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Gators Unveil 2023 Volleyball Schedule

Gators Unveil 2023 Volleyball Schedule

2023 Schedule
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – With Florida’s 40th volleyball season on the horizon, the 2023 schedule has been announced by head coach Mary Wise.
The Gators have 27 regular season contests scheduled during the 2023 campaign – including 14 matches in Exactech Arena at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center.
UF is coming off a 25-6 season in 2022, clinching its 25th SEC Championship after a 15-3 record in league play. The Gators made the program’s 29th overall and sixth-straight Regional Semifinal appearance.

Florida kicks off the 2023 campaign just down the road in Tampa, Fla. at the Road 2 Tampa Bay Invitational on Aug. 25 & 26. The Gators will face Penn State at Amalie Arena on Friday night, followed by a Saturday night matchup against host South Florida at the Yuengling Center.
UF then heads out west to take on the Stanford Cardinal on Tuesday, Aug. 29 before returning to Gainesville for the home opener against Minnesota on Sept. 3.
The Gators remain home for the following weekend, hosting their lone tournament of the season from Sept. 7-9. Florida takes on Sacramento State on Thursday, followed by a Friday night matchup against Clemson. UF closes out the tournament on Saturday against Winthrop.
Florida then hits the road for the Sunshine Showdown in Tallahassee, taking on the Seminoles on Tuesday, Sept. 12.
A season after setting the NCAA regular season attendance record against Wisconsin, the Gators welcome the Badgers to Exactech Arena on Sunday, Sept. 17.
The Southeastern Conference plans on returning to a pre-COVID schedule format, with teams no longer facing the same opponent on back-to-back days. Florida starts SEC play on Friday, Sept. 22 at Auburn, then takes on the Georgia Bulldogs at home on Sunday, Sept. 24.  

The Gators stay in Gainesville, taking on the Texas A&M Aggies on Wednesday, Sept. 27 before traveling to Columbia, S.C. to face the South Carolina Gamecocks on Oct. 1.

UF is then home for two matches, taking on Auburn on Oct. 6 before facing Alabama on Oct. 8. The Gators then start a three-match road trip, hitting Mississippi State (Oct. 13), Texas A&M (Oct. 20) and Ole Miss (Oct. 25).
Closing out the month of October, Florida takes on the Arkansas Razorbacks on Sunday, Oct. 29.
The first weekend of November, the Gators host Tennessee (Nov. 3) and Kentucky (Nov. 5), then follow up with a split weekend, hosting LSU on Nov. 10 and traveling to Alabama on Nov. 12.
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