Player of the Week: November 23, 2015

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

2015 Week #13: Erika Zembyla

Hillsborough Community College, Suncoast Conference, NJCAA-I.
Reported to subscribers in 2013 by AVSR Global.
Home:  Nicosia, Cyprus.
Sophomore, 5'11" Opposite/Outside Hitter.
See Erika Zembyla’s bio at the Hillsborough Community College website.

Last Week:

• Zembyla led Hillsborough to third place at the NJCAA Division I Championship.
• The Hawks won three of four matches, falling only to tourney winner Southern Idaho.
• Zembyla was named to the all-tournament team. She paced Hillsborough with 41 kills, a .295 hitting percentage and 18 digs. The Hawks ended the season with a 34-6 record.

Excerpt from 2013 AVSR Global report:

“Perceptive, versatile indoor and beach player. … Ready to play six rotations as a LH or RH in upper/mid-Division I. … Calm competitor. She plays a smart, tough game.”

Also Notable:

Laine Cielena

Barry University, Sunshine State Conference, NCAA-II.
Reported to subscribers in 2011 by AVSR Global.
Home:  Krimulda, Latvia.
Senior, 6'2" Outside Hitter/Middle Blocker.
Last Week:  Cielena closed her superb career as a four-year force by excelling in her final two matches. She scored 27 kills and seven blocks in a win at Florida Tech and a loss at Florida Southern. A finance major, she was Barry’s Female Scholar-Athlete of the Year as a junior.