Erica Chichoni
Last School
University of Utah
Roster Years

Prior to BYU

  • Ranked No. 1 in Utah, top 10 in the Intermountain and top 150 nationally out of high school
  • Suffered only one loss throughout high school career and was a four-year varsity letter winner
  • Competed at state championship sophomore year and won state championship her junior and senior year at No. 1 singles spot
  • Finished senior season with 13-0 record amd made it to round of 16 at West Coast Nationals.


  • Daughter of Mikko and Monica Valimaki
  • Has two older siblings, Sami and Timo
  • Father (Mikko) was a member of the track and field team at BYU and earned All-American honors in the hammer throw
  • Involved in HOSA, National Honors Society, Operation Smile and Varsity Letter Club while at Orem High School


Season SIngles Doubles
2014-15 7-7 0-3
2015-16 2-6 2-3
Career 9-13 2-6
BYU Hall of Fame

Freshman Year

Sophmore Year 2014-2015

  • Went 7-7 in singles in her first season with the Cougars
  • Enjoyed four- and three-game winning streaks during the season
Junior Year 2015-2016

  • Went 1-1 at No. 3 doubles with teammate Natella Nabieva
  • Went 2-7 in singles play 
  • Played at No. 6 singles against former school (University of Utah)
Senior Year

Graduate Year

Redshirt Year

Medical Redshirt Year