Krystal River’s Career Ends With SEC Player Of The Week Honors

  0 volleymob | November 28th, 2016 | College - Women's Indoor, News, SEC

SEC Volleyball Week 14 Player of the Week:

Krystal Rivers • Alabama Senior • RS • 5-11 • Birmingham, Ala.

Offensive Player of the Week:

Krystal Rivers • Alabama Senior • RS • 5-11 • Birmingham, Ala.

In her final two matches for the Crimson Tide, Rivers averaged 8.22 points and 7.22 kills per set. She led the team in kills (65) and hitting percentage (.357). Rivers became the all-time kills leader at Alabama during the match at Ole Miss, surpassing previous record-holder Erin Heffner (2001-04) for the school record. She ended her career with 2,148 kills. She tied a career high with eight block assists against LSU, six of which came in the third set. Rivers finished with 2,506.0 career points, which is also a school record.

Defensive Player of the Week:

Carly Kan • Missouri Senior • OH • 5-9 • Honolulu, Hawaii

Kan recorded a team-high 18 digs in each match this past week, good for 6.00 digs per set, as the Tigers claimed a share of the 2016 SEC Championship title. She surpassed 1,400 career digs at Mizzou, ranking fourth in all-time on the Mizzou Volleyball digs list. Kan’s 2.90 career digs ranks Top 10 in all-time on the Mizzou Volleyball digs per set list. She finished regular season pacing the Tigers in single-match digs 11 times.

Setter of the Week:

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

Monserez averaged 12.86 assists per set this past week as the Gators earned a share of this year’s SEC Championship. She tallied 52 assists in UF’s sweep of Arkansas, the second-highest total by a Division I player in a 3-set match this season. Monserez helped the Gators hit .315 for the week, including .412 at Arkansas, marking the eighth time this season the Gators hit above .400. She continues to lead the nation in assists per set (12.29), and is the only player in the country averaging more than 11.93.

Freshman of the Week:

Hollan Hans • Texas A&M Freshman • OH • 6-1 • Corpus Christi, Texas

Hans led Texas A&M with 4.50 points per set and tied for the team lead with 4.00 kills per set as the Aggies went 2-0 for the week. She took match-high honors in both kills and points in the 3-1 victory against LSU with a career-high 20 kills and 22.5 points. Her 22.5 points are the most scored by an A&M player this season (3, 4 or 5 sets), and her 20 kills is the most by an A&M player in a four-set match this season.

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