Player of the Week: March 14, 2016

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.

Spring Week #2: Svenja Engelhardt

University of the Pacific. Graduated in 2011.
Reported to subscribers in 2006 by AVSR Global.
Current Team:  VC Offenburg (Germany).
Home:  Sinsheim, Germany.
5'11" Outside Hitter.
See Svenja Engelhardt’s bio at the University of the Pacific website.
See her bio with the German national team.

Last Week:

• Engelhardt led VC Offenburg over SV Lohhof 3-0 and into first place of Germany’s 13-team bundesliga south division. She won her second MVP award of her past two matches.
• Engelhardt graduated from the University of the Pacific in 2011 as the top attacker of the Big West Conference. She earned All-Big West honors in each of her four years.
• She’s prominent in Pacific’s record book as a hitter, blocker, server and defender.
• Engelhardt has played professionally in Austria and Germany since leaving Pacific. She has also competed for Germany’s national team.

Excerpt from 2006 AVSR Global report:

“A complete, perceptive player and a sleek, speedy athlete. … Can be a freshman starter as a six-rotation LH for a top-30 Division I team. … Plays a comfortable, intelligent game. … Placed third at the 2006 Under-19 Beach World Championships.”