Texas A&M junior outside hitter Hollann Hans had six aces to obliterate the program’s 35-year-old all-time record for aces in a season with 64, and senior libero Amy Houser capped her career in record-setting fashion as the Aggies came from behind to defeat LSU in five sets.
Kentucky’s Gabby Curry was tabbed as SEC Player of the Week and Defensive Player of the Week, while Ole Miss’ Emily Stroup, Kentucky’s Madison Lilley and LSU’s Lindsay Flory and Whitney Foreman also were honored by the league.
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.
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.
Baylor finished off a 3-0 weekend at home with a pair of wins on Saturday at the Hampton Inn & Suites Waco North Invitational. Yossiana Pressley notched a pair of 20-kill outings on Saturday to sew up tournament MVP honors.
With volleyball season just around the corner, LSU volleyball head coach Fran Flory released the 2018 schedule, which features 12 matches inside the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.
The LSU Tigers battled it out against Ole Miss for a thrilling five-set win that marks one of the longest matches for the Tigers since 2000.