Player of the Week: November 12, 2012

Each Monday in the fall, one player originally reported as a recruit by AVSR Global is named Player of the Week for her performance of the past week and current season.

Player of the Week:Iva Partaleva

Binghamton University
Senior, 5'11"Outside Hitter
Home:Kyustendil, Bulgaria
Reported by AVSR Global:August 2008
See Iva Partaleva’s bio at the Binghamton University web site.

Last week’s action:

• Scored 21 kills and four blocks to power Binghamton over host Stony Brook 3-2. The win moves Binghamton into the semifinals of this week’s America East championship.
• Partaleva is averaging 3.9 kills per set in America East matches while swinging at .222 efficiency. It’s her second year as the Bearcats’ top terminator.
• An academic star, Partaleva is on the America East and Binghamton AD Honor Rolls.

Excerpt from original AVSR Global report (2008):

“Powerful athlete, hard-charging competitor and all-purpose player without elite training. Her skills and game exceed those of her teammates in a one-club town, and she has a great range of physical, mental and emotional talents for higher-level development.”

Special Mention:Viktorija Jablonska

Texas Woman’s University (NCAA Division II)
Senior, 5'11"Right-Side Hitter / Setter
Home:Daugavpils, Latvia
Reported by AVSR Global:January 2009
See Viktorija Jablonska’s bio at the Texas Woman’s University web site.

Last week’s action:

• The all-purpose star guided TWU past Lone Star Conference leader Angelo State 3-1. She scored 16 kills, 18 assists, five blocks, and five digs while attacking at a .294 rate.
• Jablonska, last year’s LSC Offensive Player of the Year, has led TWU to its best season since 1996. The Pioneers are 22-7, and Jablonska is a three-time LSC Player of the Week.

Excerpt from original AVSR Global report (2009):

“A mature and unusually versatile player. .... Can set and/or play RH for a Top 40 Division I team. .... Routinely plays LH, MB and RH within the same match on her club team.”