Lauren Della has been playing both indoors and outdoors since she was 10, but has opted to focus on beach in college.
The final BIG EAST Volleyball weekly awards of 2018 have been given to Creighton’s Taryn Kloth who receives the Offensive Player of the Week, while Georgetown’s Kenzie Higareda collects the Defensive Player of the Week honor. Sanaä Barnes of Villanova picks up the Freshman of the Week accolade.
TCU’s élan McCall averaged 5.43 kills and 4.29 digs per set, while hitting .516 and converting 97 percent of her serve reception chances (33 of 34) en route to VolleyMob Player of the Week honors.
Arizona State’s Alyse Ford was tabbed as Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week, while Colorado’s Naghede Abu and Jenna Ewert were honored as Defensive Player and Freshman of the Week respectively.
Kentucky’s Leah Edmond, Madison Lilley and Alli Stumler were tabbed as SEC Offensive Player, Setter and Freshman of the Week, while Florida’s Allie Gregory earned defensive accolades for Week 13.
Illinois’ Ali Bastianelli, Penn State’s Jonni Parker and Wisconsin’s Syndey Hilley earn weekly honors from the Big Ten Conference.
élan McCall (TCU) and Keyton Kinley (Oklahoma) were named week 13 volleyball award winners. This week’s awards mark the sixth all-time for McCall and third for Kinley.
All but five of the 32 automatic bids to the NCAA Tournament have been claimed with a week remaining in the regular season. Four conference tournaments are ahead this week.
With an injury at the top and a 14th ranked win for Stanford, the Cardinal make the jump back to where they began the year.
The Kentucky volleyball team clinched the 2018 Southeastern Conference Championship on Sunday afternoon with a 3-0 sweep of Missouri as junior Leah Edmond became the Wildcats’ 25-point rally scoring era kills leader.