LSU’s Jurnee Robinson captures SEC’s first Freshman of Week honor

LSU freshman outside hitter Jurnee Robinson (5) was named the SEC's first Freshman of the Week for the 2023 season. PHOTO BY: LSU athletics

LSU’s volleyball team, which split a pair matches with visiting UCLA, featured the SEC’s Freshman of the Week in Jurnee Robinson.

Robinson, a native of Simpsonville, South Carolina, helped the Tigers on Friday to a 3-2 win with 23 kills, three blocks and an ace. She followed that up in Saturday’s five-set setback with 23 kills and 10 digs for her first career double-double.

She averaged 4.60 kills per set for third in the SEC and .319 hitting percentage in 10 sets and ranks second in the league with 46 total kills.

LSU (1-1) travels to take part in Creighton’s Blue Jay Invitational. The Tigers face Northern Iowa on Friday at 3:30 p.m. and host Creighton at 5 p.m. Friday.

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