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Week 9: Volleyball Players of the Week

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SEC Player of the Week

 Sophie Fischer, Georgia

SEC Offensive Player of the Week

 Taylor Head, Arkansas

A junior outside hitter from Winter Garden, Fla., matched her career high of 23 kills on a .362 hitting percentage in the five-set win over Texas A&M. Head also recorded 15 digs in the match for her 12th double-double of the season. She put up a solo block for the final point of the match to seal the win for the Razorbacks.

Co-Defensive Players of the Week

 Sophie Fischer, Georgia

A junior middle blocker from Fort Mills, S.C., averaged 2.00 blocks per set in the three wins this past week for the Bulldogs. Fischer posted nine blocks at No. 11 Florida, the second most second-most by a Bulldog in three sets, to help the defense hold their opponent to a .090 hitting percentage. In the opening match against Alabama, she tied her career high of 18 kills while contributing eight blocks.

 Ella Larkin, LSU

A sophomore libero from Maize, Kan., averaged 6.00 digs per set in a pair of wins for the Tigers. Larkin began the week with 31 digs at Alabama, her third 30+ dig performance this season, followed by a match-high 17 digs in the sweep against South Carolina. She helped the Tiger defense hold their opponents this past week to a .129 hitting percentage.

SEC Setter of the Week

 Jackie Barrett, Auburn

A junior from Highland, Calif., recorded 39 assists as she helped the Tigers post a .320 team hitting percentage in Friday's win over Tennessee. It marked Auburn's first win over Tennessee since 2017. Barrett also tallied 11 digs for her sixth double-double this season.

SEC Freshman of the Week

  Akasha Anderson, Auburn

A pin hitter from Reston, Va., registered 22 points, 20 kills, nine digs and two blocks in the win over Tennessee. Anderson has recorded at least 20 kills in seven matches this season, including the last four matches.