Player of the Week: March 28, 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 #4: Gabriela Nieto Gomez

Jacksonville University, Atlantic Sun Conference.
Reported to subscribers in 2012 by AVSR Global.
Home:  Zapopan, Mexico.
6'1" Senior.
Indoor Position:  Middle Blocker.
See Gaby Nieto’s bio at the Jacksonville University website.

Last Week:

• Nieto Gomez won four times in five matches, playing in the No. 5 flight for Jacksonville.
• She teamed with freshman Hanna McMahon to beat South Carolina, Texas Christian and Spring Hill twice. They fell to Alabama-Birmingham 2-1.
• As a team Jacksonville won three of the five matches. The Dolphins are 6-8 this year.
• Nieto Gomez is Jacksonville’s top middle blocker as in indoor player. She competed as a middle for Mexico’s youth and junior national teams.

Excerpt from 2012 AVSR Global report:

“Perceptive, longtime player. … Most experienced as a middle, but she has the skills to convert easily to LH or RH. … Outstanding blocking skills and awareness. … Elite student (NCAA equivalent 4.0/4.0). … Her parents met as competitive volleyball players.”  Video