Florida, Kentucky and Missouri Earn SEC Week 8 Honors

  0 volleymob | October 17th, 2016 | College - Women's Indoor, News, SEC

SEC Volleyball Week 8 Player of the Week:

Allie Monserez • Florida Redshirt Sophomore • 5-9 • Windermere, Fla.

Offensive Player of the Week:

Melanie Crow • Missouri Redshirt Junior • OH • 6-1 • Wildwood, Mo.

Crow posted a team-high 23 kills in Missouri’s 3-2 comeback win at Alabama Sunday as the Tigers remain undefeated in league play. Her 23 kills marked a career high and her third 20-plus kill match of the season. Crow also recorded 16 digs in the match for her team-leading seventh double-double this season. She averaged 4.80 points, 4.60 kills and 3.20 digs per set in the road win.

Defensive Player of the Week:

Rhamat Alhassan • Florida Junior • MB • 6-4 • Glenarden, Md.

Alhassan averaged 1.71 blocks per set in a pair of road victories for the Gators. She registered 10 total blocks in Florida’s four-set road win over defending SEC champion Texas A&M, becoming the only player in the SEC this year with 15-plus kills and 10-plus blocks in a match and recording just the fourth double-double by an SEC player that included 10 blocks. Alhassan’s 10 blocks also tied the third highest total by an SEC player in a four-set match this season.

Setter of the Week:

Allie Monserez • Florida Redshirt Sophomore • 5-9 • Windermere, Fla.

Monserez recorded 89 assists over two wins for the Gators this past weekend. She matched her career high with 57 assists in Florida’s win at Texas A&M, which also tied the highest total by any SEC player in a four-set match this season. Monserez posted her third double-double of the season at LSU, logging 32 assists and a career-high 16 digs. She continues to lead the SEC in assists per set (12.35) and has the Gators atop the SEC in hitting percentage (.323).

Freshman of the Week:

Leah Edmond • Kentucky Freshman • OH • 6-0 • Lexington, Ky.

Edmond averaged 4.17 points and 3.50 kills per set in a pair of three-set wins at Memorial Coliseum as Kentucky improved to 8-0 in conference play. She registered 11 digs, eight kills and two total blocks against Arkansas. Edmond then recorded 13 kills, eight digs and two total blocks against Ole Miss.

Courtesy of The SEC

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