LSU’s Anwusi selected to All-SEC preseason volleyball team

Tigers selected to finish eighth in preseason poll

Anita Anwusi (11) and the LSU volleyball team begin SEC play by hosting Arkansas on Wednesday. PHOTO BY: LSU athletics

LSU volleyball’s Anita Anwusi was named to the Preseason All-SEC team, the league announced.

The Tigers were selected eighth in the 2022 SEC preseason coaches’ poll after accumulating 66 points. Kentucky, the defending SEC Champion was crowned the favorites to win the league after capturing 10 of the 13 first-place votes and 142 total points. Florida followed with 132 points and two first-place votes, and Tennessee rounded out the top three with 118 points and the final first-place vote.

Anwusi, a native of Houston, Texas, had the 10th best single season hitting percentage in 2021 of .346 hitting percentage. She also averaged 1.68 kills per set (148 total) and led the team with 1.16 blocks per set (102 total), including 14 solo blocks.

LSU opens the 2022 season by hosting the Tiger Classic Aug. 26-27 and will begin SEC play Sept. 21 with a home match against Arkansas.

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