Player of the Week: April 3, 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.

Spring Week #5: Zoyia Konstantopoulou

Long Beach State University.

Big West Conference, NCAA Division I.

Reported to coaches in 2013 by AVSR Global.

6'0" Junior. Beach and indoor.

Home: Limassol, Cyprus.

See Konstantopoulou’s bio at the LBSU website.

Last Week:

• Konstantopoulou won six of eight beach matches for Long Beach State, playing at the No. 3 and No. 4 flights. She’s 14-4 this season.
• LBSU is ranked sixth nationally with an 18-3 team record.
• Konstantopoulou partnered with freshman Nicci Reinking to defeat nationally ranked Stanford and Saint Mary’s last week. She teamed with junior Megan Kruidhof in a loss to fifth-ranked Cal Poly.
• LBSU is aiming to return to the national championship tourney for the fifth time in seven years. The 49ers won the title in 2013.

Excerpt from 2013 AVSR Global report:

“Long, swift left-hander with versatile skills. … Can play six rotations as a RH. … She’s been the top-rated women’s beach player in Cyprus since 2012. … Fast-paced personality. She’s alive and intelligent.”