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.
Florida survived a road-test from South Carolina, while Missouri also picked up a road win at Ole Miss. Texas A&M and Arkansas held home court against Auburn and Mississippi State respectively.
Junior Emily Stroup delivered a dynamic performance, recording new career-bests 30 kills and 24 digs in the five-set win over LSU. The putaways marked a rally-scoring match record and the third-most all-time in program history.
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.
Kentucky stayed perfect at 4-0 with a road sweep at Mississippi State, while Florida, Arkansas and Missouri won at home. The Gators and Razorbacks pulled out five set wins, with Florida hanging on for victory to move to 5-0 and Arkansas overcoming a 2-0 deficit for its first league win.
Sophomore Maddie Goings led Oregon State to an upset victory over #22 Iowa State in 5 sets on Saturday with career-high kill and dig totals inside Hilton Coliseum.
Iowa State, Ole Miss and Oregon State each got their first win of 2018 under their belts at the Iowa State Challenge on Friday in a mixed bag of results. Caroline Adams (Ole Miss) and Hali Hillegas (ISU) each reached the 1,000 dig milestone on the day.