Asseco Resovia Rzeszów

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Asseco Resovia Rzeszów
Asseco Resovia Rzeszów Mistrz PlusLigi 2012
Full name Asseco Resovia Spółka Akcyjna
Short name Asseco
Nickname Sovia
Founded 1910 (club)
1937 (volleyball team)
Ground Podpromie Hall
ul. Podpromie 10
35-035 Rzeszów
(Capacity: 4,300)
Chairman Bartosz Górski
Captain Jochen Schöps
League PlusLiga
Website Club home page
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2017–18 Asseco Resovia Rzeszów season

Asseco Resovia Rzeszów is a Polish professional volleyball team, based in Rzeszów, playing in PlusLiga. They are six-times Polish Champion and three-times winner of the Polish Cup. The club has had its current name since the 2006/2007 season. Asseco Resovia is ranked 7th (as of October 2016) in the Men's European clubs ranking.[1]

Achievements[edit]

Asseco Resovia before the match against AZS Częstochowa in Rzeszów on February 9, 2007.
From left Ignaczak (#16), Wika (#6), Grzyb, Mikko Oivanen, Redwitz and Kosok (#11) during the match with Paris Volley in season 2009/2010.
Before the match with AZS Częstochowa in the PlusLiga play-off in 2010.
György Grozer (#9) during his attack on September 23, 2011.
Krzysztof Ignaczak (#16) and Grzegorz Kosok (#4) during the time-out on September 25, 2011.
After winning Polish Championship in season 2011/2012.
Current captain of Asseco ResoviaOlieg Achrem after winning Polish Championship in 2012.
Medal ceremony of PlusLiga in season 2011/2012.

History[edit]

In season 2014/2015 Asseco Resovia has been playing in 2014–15 CEV Champions League. They beat Russian club Lokomotiv Novosibirsk (3–1) and lost in revenge match in Rzeszów (2–3) on March 11, 2015. They went to Final Four, which will be held in Berlin, Germany. Asseco Resovia will play with another Polish team – PGE Skra Bełchatów and for the first time in history two Polish teams will be playing at semi-final of CEV Champions League Final Four.[2] On March 28, 2015 Asseco Resovia Rzeszów beat PGE Skra Bełchatów in semi-final of 2014–15 CEV Champions League Final Four held at Max-Schmeling-Halle, Berlin. It was a historic match, where the semi-final played two Polish teams.[3] On April 28, 2015 Asseco Resovia won their 7th title of Polish Champion.[4] On 16-17 April 2015 Asseco Resovia was a host of 2015–16 CEV Champions League Final Four held in Tauron Arena Kraków. The team lost semifinal with Zenit Kazan and 3rd place match with Cucine Lube Civitanova, so Asseco Resovia took fourth place.[5] Russell Holmes received individual award for the Best Middle Blocker. In 2015–16 PlusLiga, Resovia took second place in regular season because of better set ratio than PGE Skra Bełchatów (Skra lost one more set than Resovia). In finale, ZAKSA Kędzierzyn-Koźle beat Asseco Resovia Rzeszów in three matches (0–3).[6]

Former names[edit]

2004–2006 AKS Resovia
2006–present Asseco Resovia Rzeszów

Coaches[edit]

2003–2007 Poland Jan Such
2007–2008 Poland Andrzej Kowal
2008–2011 Serbia Ljubomir Travica
2011–2017 Poland Andrzej Kowal
2017–present Italy Roberto Serniotti

Team[edit]

2017/2018[edit]

Head coach: Roberto Serniotti
Assistant: Lucio Antonio Oro
No. Name Date of birth Position
1 Poland Michał Kędzierski (1994-08-09) August 9, 1994 (age 23) setter
2 Poland Paweł Rusek (1983-01-21) January 21, 1983 (age 34) libero
3 Poland Lemański, BartłomiejBartłomiej Lemański (1996-03-19) March 19, 1996 (age 21) middle blocker
5 Czech Republic Ticháček, LukášLukáš Ticháček (1982-01-12) January 12, 1982 (age 35) setter
6 Poland Dominik Depowski (1995-10-27) October 27, 1995 (age 22) outside hitter
7 Poland Jakub Jarosz (1987-02-10) February 10, 1987 (age 30) opposite
8 Finland Elviss Krastins (1994-09-15) September 15, 1994 (age 23) outside hitter
9 France Thibault Rossard (1993-08-28) August 28, 1993 (age 24) outside hitter
10 Germany Schöps, JochenJochen Schöps (C) (1983-10-08) October 8, 1983 (age 34) opposite
11 Poland Aleksander Śliwka (1995-05-24) May 24, 1995 (age 22) outside hitter
12 Poland Łukasz Perłowski (1984-04-03) April 3, 1984 (age 33) middle blocker
13 Poland Masłowski, MateuszMateusz Masłowski (1997-06-13) June 13, 1997 (age 20) libero
17 Poland Możdżonek, MarcinMarcin Możdżonek (1985-02-09) February 9, 1985 (age 32) middle blocker
18 Poland Dryja, DawidDawid Dryja (1992-07-21) July 21, 1992 (age 25) middle blocker

Notable players[edit]

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