Tennessee's Morgahn Fingall, a graduate student right side from Fairfax, Va., averaged 6.50 points and 6.00 kills per set and recorded a .532 hitting percentage in the final week of the regular season. Fingall opened the week with 20 kills, a .594 hitting percentage, 10 digs, two blocks and an ace in the win over Mississippi State. It was her fifth 20-kill effort and fifth double-double of the season. She followed that up Saturday with 16 kills on a .467 hitting percentage, four digs and two blocks at South Carolina.
Defensive Player of the Week
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Kentucky's Eleanor Beavin, a junior libero from Louisville, Ky., averaged 5.50 digs per set over two top-20 matchups as the Wildcats clinched their seventh consecutive SEC regular-season title. Beavin had 19 digs on Wednesday night at No. 9 Arkansas and 14 digs on Saturday vs. No. 20 Florida to help UK defense hold its opponents to a conference-best .142 hitting percentage. She has recorded 10+ digs in 25 of 26 matches this season for Kentucky.
Setter of the Week
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Georgia's Clara Brower, a junior from The Woodlands, Texas, averaged 12.43 assists per set as the Bulldogs' offense recorded a conference-high .363 team hitting percentage in the four-set win at LSU and the sweep of Missouri this past week. Brower contributed 53 assists on Wednesday against LSU along with nine digs, a career-high five kills and one block. On Saturday versus Missouri, she tallied 34 assists to help her team to a season-high .386 team hitting percentage and added eight digs and five blocks.
Freshman of the Week
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Kentucky's Brooklyn DeLeye, a freshman outside hitter from Topeka, Kan., averaged 4.25 points, 4.17 kills and 2.67 digs per set and owned a .339 hitting percentage in the wins at No. 9 Arkansas and against No. 20 Florida to help UK clinch the 2023 SEC regular-season title. DeLeye began the week with 16 kills against the Razorbacks, her fourth consecutive match with 10+ kills, along with six digs and one block. In the regular-season finale against the Gators, she had 10 digs and nine kills on 22 swings.