Player of the Week: April 8, 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.

Spring Week #4: Aleksandra Niemiec

Saint Louis University.

NCAA Division I. Graduated in 2013.

Current Team: VfL Oythe (Germany).

Reported to coaches by AVSR Global in 2009.

5'10" Outside Hitter.

Home: Chełm, Poland.

See Niemiec’s bio at the Bundesliga website.

Last Week:

• Niemiec and VfL Oythe topped RPB Berlin 3-1 on the road, earning their third consecutive victory in Germany’s Bundesliga North.
• This is Niemiec’s sixth professional year in Europe. It’s her fifth year with VfL Oythe, now in fourth place of the 13-team league.
• In the USA Niemiec spent her first two years at Jefferson College in Missouri, then transferred to nearby Saint Louis University.
• In Poland she played for Szóstka Biłgoraj’s women’s and junior 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.”