Player of the Week: April 24, 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 #8: Aleksandra Niemiec

Saint Louis University.

NCAA Division I. Graduated in 2013.

Reported to coaches in 2009 by AVSR Global.

Current Team: VfL Oythe (Germany).

5'10" Outside Hitter.

Home: Chełm, Poland.

See Ola Niemiec’s bio at the Bundesliga website.

Last Week:

• Niemiec finished her fifth professional season with a 3-0 victory over league leader DSHS Köln in Germany’s Bundesliga North.
• This was Niemiec’s fourth year in VfL Oythe’s starting lineup.
• She doubled as a player-coach for this year’s team. Oythe placed third in the 13-team Bundesliga North.
• In the USA Niemiec spent her first two years at Jefferson College in Missouri, then transferred to Saint Louis University.
• In Poland she played for Szóstka Biłgoraj’s junior and women’s teams.

Excerpt from 2009 AVSR Global report:

“A high class, all-purpose player and dynamic athlete ready to be an immediate starter for a top-60 team at LH or RH. … Big jump, great arm speed and an expert variety of shots from all zones.”