Player of the Week: November 30, 2015

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

2015 Week #14: Katie Adamson

Saint Leo University, Sunshine State Conference, NCAA-II.
Reported to subscribers in 2011 by AVSR Global.
Home:  Richmond, New Zealand.
Junior, 5'11" Middle Blocker.
See Katie Adamson’s bio at the Saint Leo University website.

Latest Action:

• Saint Leo enters the Division II Championship this week with Adamson as the team’s top blocker. The Lions will face West Florida in the South Regional quarterfinals.
• Adamson closed the regular season on a roll, scoring 23 blocks in the last four matches.
• This is Adamson’s second year at Saint Leo. She started her American career at the University of Louisiana-Lafayette, competing in the Division I Sun Belt Conference.

Excerpt from 2011 AVSR Global report:

“Springy, fast-twitch athlete with a long, lively body and a short, crisp arm swing. … Executes cleanly and plays a low-error game. … She can play MB or RH soon in mid-Division I, and she has the physicality and court instincts to continue improving.”

Also Notable:

Lise Alaiwan

University of Cincinnati, American Athletic Conference, NCAA-I.
Reported to subscribers as a 2015 transfer recruit.
Home:  Villeneuve Loubet, France.
Junior, 6'2" Middle Blocker.
Last Week:  Alaiwan stuffed Houston and Tulane for Thanksgiving, scoring 15 blocks in seven sets for two wins. She ended the season ranked second in the American Athletic Conference with 1.5 blocks per set. Cincinnati placed third in the 11-team league.