Texas A&M junior outside hitter Hollann Hans had six aces to obliterate the program’s 35-year-old all-time record for aces in a season with 64, and senior libero Amy Houser capped her career in record-setting fashion as the Aggies came from behind to defeat LSU in five sets.
Texas A&M (12-11, 5-6 SEC) plays its second match of a three-match road swing Wednesday as the Aggies take on Auburn (10-11, 3-8 SEC) in Auburn.
Texas A&M (12-10, 5-5 SEC) begins a three-match road swing Sunday as the Aggies take on 24th-ranked Missouri (19-4, 9-2 SEC) in Columbia.
Texas A&M (12-7, 5-2 SEC) begins a crucial three-match homestand on Friday when the Aggies play host to Tennessee (14-5, 5-2 SEC) for their annual “Dig Pink” match.
9th-ranked Florida and 19th-ranked Kentucky stayed perfect in SEC action with 8-0 and 6-0 marks, respectively. LSU, Texas A&M and RV Missouri all chalked up conference wins on Sunday as well.
10th-ranked Florida registered 20 blocks, the 2nd-highest total recorded in the rally-scoring era, to halt RV Georgia’s upset bid 3-2 on Sunday afternoon. The Gators remain undefeated in SEC action, as Taelor Kellum and Mia Sokolowski notched career-high block totals.
Texas A&M riding its best-ever start in Southeastern Conference play at 3-0, puts its undefeated SEC record on the line Friday against 10th-ranked (AVCA 11) Florida (4-0 SEC) in Gainesville.
Missouri’s Leketor Member-Meneh, Texas A&M’s Amy Houser and Camille Conner, and Kentucky’s Madison Lilley and Alli Stumler were honored by the SEC as players of the week for the league opening week.
Texas A&M knocked off RV Georgia in 5 sets, otherwise favored SEC programs earned victories to close out opening weekend. RV South Carolina, Missouri, 11th-ranked Florida and Texas A&M are all off to 2-0 conference starts.
Florida and Kentucky were picked as favorites win the SEC, but Alabama’s surprise start has the Crimson Tide in the conversation. Missouri and Texas A&M opener league play with wins on Wednesday.