Player of the Week: October 2, 2017

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 #6: Laura Parts

San Jose State University.

Mountain West Conference, NCAA Division I.

Reported to coaches in 2015 by AVSR Global.

Freshman.  6'2" Middle Blocker/Opposite.

Home:  Parnu, Estonia.

See Laura Parts’s bio at the SJSU website.

Last Week:

• Parts scored 25 kills in two Mountain West wins, and San Jose State has its best record since 2001. The Spartans are 11-4.
• San Jose State won at San Diego State 3-2 and at Fresno State 3-1.
• Parts hit at .364 efficiency. She’s leading the Spartans this season in league matches with a .356 rate, playing opposite and middle.
• San Jose State moved to third place in the Mountain West with a 3-1 record. It’s the team’s best mark since joining the league in 2013.

Excerpts from 2015 AVSR Global report:

“Long, swift and rangy. … She’s technically sharp and physically gifted. … As an attacker she’s comfortable with an elite array of plays. Slides are an easy match for her speed and length.”

Update: Last Week’s Player of the Week

Radi Marinova

Long Beach State University, Big West Conference, NCAA Division I.
Reported to coaches in 2016 by AVSR Global.
Home:  Sofia, Bulgaria.
Freshman, 6'1" Middle Blocker/Opposite.
Last Week:  Marinova continued to be a key freshman starter, and Long Beach State split two matches in the Big West Conference. The 49ers fell to league leader Cal Poly 3-1, then beat UC Santa Barbara 3-0.