Player of the Week: October 14, 2013

Each Monday during the indoor and beach seasons, one player originally reported as a recruit by AVSR Global is named Player of the Week for an exceptional performance.

Week #8: Vladislava Kopanarova

MidAmerica Nazarene University
Senior, Middle Blocker
Home: Razlog, Bulgaria.
Reported by AVSR Global in 2010.
Vladi Kopanarova’s bio at the MNU web site.

Last Week’s Action:

• Kopanarova has led MNU, now 19-1, to its best season in the team’s history.
• She dominated again in two wins last week, scoring 24 kills at .391 efficiency.
• MNU is ranked sixth nationally in the NAIA and undefeated in the Heart of America league.
Video highlights at the MNU web site.

Excerpt from 2010 AVSR Global report:

“Sleek, swift, and dynamic. … Generates big power and stunning moments with a whipping swing, a lively body, and long arms. … Best as a MB, but RH and LH are options.”

Other Notables Last Week:

Jelena Cobanovic

Northeastern Junior College (Colorado), Sophomore, Libero.
Home: Novi Sad, Serbia.
Leads the nation with 7.95 digs/set in NJCAA league play. She added 102 in four wins.

Aleksandra Nowak

Kent State University, Senior, Setter.
Home: Damnica, Poland.
The four-year starter guided Kent over league leader Ohio, then swept Central Michigan.
See video highlights of last week’s action.