Player of the Week:  October 6, 2014

Each week during the indoor and sand seasons, one player originally reported as a recruit by AVSR Global is named Player of the Week for an exceptional performance.

2014 Week #6:  Ivana Kazic

Columbus State University
Reported to subscribers in 2013 by AVSR Global.
Home:  Belgrade, Serbia.
Sophomore, 5'8" Setter.
See Ivana Kazic’s bio and a news story at the Columbus State website.

Last Week’s Action:

• Kazic led Columbus State to two crucial wins in the Peach Belt Conference.  She scored 106 assists as the Cougars defeated Lander 3-1 and USC Aiken 3-2.
• Kazic managed to gather 30 digs in the two victories while delivering 11.8 assists per set.
• She ranks second among Peach Belt setters this year, averaging 11.3 assists in league play.

Excerpt from 2013 AVSR Global report:

“An intelligent, longtime setter ready to guide a swift, varied offense. … Excels at adapting to circumstances.  Her best talent is her reliability at making wise choices.”

Other Notables

Aleksandra Petronijevic

University of Memphis, Senior, 5'4" Libero.
Reported to subscribers in 2009 by AVSR Global.
Home:  Belgrade, Serbia.
Last Week:  Petronijevic reached a career total of 2,004 digs.  She collected 56 as Memphis defeated Tulsa and Southern Methodist.  She’s averaging 5.51 digs per set this season.

Ralitsa Hadzhistoyanova

Xavier University of Louisiana, Sophomore, 5'9" Setter/DS.
Reported to subscribers in 2013 by AVSR Global.
Home:  Razlog, Bulgaria.
Last Week:  Xavier posted its 49th and 50th consecutive victories against Gulf Coast league opponents as Hadzhistoyanova served nine aces with only one error.