T’ara Ceasar (pictured) and Rachel Ritchie combined for 48 kills as (RV) Georgia escaped Auburn in five sets.
Kentucky and South Carolina remained on top of the SEC standings after sweeps Friday night, while Georgia and Tennessee each registered their second win of the league season.
Fresh off the its first 2-0 start to SEC play since 2008, the South Carolina volleyball team heads on the road for a pair of matches this weekend.
The home team won three of the four SEC openers on Friday night, with Tennessee upsetting Auburn in four sets as the lone exception.
LSU’s Taylor Bannister capped a banner week with her fourth career SEC honor following three Freshman of the Week nods in 2017, while Georgia’s Meghan Donovan earned her third setter of the week honor of 2018.
Oregon State appears in the VolleyMob Top 25 for the first time in 2018, giving the Pac-12 eight ranked teams.
The SEC honored players from four schools for their Week 3 efforts, including offensive player of the week T’ara Ceasar and setter of the week Meghan Donovan from Georgia.
With three through five all losing, Illinois moves up to number six in the latest VolleyMob Top 25 Power Rankings.
Georgia dominated the serve game to stop UNC and win in four sets behind a balanced attack.
Gatorade National Player of the Year Thayer Hall earned SEC Freshman of the Week honors after piling up 41 kills and 21 digs vs. Nebraska and Texas, while Texas A&M’s Hollann Hans was tabbed as the league’s offensive player of the week with 5.18 kills and 2.09 digs per set.