Volleyball Continues SEC Action at Georgia
ATHENS, Ga. – The LSU volleyball team (9-6, 3-2 SEC) continues its two-game road swing Sunday, facing Georgia (12-4, 4-1 SEC) in Athens at 1 p.m. CT. The match will air on SEC Network+ and live stats will also be available.
The Tigers are coming off a five-set victory over Tennessee, while Georgia defeated No. 12 Kentucky in five sets on Friday.
– vs. Georgia: LSU owns an all-time record of 37-23 against Georgia, winning the last seven out of 10 meetings. The last time the Tigers fell to the Bulldogs was in Athens last season, falling in give sets.
>> Head coach Fran Flory, the winningest coach in LSU volleyball history, enters her 22nd. She owns an all-time record of 487-382.
>> The Tigers are picked to finish seventh in the league this year as voted on by the head coaches in the SEC.
>> Taylor Bannister became the 23rd player in program history to reach 1,000 kills last Sunday. She needed just 10 to reach the feat and finished the match against Ole Miss with 19. She is the seventh player in program history to accomplish 1,000 kills in their junior season.
>> Against Tennessee, Bannister recorded her second career double-double, tallying a season-high 24 kills and 10 digs.
>> Raigen Cianciulli led the Tigers in digs against Tennessee, recording a total of 17.
>> Rose picked up SEC Freshman of the Week last Monday, her first weekly honor as a Tiger. She helped the Tigers to two sweeps and a .313 hitting percentage against Arkansas and Mississippi State. She tallied 76 assists to go along with 13 digs, six kills and two blocks.
>> Rose picked up her fifth double-double of the year against Tennessee, tallying 55 assists and 11 digs.
>> Allee Morris came up big for the Tigers against the Vols, recording a career-high nine blocks and career-high 13 kills. It was the first time a Tiger recorded seven or more blocks since last season.
>> Among the league, LSU is third in opponent hitting percentage, holding their opponents to a .176 mark. The Tigers are second in blocks behind Florida, averaging 2.50 per set.
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