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Kentucky stayed perfect with a sweep of South Carolina, while Florida got back on the winning track with a sweep of Mississippi State. Missouri and Tennessee survived five setters to keep pace.
Kentucky stayed perfect in SEC play at 9-0 with their 12th-straight victory, while Missouri extended its win streak to seven matches with a sweep of LSU. Alabama and Auburn each won in five sets.
Three players joined the 1,000 kill/1,000 dig club on Week 9 as Auburn’s Brenna McIlroy, College of Charleston’s Devon Rachel and American’s Aleksandra Kazala each crossed the 1,000 digs mark.
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.
T’ara Ceasar (pictured) and Rachel Ritchie combined for 48 kills as (RV) Georgia escaped Auburn in five sets.
Auburn won its fourth straight match to end the non-conference season at 7-3, besting Florida State 3-1.
“We’ve talked about how we need to learn something every week in order to improve and this weekend will be another good learning experience for this young team,” Auburn head coach Rick Nold said of the Kansas Invitational.