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Mizzou's Carly Kan named SEC Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week

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From the Southeastern Conference

SEC VOLLEYBALL PLAYERS OF THE WEEK (Oct. 21 – Oct. 27)
 
SEC OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Carly Kan
Outside Hitter, Missouri
5-9  • Fr. • Honolulu, Hawai'i
 
• Averaged 5.64 points per set, 3.57 digs per set and 5.14 kills per set on .384 hitting as Mizzou secured a pair of road wins at LSU and Texas A&M
• Had a career-night in Missouri's four-set win at LSU, resetting career-highs in kills (24), points (26.0), digs (17) and blocks (four); her 26.0 points in the match are the most by any SEC player in a league match this season   
• Continues to be the Tigers' primary passer in the back row, converted all 32 of her service receptions vs. TAMU and finished the week 44-of-45 (.978)
 
SEC DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Jasmine Eatmon
Middle Blocker, Georgia
6-1  • R-So. • Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.
 
• Tied for a team best 13 blocks in a 2-1 week for UG
• Tied her season-high with six blocks in a 3-2 win over No. 15 Kentucky, Georgia's first win over UK since 2004; also recorded a season-best 10 digs vs. the Wildcats
• Blocked five shots versus Alabama
 
SEC CO-FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK
Krystal Rivers
Middle Blocker, Alabama
5-11  • Birmingham, Ala.
 
• Tallied 14 kills with an SEC and career-high .778 hitting percentage (14-0-18) in Alabama's 3-1 win at Georgia; added five blocks on the defensive end  
• Added 15 kills and three blocks against No. 15 Kentucky
 
SEC CO-FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK
Kimmy Gardiner
Opposite, Mississippi State
6-2  • Grapevine, Texas
 
• Averaged 4.00 kills and 2.25 digs per set last week in a pair of hard-fought matches at Kentucky and at Georgia   
• Notched her 10th double-double of the season (21 kills, 10 digs) in a five-set loss to UG
 
 
OTHER TOP PERFORMANCES
 
·         • Tirah Le'au (OH, Georgia) – Averaged 3.61 points per set in a 2-1 week for UG, notched one of the best performances of her career against No. 15 Kentucky with 18 kills on .343 hitting
• Shelby Sullivan (MB, Texas A&M) – Hit a career-high .682 and took match-high honors with 16 kills in three sets against No. 11 Missouri
·         • Alexandra Morgan (MB, Kentucky) – Averaged 2.50 kills per set on a team-high .436 hitting clip; also averaged a team-high 1.25 blocks per set in a 2-1 week for UK
·         • Ĺ˝iva Recek (OH, Florida) – Had a team-high 14 kills against Tennessee; scooped 14 digs vs. Auburn with no reception errors
·         • Katherine Culwell (OH, Auburn) – Earned her ninth double-double of the season with 12 kills and 12 digs vs. South Carolina
·         • Jazzmin Babers (MB, Texas A&M) – Tied her career highs in both points (13.0) and kills (10) while hitting a personal-best .529 in three sets against No. 11 Missouri
·         • Roxanne McVey (L, Mississippi State) – Tallied 26 digs in a five-set loss to Georgia; also averaged 0.88 assists per set over the weekend
·         • Sarah Meister (L, Missouri) – Averaged 5.43 digs per set in a pair of SEC road wins; converted 59 of 61 service receptions  
·         • Stephanie Campbell (MB, Auburn) –  Led Auburn with a .303 hitting percentage for the week (14 kills, 4 errors, 33 attempts)
·         • Anni Thomasson (OH, Kentucky) – Averaged 2.08 kills and 1.83 digs per set last week; posted 12 kills vs. Mississippi State, a career-best in league competition  
·         • Victoria Arenas (DS, Texas A&M) – Had a career-high and team-high 20 digs in a 3-1 win against Arkansas  
·         • Taylor Unroe (L, Florida) – Tallied double-digit digs in both of Florida's matches this weekend, two 3-0 sweeps to remain unbeaten at home; averaged 5.17 digs per set
·         • Alex Holston (RS, Florida) – Had nine kills, three digs and one block in a sweep of Tennessee

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