Player of the Week:  September 15, 2014

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

2014 Week #3:  Aleksandra Petronijevic

University of Memphis
Reported to coaches in 2009 by AVSR Global.
Home:  Belgrade, Serbia.
Senior, 5'4" Libero.
See Aleksandra Petronijevic’s bio at the Memphis website.

Last Week’s Action:

• Petronijevic became Memphis’ all-time digs leader, topping 44 years of Tiger history.
• She scored 97 digs in four wins last week and reached 1,859 career digs.
• Petronijevic ranks fourth in the nation in digs per set this year, averaging 6.03.
• Since 2011, Petronijevic has started every match for Memphis and played in every set.

Excerpt from 2009 AVSR Global report:

“Ready to be a starting libero immediately in the top quarter of Division I. … A superior recruit in terms of skills, competitive experience, athleticism, and off-court character.”

Other Notables Last Week

Gabriela Nieto Gomez

Jacksonville University, Junior, 6'1" Middle Blocker.
Reported to coaches in 2012 by AVSR Global.
Home:  Zapopan, Mexico.
Last Week:  JU’s leader in the middle hit .419 as the Dolphins cruised to three easy wins.

Kelsie Wills

Hofstra University, Senior, 6'1" Outside Hitter.
Reported to coaches in 2010 by AVSR Global.
Home:  Walton, New Zealand.
Last Week:  The Colonial league’s all-purpose star reached career totals of 1,587 kills and 1,012 digs.  She leads the league in kills and aces this year.  Hofstra has a 9-2 record.