Player of the Week: March 13, 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.

Spring Week #2: Laura Parts

San Jose State University.

Mountain West Conference, NCAA Division I.

Reported to AVSR Global subscribers in 2015.

6'2" Sophomore. Beach and indoor.

Home: Parnu, Estonia.

See Laura Parts’s bio at the SJSU website.

Latest Action:

• Parts won five of her first six matches to open the beach season.
• She teamed with Kaitlynn Zdroik in wins over Stanford, Arizona State, Tulane, Boise State and Portland. They fell only to California.
• For SJSU’s indoor team Parts has switched between opposite, middle and outside hitter. She played middle for Estonia’s national team.
• Parts trained in gymnastics before focusing on volleyball.

Excerpt from 2015 AVSR Global report:

“Long, swift and rangy. … She’s technically sharp and physically gifted. … As an attacker she’s comfortable with an elite array of plays and sets. Slides are an easy match for her speed and length.”

Update: Last Week’s Player of the Week

Anete Brinke

Long Beach State University, Big West Conference, NCAA Division I.
Reported to subscribers in 2013 by AVSR Global.
6'2" Junior. Beach and indoor.
Home: Riga, Latvia.
Latest Action:  Brinke advanced to a 6-0 record in the sand, partnering with Sasha Karelov at the No. 2 and No. 3 flights. Long Beach State is aiming to return to the national finals for the fifth time in seven years.