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Week 9: Volleyball Players of the Week

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SEC Staff
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SEC Volleyball Week 9 Player of the Week
Madison Lilley • Kentucky
Freshman • 5-11 • Overland Park, Kan.

Offensive Player of the Week
Leah Edmond • Kentucky
Sophomore • OH • 6-2 • Lexington, Ky.

Edmond averaged 6.83 points and 6.33 kills per set in Kentucky's win over Tennessee. She had 19 kills in the three sets and tied the 25-point rally scoring era record that she held for most kills in a three-set match. Edmond is now averaging 4.39 kills per set and hitting .319 this SEC season. She also added the second-highest dig total on the team with eight, and contributed one block, one assist and one ace.

Co-Defensive Player of the Week
Rhamat Alhassan • Florida
Senior • MB • 6-4 • Glenarden, Md.

Alhassan tied the 14-year-old school record for career block assists (502) with a total of 13 over the weekend. She averaged 1.86 blocks per set, above her season average of 1.70, which ranked second nationally entering the weekend. Alhassan also totaled 14 kills and 20.5 points for the weekend.

Kaz Brown • Kentucky
Senior • MB • 6-4 • Waterloo, Iowa

Brown had six blocks in the three-set win over Tennessee, including two solo blocks. She now owns the 25-point rally scoring career record in solo blocks at 56. Brown also had double-digit kills with 13, and hit .370 in the match.

Setter of the Week
Madison Lilley • Kentucky
Freshman • 5-11 • Overland Park, Kan.

Lilley averaged 16.00 assists per set in the sweep of Tennessee on Sunday. She had 48 total assists and helped the Cats tie a three-set school record with 55 kills while UK hit .308. Lilley added six digs and two blocks on defense, and two kills and one ace on the offensive end.

Freshman of the Week
T'ara Ceasar • Georgia
Freshman • OH • 6-1 • Panama City, Fla.

Ceasar averaged 5.67 points and 5.00 kills per set in Georgia's win at Missouri. Her performance marked the 14th time the freshman has led the Georgia offense in kills this season and the 17th time she has eclipsed the double-digit kill mark. Ceasar's .400 hitting clip matched her single-game high in SEC play this season. She also added an ace and seven digs in the straight-set win over the Tigers.