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Week 5: Volleyball Players of the Week

276 days ago
SEC Staff
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SEC Offensive Player of the Week - Kentucky's Alli Stumler, a sophomore outside hitter from Floyds Knobs, Ind., averaged 5.71 points and 5.14 kills per set and owned a .345 hitting percentage on the week as the Wildcats earned wins over Mississippi State and at No. 19 Missouri. Stumler recorded a career-high 20 kills in the SEC opener vs. Mississippi State. She then posted a team-high 16 kills and a .368 hitting percentage at Missouri.

SEC Defensive Player of the Week - Ole Miss' Nicole Purcell, a senior libero from Leawood, Kansas, tallied a career-high 27 digs in Friday's five-set victory over Tennessee. Purcell did not have a single error in 26 reception attempts. It was the sixth 20+ dig performance for Purcell this season.

SEC Setter of the Week - Florida's Marlie Monserez, a sophomore from Windermere, Fla., helped the Gators post a .367 hitting percentage with 75 assists in wins over Auburn and Georgia at Exactech Arena at the Stephen C. O'Connell Center this past weekend.

SEC Freshman of the Week - LSU's Karli Rose, a setter from Tomball, Texas, recorded 76 assists and led her team to a .313 hitting percentage in wins over Arkansas and Mississippi State to open conference play for the Tigers. Rose also registered 13 digs, six kills and two total blocks for the week.