People think that athletes from every sport have an offseason where they can rest. At a young age, though, athletes quickly learn that isn’t quite true.
Florida volleyball’s 2019 season will be remembered like a lot of its other seasons: A strong regular season before bowing out in the NCAA Tournament.
Coach Mary Wise knew one of her student managers for Florida volleyball was different than most quickly. In her 33 years of coaching, she had never seen someone so interested in the minute details of her program.
There was nothing seniors Rachael Kramer and Allie Gregory could do but watch the ball hit the hardwood, signaling the end of both the Gators’ season and their college careers.
It didn’t take much for Florida’s volleyball team to take a 3-0 win over UCF, even without its star hitter in sophomore Thayer Hall – who missed her second-straight game with an undisclosed injury.
The Gators didn’t have their star player in outside hitter Thayer Hall on Thursday night. But even leaning on its bench players in Hall’s absence Florida was still fine against Alabama State.
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