Player of the Week: November 11, 2019

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 2019 Week 11: Karolina Sawaniewicz

Midland College / Towson University.

NJCAA / NCAA. Graduated in 2013.

Reported by AVSR Global to coaches in 2008.

Home: Jaworzno, Poland.

Current Team: Płomień Sosnowiec.

6'0" Middle Blocker / Outside Hitter.

See Sawaniewicz’s bio at the Towson website.

Latest Action:

• Sawaniewicz captained first-place Płomień Sosnowiec through an undefeated month as it aimed to qualify for Poland’s first league.
• Płomień grabbed four wins in Poland’s II liga, dropping only two sets.
• Sawaniewicz has played in Belgium and Poland since her four years at Midland College in Texas and Towson University in Maryland.
• At Midland she was a junior college standout. The Chaparrals posted their best season in team history in 2010, earning a 35-7 record and reaching the NJCAA national championship tourney
• Sawaniewicz switched from middle blocker to outside hitter at Towson. The Tigers were 12-0 in the Colonial league in 2012, her final season.

Excerpt from 2008 AVSR Global report:

“Natural athlete and explosive attacker with a superior combination of quickness and strength. … Outstanding acceleration and arm speed. Great agility for attacking off-target sets. … Former setter.”