Week 14: Volleyball Players of the Week
SEC Player of the Week
Morghan Fingall, Tennessee
SEC Offensive Player of the Week
Morgahn Fingall, Tennessee
Fingall, a senior right side from Fairfax, Va., led the Lady Vols with 7.57 points and 6.00 kills per set in the series at Alabama. Fingall hit .405 on the weekend and recorded 42 kills in seven total sets. In UT's Friday night sweep, she powered home 23 kills and committed just two errors on a .656 hit percentage. On Wednesday, Fingall notched 19 kills and tied her career high in aces with five.
Defensive Player of the Week
Azhani Tealer, Kentucky
Tealer, a senior middle blocker from Grand Prairie, Texas, averaged 2.50 blocks per set in the series sweep over South Carolina. In Friday's match, Tealer set the Kentucky school record with 13 blocks, the most for a single match regardless of sets played, hit .429 to lead all UK players, and averaged a team-best 3.83 kills per set. On Saturday, her 16 kills came on just 25 swings as she hit .520 for the match that clinched the SEC Championship for Kentucky.
SEC Setter of the Week
Emma Grome, Kentucky
Grome, a sophomore from Loveland, Ohio, had 30+ assists in both matches and guided UK to a .323 hitting percentage as Kentucky swept South Carolina twice en route to an SEC Championship. Grome averaged 12.33 assists per set, and also contributed four digs, three aces and two blocks on the week.
SEC Freshman of the Week
Alexis Stucky, Florida
Stucky, a setter from Laramie, Wy., averaged 11.25 assists per set and guided the Gators to a .354 hitting percentage in the series sweep at Ole Miss to clinch the SEC Championship. On Friday, Stucky registered 37 assists and led the team to a .409 clip, the second time Florida has hit over .400 this season. She closed out the week with 53 assists on Saturday to eclipse the 1,000-assist milestone, becoming the second Florida true freshman to achieve the feat.