Player of the Week: November 27, 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.

Week #14: Silvia Pertens

University of Houston.

American Athletic Conference, NCAA Division I.

Reported to subscribers in 2016 by AVSR Global.

Freshman.  5'11" Outside Hitter

Home:  Tallinn, Estonia.

See Silvia Pertens’s bio at the Houston website.

Last Week:

• Houston’s top freshman hitter finished the season strong, scoring 19 kills in a pair of home-and-away victories over Tulane.
• In her last four matches Pertens scored 39 kills at .231 efficiency.
• It was a resurgent season for Houston. The Cougars posted an 8-12 record in AAC matches after going winless last year at 0-20.
• Pertens competed for Estonia’s junior and women’s national teams.
• On the beach she placed ninth at the 2015 under-18 European finals.

Excerpts from 2016 AVSR Global report:

“Complete, mature passer-hitter. A veteran of high-level training and competition. … Big jumper and powerful attacker. Agile shotmaker at both pins. … She plays a low-drama, hard-nosed game.”