Volleyball Players of the Week

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SEC Player of the Week – Madison Lilley, Kentucky

SEC Offensive Player of the Week – Kentucky’s Alli Stumler, a junior outside hitter from Floyds Knobs, Ind., averaged 6.25 points and 5.67 kills and hit .484 in the series win over LSU. Stumler had 19 kills on 34 swings Friday with only one error, and on Saturday, she collected her team-leading sixth double-double of the season with 15 kills and 10 digs.

SEC Co-Defensive Players of the Week – Florida’s Lauren Dooley, a junior middle blocker from Plano, Texas, averaged 2.17 blocks per set in the two wins over Arkansas. Dooley recorded eight blocks in the opening match against the Razorbacks.

Tennessee’s Madison Bryant, a sophomore libero from Anderson, S.C., averaged 4.71 digs per set in the two wins over Mississippi State. Bryant tallied 18 digs in the opening match and followed that with 15 digs and a career-high three aces in the second match on Saturday.

SEC Setter of the Week – Kentucky’s Madison Lilley, a senior from Overland Park, Kan., averaged 13.83 assists per set in the series win over LSU. Lilley had 40-plus assists in both matches as she captained the UK offense to a .426 hitting percentage this weekend, including a season-high .463 mark in UK’s win Friday night vs. LSU.

SEC Freshman of the Week – South Carolina’s Riley Whitesides, a left side/outside hitter from Greenville, S.C., hit .425 and averaged 3.92 points, 3.86 kills and 1.85 digs per set in the series win over Ole Miss. In Saturday’s opener, Whitesides hit .700 with 15 kills on 20 swings, the second-highest hitting percentage by a pin hitter in a three-set match in the program’s rally scoring era.