Player of the Week - November 16, 2009

Each Monday during the fall, one collegiate player originally reported as a recruit by AVSR is named AVSR Player of the Week for her cumulative performance during the current season.

Player of the Week:Svetlana Simic

Senior;5' 9"OH;Long Island University.
Home:Klek, Serbia.

Last week:Already a three-time Northeast Conference Player of the Week this fall, Simic dominated again. She scored 30 kills (5.0/set), a .348 hitting rate, and 27 digs (4.5/set) in sweeps of Bryant and Central Connecticut. The league kills leader, Simic was NEC Libero of the Year as a sophomore, then switched to outside hitter as a junior and was 37th in the nation in kills per set.

Excerpt from original AVSR report:"Speedy athlete, gritty competitor, and veteran player with superior ball-control skills, court range, and game knowledge. Long-time experience on high-level teams against strong competition." [March 2006]

See Svetlana Simic's bio at the Long Island University web site.

Special Mention:Julia Borecka

Senior;5' 10"OH;Florida Southern College.
Home:Jaworze, Poland.

Last week:The left-hander, second in the Sunshine State Conference in kills this year, closed out her run as Florida Southern's star attacker by posting 35 kills (4.4/set) in losses to St. Leo and Nova Southeastern. During the final two weeks of her career Borecka hit .344 with 4.6 kills per set.

See Julia Borecka's bio at the Florida Southern web site.