35 Michelle Gajdka
35 Michelle Gajdka
Height: 5-10
Year: Junior
Hometown: San Francisco, Calif.
High School: International High School
Position: Outside Hitter
Major: Studying in the College of Arts and Sciences
m 25
k/s 1.31
h % .119
a/s 0.23
b/s 0.12
sa/s 0.18
d/s 1.60

JUNIOR (2018)
Played in 25 matches and 65 sets with 10 starts … recorded 85 kills, 104 digs, 12 aces and eight blocks … 10-plus kills four times, all in consecutive matches from Aug. 25-31 … 10-plus digs five times … two double-doubles … career-high four aces vs. Boise State (Sept. 6) … season-high 13 kills two times … season-high 13 digs two times.

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 1 Portland L, 3-1
Nov 3 Gonzaga L, 3-2
Nov 8 at BYU L, 3-0
Nov 10 at San Diego L, 3-1
Nov 16 San Francisco L, 3-0
Nov 20 at Saint Mary's L, 3-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 25 15
Sets 65 29
Kills 85 18
Kills per set 1.31 0.62
Errors 56 12
Total Attacks 243 58
Hitting Percentage .119 .103
Assists 15 4
Assists per set 0.23 0.14
Service Aces 12 3
Service Errors 15 7
Service Aces per set 0.18 0.10
Reception Errors 13 9
Digs 104 35
Digs per set 1.60 1.21
Block Solo 0 0
Block Assist 8 3
Block Total 8 3
Blocks per set 0.12 0.10
Block Errors 2 1
Ball Handling Errors 0 0
Points 101.0 22.5
Points per set 1.6 0.8
Matches started 10 2
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 24 at Idaho L, 3-0 - 3 4 0 4 1.000 1 0 1 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 4.0
Aug 25 vs. New Mexico W, 3-0 1 3 11 5 26 .231 3 0 0 1 9 0 0 0 0 0 11.0
Aug 25 vs. Grand Canyon L, 3-2 1 5 13 10 38 .079 2 1 1 0 11 0 3 0 3 0 15.5
Aug 28 Sacramento State W, 3-0 1 3 11 4 28 .250 1 1 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 12.0
Aug 31 vs. Wake Forest W, 3-1 1 4 13 5 31 .258 1 2 1 0 10 0 1 0 1 0 15.5
Aug 31 vs. Ohio W, 3-0 1 3 7 3 16 .250 1 0 0 1 13 0 0 0 0 0 7.0
Sep 1 at Nebraska L, 3-1 1 4 3 10 19 -.368 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 4.5
Sep 6 Boise State L, 3-0 1 3 4 5 19 -.053 1 4 1 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 8.0
Sep 7 vs. UC Davis 3 Boise State 1   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 8 UC Davis L, 3-2 1 5 1 2 4 -.250 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 1.0
Sep 14 vs. Cleveland State L, 3-0 - 3 0 0 0 - 0 0 2 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 14 vs. Kent State W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 15 at Butler L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 20 at San Francisco L, 3-0 1 3 6 4 14 .143 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6.0
Sep 25 at Pacific L, 3-0 - 3 1 1 4 .000 1 0 1 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 1.5
Sep 27 Loyola Marymount L, 3-0 - 3 1 0 1 1.000 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Sep 29 Pepperdine L, 3-0 - 3 1 1 4 .000 0 0 1 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 4 at Gonzaga L, 3-2 - 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0.5
Oct 6 at Portland L, 3-0 - 3 1 1 7 .000 1 0 1 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 11 San Diego L, 3-0 - 1 0 0 0 - 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Oct 13 BYU L, 3-0 - 2 1 0 1 1.000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0
Oct 18 Pacific W, 3-1 - 1 0 0 3 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 20 Saint Mary's L, 3-0 - 1 0 0 3 .000 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 25 at Pepperdine L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 27 at Loyola Marymount L, 3-2 - 1 1 0 2 .500 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.0
Nov 1 Portland L, 3-1 1 1 1 1 3 .000 1 0 2 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 1.0
Nov 3 Gonzaga L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 8 at BYU L, 3-0 - 2 0 1 3 -.333 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Nov 10 at San Diego L, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 16 San Francisco L, 3-0 - 1 3 0 4 .750 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Nov 20 at Saint Mary's L, 3-1 - 3 2 3 9 -.111 1 0 0 2 13 0 1 0 1 0 2.5
  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
2018-19 25 65 85 1.31 56 243 .119 15 0.23 12 0.18 104 1.60 0 8 8 0.12 101.0 1.6
Total 70 203 462 2.28 277 1369 .135 33 0.16 29 0.14 396 1.95 4 36 40 0.20 513.0 2.5
  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 25 65 85 1.31 56 243 .119 15 0.23 12 0.18 104 1.60 0 8 8 0.12 101.0 1.6
Conference 15 29 18 0.62 12 58 .103 4 0.14 3 0.10 35 1.21 0 3 3 0.10 22.5 0.8
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 11 24 23 0.96 13 70 .143 3 0.13 7 0.29 24 1.00 0 0 0 0.00 30.0 1.3
Away 9 23 18 0.78 20 62 -.032 5 0.22 2 0.09 34 1.48 0 4 4 0.17 22.0 1.0
Neutral 5 18 44 2.44 23 111 .189 7 0.39 3 0.17 46 2.56 0 4 4 0.22 49.0 2.7
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Wins 5 14 42 3.00 17 104 .240 6 0.43 3 0.21 36 2.57 0 1 1 0.07 45.5 3.3
Losses 20 51 43 0.84 39 139 .029 9 0.18 9 0.18 68 1.33 0 7 7 0.14 55.5 1.1
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August 6 21 59 2.81 27 143 .224 9 0.43 4 0.19 57 2.71 0 4 4 0.19 65.0 3.1
September 8 27 17 0.63 23 65 -.092 3 0.11 5 0.19 22 0.81 0 2 2 0.07 23.0 0.9
October 7 10 3 0.30 1 16 .125 1 0.10 3 0.30 8 0.80 0 1 1 0.10 6.5 0.7
November 4 7 6 0.86 5 19 .053 2 0.29 0 0.00 17 2.43 0 1 1 0.14 6.5 0.9