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.
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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.
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.
Florida volleyball extended its winning streak to six games and kicked off Southeastern Conference play with a sweep of Alabama at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center Wednesday night. The Gators moved to 51-0 all-time against the Crimson Tide, with 47 of those wins coming in straight sets.
A career night for sophomore outside hitter Merritt Beason propelled Florida to a massive road win. The Gators defeated the No. 4 Wisconsin Badgers in a dramatic five-set match.
The No.16 Gators completed multiple comebacks to sweep the Florida State Seminoles in front of a rowdy crowd Tuesday night. Florida will now prepare for an away match at No. 4 Wisconsin Friday night.
The Gators defeated VCU sweeping all three sets Saturday. UF was led by junior setter Birdie Hendrickson, who alongside outside hitter AC Fitzpatrick and middle blocker Bre Kelley shut out the Rams in straight sets.
Florida volleyball completed its doubleheader sweep of Georgia Southern and Florida Gulf Coast Friday night without the help of star outside hitter Merritt Beason. Gators head coach Mary did not provide a timetable for Beason’s return.
Florida volleyball defeated Georgia Southern in sweeping fashion to start the Sunshine Invitational at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center Friday. The Gators showcased a defensive masterclass in the early match to start the weekend, blocking the Eagles 11 times and preventing them from ever holding a lead in the first two sets.
Gators volleyball falls to 3-2 on the season with a road loss to No. 4 Minnesota in four sets.
No. 13 Florida came up short of a comeback victory against No. 12 Stanford Tuesday night in the O’Dome.
For the 25th time in program history, Florida volleyball started its season 3-0. The Gators began their season with a bang, bringing three opponents to Gainesville for a round-robin invitational. No. 15 Florida hosted — and defeated — the North Florida Ospreys, East Tennessee State Buccaneers and Virginia Cavaliers over the weekend.
Florida volleyball rolled through East Tennessee and Virginia Saturday at the O’Dome to improve to 3-0 on the young 2022 season. Merritt Beason and Marina Markova combined for 46 kills across both games.
Florida volleyball resurged after dropping the first set to defeat North Florida in the 2022 season opener.
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Head coach Mary Wise and sophomore Merritt Beason spoke to the media Wednesday. They addressed Florida’s upcoming matches, Beason’s development as a leader and what to expect from the new faces on the roster.
Gators volleyball swept Jacksonville in four and a half sets of exhibition action Saturday afternoon.
Many new names and faces make up the 2022-23 Florida Gators volleyball team.
The Gators volleyball season comes to an end after Louisville swept Florida Thursday in the Sweet 16.
In the Sweet 16 matchup this Thursday, the Florida Gators will be playing the No. 1 team in the country for a spot in the Elite Eight.