70 13 66 .045 0 0.00 0 0.00 15 0.65 0 1 1 0.04 16.5 0.7
2017-18 30 115 361 3.14 208 1060 .144 18 0.16 17 0.15 277 2.41 4 27 31 0.27 395.5 3.4
Total 45 138 377 2.73 221 1126 .139 18 0.13 17 0.12 292 2.12 4 28 32 0.23 412.0 3.0
  m s k k/s e ta pct a a/s sa sa/s digs d/s bs ba tot b/s pts pts/s
Total 30 115 361 3.14 208 1060 .144 18 0.16 17 0.15 277 2.41 4 27 31 0.27 395.5 3.4
Conference 18 72 220 3.06 127 648 .144 10 0.14 10 0.14 172 2.39 3 21 24 0.33 243.5 3.4
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Home 11 45 145 3.22 84 431 .142 5 0.11 5 0.11 107 2.38 0 18 18 0.40 159.0 3.5
Away 15 56 175 3.13 97 512 .152 11 0.20 10 0.18 135 2.41 4 9 13 0.23 193.5 3.5
Neutral 4 14 41 2.93 27 117 .120 2 0.14 2 0.14 35 2.50 0 0 0 0.00 43.0 3.1
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Wins 15 60 199 3.32 113 600 .143 11 0.18 10 0.17 147 2.45 2 14 16 0.27 218.0 3.6
Losses 15 55 162 2.95 95 460 .146 7 0.13 7 0.13 130 2.36 2 13 15 0.27 177.5 3.2
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August 3 14 48 3.43 27 143 .147 2 0.14 1 0.07 31 2.21 1 1 2 0.14 50.5 3.6
September 14 48 152 3.17 78 423 .175 7 0.15 8 0.17 129 2.69 0 10 10 0.21 165.0 3.4
October 7 30 89 2.97 58 277 .112 5 0.17 3 0.10 72 2.40 2 8 10 0.33 98.0 3.3
November 6 23 72 3.13 45 217 .124 4 0.17 5 0.22 45 1.96 1 8 9 0.39 82.0 3.6