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 and won its eighth straight match with a four-set win over Tennessee. Meanwhile, LSU earned its first conference win of the season, topping Georgia 3-1.
T’ara Ceasar (pictured) and Rachel Ritchie combined for 48 kills as (RV) Georgia escaped Auburn in five sets.
Florida won its ninth straight match and fourth in SEC play with a sweep of Alabama on Sunday.
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.
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.
SEC play opened with a pair of Wednesday contests with Alabama travelling to Missouri and Arkansas taking on Texas A&M….
Khalia Lanier will look for a strong start to Pac-12 play as her 10th ranked Trojans host #15 UCLA in the night cap on ESPNU.
Purdue went the distance with South Alabama rallying for the five-set win to wrap up the tournament title and remain among the ranks of the unbeaten on Saturday.