2013-14 Athletes of the Week [Pictures]
The Baltimore Sun takes Athletes of the Week nominations from Friday night until Sunday at 6 p.m. Please provide name, school, class, sport, position, team results and the athlete's accomplishments for the week, with statistics by game, and other supporting information. Coaches also should provide a number where they can be reached Sunday night. You can email your nominations to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Girls Athlete of the Week (Nov. 20): Darla Svoboda, Dulaney, volleyball( Baltimore Sun / August 30, 2013 )
The standout hitter closed out her fine high school career in dominating fashion as she led the No. 1 Lions to the Class 4A state championship and a perfect 20-0 season. In Wednesday's state semifinal win against High Point, Svoboda finished with 17 kills, seven digs and three aces as the Lions won in three sets -- 25-15, 25-12, 25-15. In Saturdays championship match against No. 2 Severna Park, she had 16 kills and eight digs as the Lions again won in three straight by scores of 26-24, 25-22 and 25-20. Still weighing college options, Svoboda averaged 6.7 kills per set this season.
Others considered: Kasie Lambert, Sparrows Point, soccer; Alyssa Malanik, Century, soccer; Sheridan Street, River Hill, soccer; Hannah Warther, Century, soccer..