Player of the Week: October 29, 2018

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 #10: Kateryna Tkachenko

Class of 2020 Recruit.

Reported to coaches by AVSR Global in 2018.

6'2" Outside Hitter/Opposite.

Home: Lubny, Ukraine.

Club: VK Novator.

Graduation: May 2020.

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Last Week:

• Tkachenko was a key force in two victories in Ukraine's Superliga. She scored 29 kills as VK Novator climbed into third place.
• At age 15 Tkachenko already is a standout in her first year at the top women’s level. She’s leading Novator in kills, aces and total points.
• Tkachenko has played middle blocker for Ukraine’s junior national team. She’ll switch to outside and opposite for 2019 competitions.
• She competed in track and field at younger ages, mainly as a sprinter.

Excerpt from 2018 AVSR Global report:

“Long, fluid and fast. Jump is easy and quick. … She’s a starting LH on a team that ranks among the leaders of Ukraine's top women’s league. … Played MB as her main position through early 2017.”