Player of the Week: September 23, 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 #4: Paula Neciporuka

Virginia Commonwealth University.

Atlantic 10 Conference.

NCAA Division I.

Reported by AVSR Global to subscribers in 2015.

Junior. 5'9" Outside Hitter.

Home: Kuldiga, Latvia.

See Paula Neciporuka’s bio at the VCU website.

Latest Action:

• Neciporuka earned all-tournament honors at the Carolina Classic. VCU defeated Radford, Colgate and host North Carolina.
• Neciporuka is a six-rotation mainstay for VCU. At the Carolina Classic she scored 27 kills, 29 digs, eight blocks and six ace serves.
• For the season Neciporuka is among VCU’s top three leaders in kills, digs, ace serves and serve receptions. The Rams are 9-5.
• VCU is two-time defending champion of the Atlantic 10 Conference regular season race. This year’s A-10 schedule opens this week.
• Neciporuka was one of the world’s top junior beach volleyball players. She won the 2015 Under-18 European Championship.
• She competed indoors for Latvia’s women’s and junior national teams.

Excerpt from 2015 AVSR Global report:

“Elite indoor and beach player. … Ready for six rotations immediately in mid-Division I. … Fast and springy. … Among the world’s top junior beach players. Aiming for a pro beach career after college.”