Player of the Week: November 9, 2015

Each week 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.

2015 Week #11: Alyse Barclay

Nicholls State University, Southland Conference, NCAA-I.
Reported to coaches in 2011 by AVSR Global.
Home:  Tauranga, New Zealand.
Senior, 6'0" Setter.
See Alyse Barclay’s bio at the Nicholls State University website.

Last Week:

• Barclay guided Nicholls to two Southland Conference victories in its best week of the year.
• The Colonels defeated Abilene Christian 3-0 and Incarnate Word 3-2.
• As a teenager Barclay set for New Zealand’s junior and senior national teams. She also competed in netball, badminton and beach volleyball.

Excerpt from 2011 AVSR Global report:

“Alyse is a skilled, intelligent player and the best young setter in New Zealand. … She hasn’t faced much elite competition, but she has a sure sense for pushing the offensive pace. … She’s a low-risk, high-potential recruit, likely to adapt readily to collegiate training.”

Also Notable:

Erika Zembyla

Hillsborough Community College, Suncoast Conference, NJCAA-I.
Reported to coaches in 2013 by AVSR Global.
Home:  Nicosia, Cyprus.
Sophomore, 5'11" Opposite and Outside Hitter.
Last Week:  Zembyla led Hillsborough to Florida's junior college state title and a top-five seed at next week's national championship tourney. In three victories Zembyla scored 37 kills at .333 efficiency and gathered 27 digs. HCC is 31-5 and has won 16 consecutive matches.