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Week 13: Volleyball Players of the Week

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SEC Player of the Week - Madi Skinner, Kentucky

SEC Offensive Player of the Week - Kentucky's Madi Skinner, a sophomore outside hitter from Katy, Texas, averaged 5.00 points and 4.50 kills per set and recorded a .478 hitting percentage in the series sweep at Auburn. Skinner registered 17 kills and a .615 hitting percentage in Sunday's match, one of the most efficient nights on her career and a season-best mark in SEC play for hitting percentage. She also tallied five blocks on the weekend.

SEC Co-Defensive Players of the Week - Florida's Elli McKissock, a sophomore libero from Windermere, Fla., averaged 5.22 digs per set in a 3-0 week for the Gators. In Sunday's match against South Carolina, McKissock posted 18 digs and went on a six-point service run to bring the Gators from behind in the third set to match point.

Mississippi State's Deja Robinson, a senior middle blocker from Canton, Ga., averaged 2.00 blocks per set in the series sweep at Arkansas. With her efforts this past weekend, Robinson set the program record for single-season block assists with 126 as the Bulldogs extended their win streak to 12 matches.

SEC Co-Setters of the Week - Florida's Marlie Monserez, a senior from Windermere, Fla., averaged 13.44 assists per set and led the Gators' offense to a .364 hitting percentage in a 3-0 week. Monserez began the week with a double-double of 39 assists and 10 digs against Auburn. In the first match against South Carolina, she helped her squad post a .454 hitting percentage, the second-highest total for the Gators this season.

Kentucky's Emma Grome, a freshman from Loveland, Ohio, averaged 12.0 assists per set this week, and UK's offense hit .406 in the series sweep at Auburn. Grome guided the Kentucky offense to the highest-hitting percentage match of any SEC team this season, as UK hit .506 in Sunday's match. She had her fifth double-double of the season and third of SEC play Saturday afternoon, logging 33 assists and 10 digs.

SEC Freshman of the Week - Kentucky's Eleanor Beavin, a libero from Louisville, Ky., averaged 5.50 digs per set in the series sweep at Auburn. Beavin recorded 17 digs Saturday night before posting 16 in Sunday's series finale. Her 5.50 digs per set is her best defensive performance of the season in any two-match series, as she has now recorded double-digit digs in all but one match in SEC action this season.