After a 10 day hiatus, No.15 Florida defeated the Tennessee Volunteers three sets to one at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville, Tennessee, Wednesday (26-24, 25-23, 16-25, 25-20).
Florida announced Saturday’s football game against the Eastern Washington Eagles is postponed to Sunday at noon due to Hurricane Ian. The move comes after UF canceled classes Wednesday through Friday this week due to the storm.
Senior Emma Shelton and sophomore Emily De Oliveira showed out for Florida as they claimed titles in the Bedford Cup.
Mistakes made by defensive coordinator Patrick Toney’s unit were too much to overcome as the Gators were sent home from Knoxville still winless in the Southeastern Conference. Now-unranked Florida fell to now-No. 8 Tennessee 38-33. Despite the close score, the game seemed all but over heading into the fourth quarter. The Volunteers held a three possession lead over head coach Billy Napier.
Standing tall at 6-foot-2 with curly red hair, Stucky has already become a familiar face for Florida volleyball fans. For others, the Stucky name is etched around the volleyball landscape of the Cowboy State.
South Carolina snapped Florida’s seven game winning streak in five sets (25-20, 21-25, 25-17, 22-25, 7-15) with a Sunday matinee comeback win at the Carolina Volleyball Center in Columbia, South Carolina. It is Florida’s first loss in Southeastern Conference play and a tough blow for a squad that was one set away from a weekend sweep.
“This was our worst performance of the season." Those were Florida head coach Samantha Bohon’s words following the Gators’ 3-0 loss against Georgia Sunday. UF’s losing streak is now extended to five matches on the season.
No.12 Florida spoiled South Carolina’s Southeastern Conference opener three sets to one (25-18, 25-22, 16-25, 25-19) Saturday on the road at the Carolina Volleyball Center in Columbia, South Carolina.
The Gators fell 38-33 on the road against Tennessee. Vols quarterback Hendon Hooker had a career day, throwing for 349 yards and running for an additional 112. Richardson had a bounceback performance for the Gators, throwing for a career-high 453 yards and adding 62 on the ground, but it wasn’t enough to keep up with the UT offense.
The Florida Gators travel up to Knoxville to battle the Tennessee Volunteers Saturday, looking to pull off an upset and improve to 3-1 on the young season.
Florida women’s golf finished fourth this week at the Morial Invitational. Junior Maisie Filler recorded her second runner-up finish, setting some new records for UF program history along the way.
Starting off on the right foot, Spee and Dudeney secured wins in the Lubbock 15k qualifying rounds.
The Gators set high expectations for this season as one of the most represented universities on the 2022-2023 U.S. National Team. These athletes proved their eligibility to swim with the United States in international competitions by scoring a top-six time in any individual Olympic event of a US-sanctioned event, a Federation Internationale de Natation-approved competition or an international competition.
Florida soccer extended its losing streak to four after falling to No. 13 Ole Miss Thursday night. The Gators battled, but an early second-half goal was enough to sink them.
The Gators and Vols will meet on the gridiron for the 52nd time Saturday. Alligator sports editor Joseph Henry and the Daily Beacon sports editor Josh Lane connected to discuss all of the storylines before the latest edition of the storied rivalry in this week’s Know Your Enemy.