Player of the Week: October 10, 2011

Each Monday in the fall, one collegiate player originally reported as a recruit by AVSR is named AVSR Player of the Week for her performance in the past week and current season.

Player of the Week:Martyna Gluchowicz

Cowley County Community College (NJCAA Division II)
Freshman; 6'0½"Right- and Left-Side Hitter
Home:Krzyzanowice, Poland
Reported by AVSR:January 2011
See Martyna Gluchowicz’s bio at the Cowley College web site.

Last week’s action:
• Led the nation’s top-ranked team in NJCAA Division II to five more victories, including a 3-1 win over Division I perennial power Iowa Western.
• Left-handed Gluchowicz has been Cowley’s leading attacker since the start of the season. The Tigers grabbed the #1 national ranking after opening weekend and haven’t let go.
• Cowley now stands at 25-2, including 10 victories over Top 20 opponents.

Excerpt from original AVSR report (2011):
“Ready to be an immediate starter at RH in upper/mid-Division I. Has always played six rotations and is recruitable as a primary passer, but she’s best at the net.”

Special Mention:Zuzana Markova

University of Louisiana at Monroe
Junior; 5' 11½"Setter/Outside Hitter
Home:Cesky Krumlov (photo #1, #2), Czech Republic
Reported by AVSR:October 2008
See Zuzana Markova's bio at the ULM web site.

Last week’s action:
• Continued to propel the turnaround of ULM, now 9-7 on the season after 40 consecutive losses during the past two years.
• Scored 29 assists, 19 kills and a .366 hitting rate as ULM beat Louisiana-Lafayette 3-2. The Warhawks are 3-3 in the Sun Belt Conference this year after going 0-83 since 2006.
• Has built a season-long triple-double, averaging 14 kills, 19 assists and 10 digs per match.

Excerpt from original AVSR report (2008):
"A world-class beach player, Zuzana is less refined as a setter but has vast talents at the position, including a superior competitive mentality. .... Dynamic attacker and crafty shotmaker. .... Plays a smart, imaginative game with few errors and outstanding awareness."