Carins on Rickenbach: "Erin is versatile two-way player. She has outstanding defensive instincts, is a fearless header and enjoys getting into the attack."
High School: Four-year letterwinner at Hillcrest High School in Ammon, Idaho for coach Dave Coffman... Named the Post Register Player of the Year for 2013... Named to the all-conference first-team as a junior and senior, while earning second-team honors as a sophomore... Finished her senior season with seven goals and 13 assists.
Club: Played club soccer with La Roca for coach Pancho Ovalle... Helped the team to three consecutive state titles in 2011, 2012 and 2013... Team also won Disney Showcase and President's Day tournaments in 2013... Was a part of the Idaho and Utah State Olympic Development Program team from 2009-13... Named a Region IV Pool Player in 2011.
Personal: Daughter of Ned and Trenna Hillyard... One of six siblings... Majoring in secondary education with plans to teach high school math or science.