Player of the Week: April 24, 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.

Spring Week #8: Aleksandra Niemiec

Saint Louis University, Atlantic 10 Conference.
Reported to subscribers in 2009 by AVSR Global. Graduated in 2013.
Home:  Chelm, Poland.
Current Team:  VfL Oythe (Germany).
5'10" Outside Hitter.
See Aleksandra Niemiec’s bio at the Bundesliga website.
See her collegiate bio at the Saint Louis University website.

Last Week:

• Niemiec finished her fourth professional season with a 3-0 victory over Blau-Weiss Dingden in Germany’s Bundesliga North.
• This was Niemiec’s third year in VfL Oythe’s starting lineup. The win over Dingden lifted Oythe to fifth place in the 13-team league.
• In the USA Niemiec spent her first two years at Jefferson College in Missouri, then transferred to Saint Louis University.
• In Poland Niemiec played for the elite club Szóstka BiƂgoraj.

Excerpt from 2009 AVSR Global report:

“A high class, all-purpose player and dynamic athlete ready to be an immediate starter for a top-60 team at LH or RH. … Big jump, great arm speed and an expert variety of shots from all zones.”