Player of the Week: November 18, 2019

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 2019 Week #12: Stela Velinova

Campbellsville University (Kentucky).

Mid-South Conference, NAIA.

Reported by AVSR Global to subscribers in 2017.

Sophomore. 6'0" Middle Blocker/Opposite.

Home: Sofia, Bulgaria.

See Velinova’s bio at the Campbellsville website.

Last Week:

• Velinova led Campbellsville at the Mid-South Conference finals. She scored 25 kills at .396 efficiency in two tournament matches.
• The Tigers eliminated Pikeville 3-0, then fell in the quarterfinals to eventual tourney champion Lindsey Wilson 3-1.
• Velinova was Campbellsville’s top attacker in both matches.
• For the season Velinova led Campbellsville in hitting efficiency with a .278 mark, switching between middle and opposite.
• Velinova transferred to Campbellsville this year after her freshman year at Yavapai College in Arizona.
• In Bulgaria Velinova played for Sofia’s Central Police Volleyball Club.

Excerpt from 2017 AVSR Global report:

“Perceptive middle and a skilled, multi-purpose recruit. … Competes mainly as a middle but trains at six rotations as a middle, outside and opposite. … Likely to pursue a graduate degree in the U.S.”