Erika Yaneth Valek (born April 9, 1982 in Bucaramanga, Colombia) is a former college basketball player for the Purdue Boilermakers.
Valek played for Lubbock Coronado High School in Lubbock, Texas, where she was named a WBCA All-American. She participated in the 2000 WBCA High School All-America Game where she scored six points.
Valek, a point guard, won the Frances Pomeroy Naismith Award as the best women's college basketball player under 5'8" in 2004. She was also named to the 2003 All-Big Ten team and the 2003 NCAA East Regional all-tournament team.
She was drafted in the 2004 WNBA Draft by the Detroit Shock and was traded with college teammate Shereka Wright and Sheila Lambert for Chandi Jones in a draft day deal to the Phoenix Mercury. Valek, however, was cut by the Mercury before the regular season and did not play for the team.