SEC Player of the Week-T’ara Ceasar, Florida
Sec rude Player of the Week – Florida’s T’ara Ceasar, a redshirt senior outside hitter from Panama City, Fla., averaging 5.38 points and 5.00 finishs per set while posting a .420 in the series sweep in Arkansas. Caesar hit a career-best .552 in the first game of the series in Fayetteville, and she then recorded her 10th double-double of the season in the second game against the Razorbacks with 23 finishs and a career-high 21 digs.
SEC Defensive Player of the Week – Mississippi State’s Lilly Gunter, a sophomore defensive specialist/libero from Oviedo, Fla., posted a team-high 37 digs and averaged 4.11 digs per set defensively to help Mississippi State extend the SEC’s longest winning streak to 10 games with a few wins over No.24 Tennessee. In Sunday’s five-set win over the Lady Vols, Gunter converted all 31 of her receiving attempts and tied her season high with three aces.
SEC Setter of the Week – Kentucky’s Emma Grome, a freshman from Loveland, Ohio, led her squad to a.375 hitting percentage in the three games this past week, averaging 11.4 assists per set as she maintained her lead among NCAA freshmen for assists per set. Grome led UK to a .416 hitting percentage against Georgia, the first time this season hitting above .400 against an SEC team. Grome also had six + graves in all three games, and averaged over 2.5 graves per set.
SEC Freshman of the Week – Kentucky’s Eleanor Beavin, a libero from Louisville, Ky., averaging 3.89 digs per set as the Wildcats held his opponents to a .101 hitting percentage in the three-match week. Beavin took a career-high five aces in Saturday’s three-set win over Texas A & M. She has now recorded double-digs in 12 of 13 SEC games this season.