Missouri outside hitter Lisa Henning was announced Monday as the Southeastern Conference’s offensive volleyball player of the week after her performance in two matches last week.
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Henning, a 6-foot-1 senior from Blue Springs, averaged 4.86 kills and 5.86 points per set, while hitting .309 with a season-high 24 kills and 10 digs in a 3-1 win against Arkansas.
She added 10 kills and five aces in a sweep against Auburn as well, contributing 2.57 digs, 0.71 aces, 0.57 assists and 0.57 blocks per set as Missouri improved to 18-0 overall. The Tigers entered the American Volleyball Coaches Association poll at No. 25 this week.
• Two Kansas players won Big 12 volleyball honors. Sophomore outside hitter Tiana Dockery is the offensive player of the week and senior middle blocker Caroline Jarmoc is the defensive player of the week.
Dockery led all players with 14 kills Saturday in the Jayhawks’ Big 12 opener, a home sweep over TCU. Jarmoc blocked eight attacks against the Horned Frogs.
• Central Missouri swept the weekly volleyball awards in the Mid-American Intercollegiate Athletics Association. Former Blue Springs South outside hitter Carly Sjoka was the hitter of the week, averaging 4.40 kills and 1.80 digs per set as the No. 4 Jennies went 3-0. Former Lansing setter Julia Bates was specialist of the week.