Player of the Week: November 12, 2018

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 #12: Anna Budinska

Florida International University.

NCAA Division I. Master’s degree in 2015.

Current Team: VC Madrid (Spain).

Reported to AVSR Global subscribers in 2009.

5'10" Outside Hitter.

Home: Prague, Czech Republic.

See Anna Budinska’s bio at the FIU website.

Last Week:

• Budinska celebrated her birthday in Barcelona, winning a crucial road match in Spain’s Superliga. Madrid topped VC Sant Cugat 3-2.
• Madrid moved two points above Sant Cugat in Superliga standings.
• This is Budinska’s fourth year as a professional in Europe after five collegiate years in Florida as a beach and indoor player.
• She’s in her second year in Spain’s Superliga. Previously she led Switzerland’s VBC Val-de-Travers and Austria’s VC Tirol.
• Budinska was two-time beach champion of the Atlantic Sun league as an undergraduate at the University of North Florida.
• She won UNF’s top academic award for business undergraduates, then earned a master’s degree at Florida International University.

Excerpt from 2009 AVSR Global report:

“Anna is a perceptive, six-rotation gamer with adaptive skills and a knack for making good choices. … A sound recruit for LH or RH and a good bet to keep improving. … Accomplished beach player.”