Player of the Week: August 28, 2017

Each week of the spring and fall seasons, one player who was originally reported as a recruit by AVSR Global is named Player of the Week for an exceptional performance.

Fall Week #1: Erika Gelzinyte

North Dakota State University

Summit League, NCAA Division I.

Reported to subscribers in 2011 by AVSR Global.

Home:  Siauliai, Lithuania.

Senior, 6'0" Outside Hitter.

See Erika Gelzinyte’s bio at the NDSU website.

See video of Gelzinyte as a recruit in 2011.

Last Week’s Action:

• Gelzinyte led NDSU’s attackers at Arizona State’s Sun Devil Classic.
• She scored 31 kills and 28 digs as the Bison defeated Weber State and fell to Boise State and host Arizona State.
• Gelzinyte transferred to North Dakota State after starring for two years at Division II Columbus State University in Georgia.
• In Lithuania she competed for the country’s junior national team.

Excerpt from 2011 AVSR Global report:

“Powerful athlete and a disciplined, six-rotation player. … She combines a terminator’s mentality with controlled, varied shotmaking. … She’s a slugger, but her vision and patience might be her best talents.”