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    SEC Volleyball Players Of The Week

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - The Southeastern Conference announced its volleyball players of the week on Monday, recognizing outstanding performances around the league. Full list below.

    SEC OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
    Molly Kreklow
    Setter, Missouri
    6-0  • Sr. •  Delano, Minn.
     
    • Guided Missouri to a 4-0 week; the Tigers hit .351 as a team and averaged nearly 15 kills per set at 14.92
    • Named Yale Invitational MVP; helped Mizzou pick up three wins against teams that won their conference in 2012 and advanced to the NCAA Tournament
    • Averaged 12.38 assists and 2.38 digs per set last week to go along with a .375 attack percentage   
    • Helped the Tigers improve to 8-0, its best start since 2005
     
    SEC DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
    Emily Helm
    Libero, Arkansas
    5-6  • Sr. • Queen Creek, Ariz.
     
    • Paced Arkansas’ defense behind the block against Oklahoma and Kansas, a pair of teams receiving votes in the AVCA Coaches Poll
    • Equaled her career best with a match-high 27 digs in the first of two five setters against Kansas
    • Tallied 69 digs over three matches, good for 5.31 digs per set
     
    SEC FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK
    Briana Holman
    Middle Blocker, LSU
    6-0  • DeSoto, Texas
     
    • Named Rice Invitational Tournament MVP   
    • Averaged 3.90 kills and 1.50 blocks per set with a .508 hitting percentage playing in only three rotations
    • Posted a double-double of 15 kills and an SEC-high 10 blocks vs. Rice
     
    OTHER TOP PERFORMANCES
     
    • Allie Sawatzky (S, Texas A&M) – Recorded the team’s first triple-double of the season and the third of her career (10 kills, 48 assists and a career-high 16 digs) against UTSA
    • Simone Antwi (MB, Florida) – Had career day against No. 2 Stanford, hitting .706 for 13 kills in Florida’s upset victory
    • Meredith Hays (OH, Arkansas) – Registered 22 kills and nine assists in a five-set win at Kansas
    • Morgan Bergren (S, Kentucky) – Earned Kentucky Classic All-Tournament team honors; directed the UK offense to 13.5 kills per set and a .223 hitting clip
    • Lauren Teknipp (MB, Georgia) – Averaged 3.42 points per game last week; committed just three errors in 37 attempts
    • Ellen Mullins (L, Tennessee) – Named MVP of the Country Inn & Suites Invitational; scooped 98 digs over the weekend (7.00 dps average)
    • Nakeyta Clair (MB, Ole Miss) – Earned Magnolia Invitational All-Team honors; posted nine block assists vs. Arkansas State, tying the single-match program record  
    • Taylor Unroe (L, Florida) – Averaged 4.50 digs and 0.90 assists per set last week; had a season-high five assists against No. 2 Stanford
    • Kelsey Kinley (L, Texas A&M) – Posted double figures in digs in all three matches for TA&M; led the Aggies with 4.45 digs per set last week
    • Sarah Meister (L, Missouri) – Converted 72 of her 76 service receptions; averaged 4.00 digs per set in an undefeated week for Mizzou 
    • Jackie Napper (L, Kentucky) – Named MVP of the Kentucky Classic; averaged 3.91 digs and 1.64 assists per set last week 
    • Roxanne McVey (L, Mississippi State) – Tallied 25 digs in a five-set loss to Tulsa at the Baylor Classic 
    • Haley Smith (L, LSU) – Took over the libero position in LSU’s last two matches at the Rice Invitational; averaged 4.40 digs per set which included a career-best 24 scoops vs. Rice 
    • Kimmy Gardiner (OPP, Mississippi State) – Tallied a career-high 20 kills to go along with 14 digs in a four-set loss to Baylor
    • Jamie Lea (OH, Tennessee) – Averaged 4.79 kills, 1.36 digs and 0.93 blocks per set in a 4-0 week for UT  
    • Krystal Rivers (MB, Alabama) – Recorded a career-high 21 kills with a .731 hitting-percentage against UNC-Wilmington
    • Cati Leak (OH, LSU) – Paced LSU’s offense with 4.67 kills per set and is tied for the SEC lead with four double-doubles
    • Carly Kan (OH, Missouri) – Tallied 16 kills on .424 hitting while converting 17 of her 18 service receptions in a four-set win at Yale
    • Anni Thomasson (OH, Kentucky) – Had a career-high 12 kills on a .435 hitting-clip vs. Liberty; ranked third on the squad with 2.18 digs per set
    • Tirah Le’au (OH, Georgia) – Tied for the team-high in blocks with five; had seven kills, four blocks and three digs vs. No. 13 Nebraska
    • Sarah Wroblicky (L, Auburn) –  Named to the Active Ankle Challenge All-Tournament Team; had 15 digs, six assists and two service aces in four-set win over Troy 
    • Stephanie Campbell (MB, Auburn) – Assisted on 10 blocks over the weekend, including a season-high five in the win over Troy