Florida piled up a rally-scoring era record 23 blocks vs. Ole Miss, while Kentucky swept LSU to remain undefeated in league play. Missouri’s Alyssa Munlyn notched her 600th block in a four-set win over Auburn, while Tennessee outlasted Texas A&M in five sets.
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.
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.
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.
Kentucky’s Leah Edmond picked up SEC Player and Offensive Player of the Week nods for Week 6, while teammate Madison Lilley was tabbed as Setter of the Week. South Carolina’s Mikayla Robinson picked up defensive honors, while Florida’s Thayer Hall and Mississippi State’s Paige Shaw were named as Co-Freshmen of the Week.
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.
Kentucky finishes the preseason with a 6-4 record.
Kentucky hit at a .434 clip and Louisville could not find its footing offensively, hitting .080, in a quick 3-0 decision between the instate rivals.