Ilkson had a breakout season for the Pride in her junior campaign. Ilkson led the Pride in kills with 398 (3.46 per game) and digs with 573 (4.98 per game). She ranked fourth in the conference in kills per game and digs per game, and was fifth in points per game with 4.02. Ilkson recorded multiple match-highs for the Pride this season including her 25-kill, 28-dig performance against Williams and her 30-dig, 18-kill output against Eastern Connecticut.
She also received honorable mention honors by the New England Women’s Volleyball Association (NEWVA) for her outstanding play this season.
The Pride finished the season with a 23-10 record before falling to Wellesley in the NEWMAC Tournament semifinals.