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    SEC Volleyball Players Of The Week

    SEC VOLLEYBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK (Oct. 8 – Oct. 14)

    SEC OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
    Christine Hartmann
    Setter, Kentucky
    5-11 • Sr. • St. Charles, Ill.


    • Directed the Kentucky offense to a pair of sweeps of SEC Western Division foes including handing Texas A&M just its second loss of the season in league action
    • Dished out 39 assists and led UK to a .351 hitting percentage in the win over the Aggies. .351 is the highest percentage yielded by Texas A&M this season and the 39 assists for a three-set match is a season-best for the senior
    • Had a squad-best eight digs and as well as a team-high three blocks in the win over Mississippi State
    • Averaged 11.30 assists, 2.00 blocks and 1.00 for the week

    SEC DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
    Ellen Mullins
    Libero, Tennessee
    5-6  • Jr. • Nashville, Tenn.


    • Averaged 6.12 digs per set as UT won a pair of matches on the road last week
    • Five days after posting a career-high 34 digs, Mullins added 32 digs in a five-set win at LSU
    • Tallied 17 digs in a 3-0 sweep at Arkansas. Added a career-high four aces in the win over the Razorbacks

    SEC FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK
    Laura Steiner
    Outside Hitter, Alabama
    6-0  • Fort Collins, Colo.


    • Tallied a team-high 33 kills as Alabama posted a 1-1 record on the road last week; averaged 4.12 kills per set with a .333 attack-percentage  
    • Had a career-high 19 kills to lead the Tide at LSU; hit .308 versus the Tigers  
    • Opened the weekend with a team-high 14 kills and a .379 hitting percentage at South Carolina

    OTHER TOP PERFORMANCES

    • Chloe Mann (MB, Florida) – Had a career-high-tying 20 kills against Auburn while tying her career-high in blocks
    • Alisia Kastmo (OPP, Texas A&M) – Led all players and tied her career-high with 21 kills in a 3-2 win at Arkansas
    • Elena Perri (MB, Georgia) – Had a career-best 10 kills vs. Ole Miss; hit .559 in a 2-0 week for Georgia
    • Meghan Mannari (L, LSU) – Posted 27 digs vs. Alabama; became the 12th LSU player to reach 1,000 career digs
    • Stephanie Minnerly (MB, Texas A&M) – Had a career-high and match-high eight blocks, including two solos, in the 3-2 victory at Arkansas
    • Allison Summers (L/DS, Georgia) – Notched a career-best 33 digs in five-set win over Ole Miss
    • Živa Recek (OH, Florida) – Had a match-high 17 kills in a win over Ole Miss
    • Khourtni Fears (MB, LSU) – Averaged 1.78 blocks per set last week; had a career-high 10 blocks vs. Tennessee
    • Ty Laporte (MB, Ole Miss) – Had a career-high 20 kills in a 3-2 loss at Georgia
    • Jasmine Eaton (MB, Georgia) – Tallied 11 kills and was one of five players in double-digit kills vs. Ole Miss
    • Sara Schwarzwalder (MB, Kentucky) – Logged seven kills and hit .667 in a sweep over Texas A&M