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Week 3: Volleyball Players of the Week

24 days ago
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SEC Player of the Week - Morgahn Fingall, Tennessee

SEC Offensive Player of the Week - Tennessee's Morgahn Fingall, a senior right side from Fairfax, Va., averaged 6.61 points and 5.22 kills per set and posted a .488 hitting percentage to help lead the Lady Volunteers to three sweeps in the Rocky Top Classic. Against Norfolk State, Fingall recorded 14 kills, zero errors and a career-high five service aces. On defense, she finished the weekend with 17 digs and 12 total blocks.

Defensive Player of the Week - South Carolina's Ellie Ruprich, a junior middle blocker from Beverly Hills, Mich., averaged 2.67 blocks per set in two wins over Cincinnati as the Gamecocks held the Bearcats to a .165 hitting percentage. On Friday night, Ruprich recorded nine blocks, including four solo blocks. Her nine total blocks matched the program's rally-scoring era record for a three-set match.

SEC Setter of the Week - Tennessee's Natalie Hayward, a senior from Bothell, Wash., led UT's offense to register a .371 team hitting percentage over the three wins at the Rocky Top Classic. Hayward averaged 11.89 assists per set for the weekend. She also added 21 digs, 10 kills, five aces and four blocks.

SEC Freshman of the Week - Texas A&M's Logan Lednicky, an opposite hitter from Sugar Land, Texas, averaged 5.14 points and 4.14 kills per set in a pair of wins for the Aggies this past week. Lednicky led her team with 18 kills and a career-best .412 hitting percentage in a sweep of Sam Houston. For the week, she also tallied 15 digs, nine blocks and two aces.