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Sophomore Thayer Hall started from the back row, took a few steps, jumped and fired.
The Gators volleyball team enters this weekend on a roll. Florida has won 13 of its last 14 matches, with its only loss coming to No. 16 Kentucky on the road.
Lauren Dooley stood at the net with a determined look on her face.
Gators volleyball returns home to face unranked South Carolina on Wednesday. No. 13 Florida is coming off a successful weekend where it swept Arkansas on Friday and rallied in a five-set match to defeat Texas A&M on Sunday.
Sunday afternoon’s game against No. 15 Kentucky presented multiple opportunities for Florida’s volleyball team: To finally get a statement win. To take a stranglehold on the SEC early in conference play. And to prove that it could go on the road against a tough opponent and come out on top.
Florida’s fate was practically etched on a tombstone Sunday afternoon, as it trailed Georgia 19-11 in the third set, having already lost the first frame.
The Gators volleyball team begins SEC play this weekend at home with two matches in three days. It will face Auburn at 7 p.m. on Friday and Georgia at 1 p.m. on Sunday. Here’s what to know about Florida’s next two opponents:
You don’t have to go far to see the last time Florida nailed back-to-back-to-back sweeps over its opponents.
The No. 11 Gators volleyball team is fresh off a dominating sweep of in-state rival No. 23 Florida State. Florida hosts this weekend’s Gator Invitational, where it will play Liberty, Northern Arizona and Louisiana-Lafayette. Here are some things to know about UF’s competition this weekend: