Player of the Week: April 10, 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.

Spring Week #6: Radostina Marinova

Class of 2017 recruit.
Reported to coaches in 2016 by AVSR Global.
Home:  Sofia, Bulgaria.
6'1½" Middle Blocker/Opposite.
See Radi Marinova’s profile at the European Confederation website.

Latest Action:

• Marinova has reached the semifinals of the Bulgarian women’s national championship. This is her second year as a starter in Bulgaria’s top league.
• Marinova’s team, Kazanlak Volley, will face defending national champion VC Maritza Plovdiv in a best-of-three semifinal series.
• Marinova has trained in Bulgaria's national team program since 2013.
• She competed in rhythmic gymnastics before taking up volleyball.

Excerpt from 2016 AVSR Global report:

“Radi is a sleek, highly skilled middle hitter and blocker.  She has the physicality, experience and technical maturity to be a freshman starter in high-Division I as either a middle or an opposite.”