Player of the Week: December 5, 2016

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 Week #15: Lise Alaiwan

University of Cincinnati, American Athletic Conference, NCAA-I.
Reported to coaches in 2015 by AVSR Global.
Home:  Villeneuve Loubet, France.
Senior, 6'2" Middle Blocker.
See Lise Alaiwan’s bio at the University of Cincinnati website.

Last Week:

• Alaiwan scored a match-high six blocks as Cincinnati fell in the first round of the NCAA tournament to Florida State 3-1.
• Cincinnati is among the nation’s most improved teams. The Bearcats climbed to No. 38 in this year’s national ranking, up from No. 270 in 2013.
• Alaiwan has been Cincinnati’s top blocker for two years. She has averaged 1.2 blocks per set since transferring last year from Bordeaux, France.

Excerpt from 2015 AVSR Global report:

“Lise is a mature middle and a low-risk, high-stability recruit. She has the length, speed and savvy to be an immediate starter for a mid-Division I team. … Longtime experience against elite club competition.”