35 Michelle Gajdka
35 - Michelle Gajdka
Height: 5-10
Year: Senior
Hometown: San Francisco, Calif.
High School: International High School
Position: Outside Hitter
Major: Studying in the College of Arts and Sciences
m 23
k/s 0.98
h % .105
a/s 0.15
b/s 0.15
sa/s 0.13
d/s 1.15

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 16 at Gonzaga W, 3-1
Nov 21 Pepperdine L, 3-0
Nov 23 Loyola Marymount W, 3-1
Nov 26 Pacific W, 3-0
Dec 4 at Long Beach State W, 3-2
Dec 5 vs. Tulsa L, 3-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Matches 23 12
Sets 55 26
Kills 54 22
Kills per set 0.98 0.85
Errors 36 15
Total Attacks 171 66
Hitting Percentage .105 .106
Assists 8 3
Assists per set 0.15 0.12
Service Aces 7 2
Service Errors 8 4
Service Aces per set 0.13 0.08
Reception Errors 12 7
Digs 63 23
Digs per set 1.15 0.88
Block Solo 0 0
Block Assist 8 2
Block Total 8 2
Blocks per set 0.15 0.08
Block Errors 2 0
Ball Handling Errors 1 1
Points 65.0 25.0
Points per set 1.2 1.0
Matches started 3 2
Date Opponent Score ms s k e ta pct a sa se re digs bs ba be tot bhe pts
Aug 30 vs. Florida International W, 3-0 - 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Aug 30 vs. UT Martin W, 3-2 - 5 19 7 52 .231 0 2 2 1 10 0 4 1 4 0 23.0
Aug 31 vs. Marshall W, 3-1 - 3 0 0 0 - 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Aug 31 at Indiana W, 3-0 - 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 5 vs. CSUN W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 6 vs. Cal State Bakersfield W, 3-0 1 3 9 4 21 .238 4 1 1 0 13 0 0 0 0 0 10.0
Sep 6 at Fresno State L, 3-2 - 3 4 6 20 -.100 0 1 0 1 7 0 1 1 1 0 5.5
Sep 12 San José State W, 3-1 - 3 0 1 2 -.500 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 13 vs. Marist 3 Northern Colorado 2   - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 13 Marist L, 3-0 - 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 14 Northern Colorado W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 20 vs. Montana W, 3-1 - 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Sep 20 at Denver L, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 at Air Force W, 3-2 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Sep 26 at Loyola Marymount L, 3-0 - 2 4 2 10 .200 0 2 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 6.0
Sep 28 at Pepperdine L, 3-1 - 4 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 1 Saint Mary's W, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 4 San Francisco W, 3-1 - 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 10 at San Diego L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 12 at BYU L, 3-0 - 3 1 6 14 -.357 0 0 0 3 1 0 1 0 1 0 1.5
Oct 17 Gonzaga W, 3-0 - 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 19 Portland W, 3-2 - 2 0 1 1 -1.000 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Oct 24 at Saint Mary's W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 at Pacific W, 3-1 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 1 at San Francisco L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 7 BYU L, 3-1 - 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Nov 9 San Diego L, 3-0 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 14 at Portland W, 3-0 - 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Nov 16 at Gonzaga W, 3-1 1 4 17 6 40 .275 2 0 1 1 8 0 1 0 1 1 17.5
Nov 21 Pepperdine L, 3-0 - 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Nov 23 Loyola Marymount W, 3-1 1 4 0 0 1 .000 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Nov 26 Pacific W, 3-0 - 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Dec 4 at Long Beach State W, 3-2 - 4 0 0 0 - 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Dec 5 vs. Tulsa L, 3-1 - 3 0 3 10 -.300 0 1 0 1 3 0 1 0 1 0 1.5
  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
2019-20 23 55 54 0.98 36 171 .105 8 0.15 7 0.13 63 1.15 0 8 8 0.15 65.0 1.2
Total 93 258 516 2.00 313 1540 .132 41 0.16 36 0.14 459 1.78 4 44 48 0.19 578.0 2.2
  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 23 55 54 0.98 36 171 .105 8 0.15 7 0.13 63 1.15 0 8 8 0.15 65.0 1.2
Conference 12 26 22 0.85 15 66 .106 3 0.12 2 0.08 23 0.88 0 2 2 0.08 25.0 1.0
Exhibition - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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Home 9 17 0 0.00 2 4 -.500 1 0.06 0 0.00 13 0.76 0 0 0 0.00 0.0 0.0
Away 8 22 26 1.18 20 84 .071 2 0.09 3 0.14 24 1.09 0 3 3 0.14 30.5 1.4
Neutral 6 16 28 1.75 14 83 .169 5 0.31 4 0.25 26 1.63 0 5 5 0.31 34.5 2.2
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Wins 15 36 45 1.25 19 117 .222 8 0.22 3 0.08 41 1.14 0 5 5 0.14 50.5 1.4
Losses 8 19 9 0.47 17 54 -.148 0 0.00 4 0.21 22 1.16 0 3 3 0.16 14.5 0.8
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August 4 10 19 1.90 7 52 .231 1 0.10 2 0.20 10 1.00 0 4 4 0.40 23.0 2.3
September 7 18 17 0.94 13 53 .075 4 0.22 4 0.22 33 1.83 0 1 1 0.06 21.5 1.2
October 4 8 1 0.13 7 15 -.400 0 0.00 0 0.00 6 0.75 0 1 1 0.13 1.5 0.2
November 6 12 17 1.42 6 41 .268 3 0.25 0 0.00 10 0.83 0 1 1 0.08 17.5 1.5
December 2 7 0 0.00 3 10 -.300 0 0.00 1 0.14 4 0.57 0 1 1 0.14 1.5 0.2