Monday, 11 December 2023

NCAA Womens Volleyball

Gators Host South Carolina on Senior Day

Gators Host South Carolina on Senior Day

Match Notes

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The 20th-ranked Florida volleyball team welcomes the South Carolina Gamecocks on Wednesday for their last regular-season home match. First serve is scheduled for 3 p.m. on SEC+, or can be heard on ESPN Gainesville 98.1 FM/850.

Wednesday’s match will honor Florida’s six seniors: Anna Dixon, AC Fitzpatrick, Elli McKissock, Kennedy Muff, Nnedi Okammor and Sofia Victoria.

The Gators are coming off a five-set loss to No. 9 Arkansas on Sunday night, while the Gamecocks fell in four to Georgia on Friday, Nov. 17.

Florida holds a 63-10 lead against South Carolina (55-4 under Wise), including a 32-1 advantage in Gainesville, Fla.

Fangiving/International Student’s Day Promotions

Doors open at 2 p.m. for fans to participate in all the Fansgiving fun:

  • Poster Making Station
  • Friendship Bracelet Making Station
  • Over 10 Enter to Win Items, to get a leg up on your Black Friday Shopping:

    • Gators Gear Swag Packs

      • Available in Men’s Size L and Women’s Size M

    • Gators Hat Pack
    • Raising Cane’s Gift Pack
    • Kid’s E-Scooter
    • Amazon Echo Dot
    • Amazon Kindle Paperweight
    • A Nintendo Switch
    • A 40-in TV
    • An Instax Instant Camera
    • 40 oz. Stanley Cup
    • 2 Season tickets for the 2024 volleyball season
    • The first 100 students through Gate 3 get a thanksgiving cupcake thanks to Publix!
    • One lucky student will win Beats Solo3 Headphones

  • Those with a football ticket and UF Faculty & Staff can get a $2 ticket through this link:

Gators in the SEC

  • Florida has at least one player ranked in the following categories:
  • Florida is ranked in the Top-5 in the conference in the following categories:

    • Blocks per set: (2nd | 2.61)
    • Hitting percentage: (4th | .262)
    • Assists per set: (4th | 12.33)
    • Kills per set: (4th | 13.11)
    • Service aces per set: (4th |1.61)

Last Time Against South Carolina (Oct. 1, 2023)
W, 3-1 (25-19, 25-19, 23-25, 25-20)

  • The Gators’ offense attack was led by Kennedy Martin, who posted a 15-kill effort on the afternoon. AC Fitzpatrick and Sofia Victoria each pitched in 13 kills, with clips of .400 and .355 respectively, in the win. 
  • Setter Kennedy Muff dished out 44 assists in the four-setter, while leading the team to a .347 clip. That marks Florida’s third-highest hitting percentage of the year. 
  • As a squad, Florida tallied 13.0 blocks on the afternoon. Anna Dixon posted a team-high seven blocks, followed…

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