2011-12: Competed in 28 games in his freshman campaign… Played six minutes in the season-opener vs. Penn and collected two points and three rebounds... Produced a sterling season-best 15-point, 9-rebound effort in a reserve role (30 mins.) vs. Loyola on Nov. 17... Started for the first time in his career at American (Dec. 1), but was held off the board in 18 minutes... Rejected three Vermont shots in eight minutes of action on Jan. 22... Hit all four free throw attempts in the victory at Binghamton on Feb. 15… Played 23 minutes, most in league play, in the regular season finale at Vermont on Feb. 25.
Background: A low post candidate at UMBC that started for all four years at the prep level… Competed for the Hun School as a junior and a senior after playing at Abington Friends School during his first two years… Did not start competing in the sport until he was 14 years old… Adopted at that age by Chrystie Cannon after spending some time in a group home and in homeless shelters… Displayed steady improvement during his high school tenure, peaking at 13.6 points and six rebounds as a senior… Received Coaches’ Award for his efforts as the Raiders went 16-13 a year ago… Earned All-League honors as a sophomore at Abington Friends, where he averaged 12.2 points and seven caroms per game… Lists his best game as a 26-point, 16-rebound effort vs. the Hotchkiss School during his junior campaign… Head of the Black Student Union for two years at the Hun School and received the Residential Life Award as a senior… A member of the debate team at Abington Friends and the disciplinary committee at the Hun School… Interested in a career in international business… Lists favorite NBA player as Carmelo Anthony and enjoys seafood… Has two siblings, Blake and Drew Erickeson… Born Oct. 30, 1991.