WASHINGTON – After leading American in a pair of NCAA Tournament matches, freshman volleyball player Aleksandra Kazala has been selected as the GEICO AU Student-Athlete of the Week.
Kazala scored a match-high 14 kills in the Eagles' NCAA first-round win over 22nd-ranked Kentucky on Friday. The Debica, Poland, native hit .406 for the match, as the Eagles posted 26-24, 25-17, 25-20 set wins against the Wildcats to advance to the second round.
Kazala also recorded a team-leading eight kills and eight assists in the Eagles' second-round loss to 12th-seeded host Ohio State on Saturday.
The Eagles finished the 2015 season with a 28-7 overall record.