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Week 1: Volleyball Players of the Week

24 days ago
SEC Staff
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SEC Offensive Player of the Week - Florida's Thayer Hall, a sophomore outside hitter from Spartanburg, S.C., was named MVP of the Cardinal Classic after averaging 5.12 points, 4.62 kills and 2.75 digs per set as the Gators picked up wins over #25 Louisville and Dayton. Thayer registered a career-high 25 kills and 67 attempts against the Flyers on Saturday. She recorded double-doubles (kills and digs) in both matches this weekend to open the 2019 season.

SEC Defensive Player of the Week - Florida's Rachael Kramer, a senior middle blocker from Phoenix, Ariz., earned a spot on the Cardinal Classic All-Tournament Team after registering nine total blocks in wins at #25 Louisville and vs. Dayton this past weekend.

SEC Setter of the Week - Florida's Marlie Monserez, a sophomore from Windermere, Fla., averaged 9.75 assists per set as the Gators posted a .257 team hitting percentage in their wins over #25 Louisville and Dayton. Monserez recorded a career-high 50 assists against Dayton.

SEC Freshman of the Week - Arkansas' Jillian Gillen, an outside hitter from Stilwell, Kansas, averaged 5.00 points, 4.36 kills and 2.36 digs per set in the Arkansas Classic this past weekend. In her opening match against Northwestern State, Gillen posted 13 kills, becoming the first Razorback with double-digit kills in her freshman debut. She then recorded her first double-double of 26 kills and 13 digs against Montana State, becoming one of only 22 Razorbacks to ever record 25+ kills in a single match.