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Jags Close Out Home Slate on High Note; Beat Tennessee on National Stage

Rookie quarterback Blake Bortles, playing four days after sustaining a sprained right foot, led back-to-back touchdown drives as the Jacksonville Jaguars rallied for a 21-13 victory over the Tennessee Titans in front of 61,202 at EverBank Field Thursday night. When asked post-game about playing on the injured foot, Bortles simply …

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Roller Coaster Weekend for Gator Volleyball Ends with Loss to Stanford

The second weekend of the NCAA Volleyball Tournament pitted the best 16 teams in the nation in search for the best eight, and then the best four teams. The eighth seeded Florida volleyball team had an interesting challenge when they were slated to face the ninth seed Illinois in the …

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Florida Volleyball Faces Illinois in Sweet 16 Matchup

Following a sweep of Alabama State and and a hard-fought four set match win against Miami in the NCAA First and Second Rounds, the Gators will bring the Florida heat to Ames, Iowa, for the Regional Semifinals. Eighth seeded Florida (27-3, 18-0 SEC) will square off with ninth seed Illinois …

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UF Volleyball Advances to NCAA Regional Semifinals; Illinois Next in Sweet 16

The eighth seed Florida volleyball team used a total team effort, including a team-leading 19 kills from sophomore right side Alex Holston and six or more digs from six different players, to weather the Miami Hurricanes 3-1 Saturday at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center and earn a trip to the …

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Florida Volleyball Cruises Past Alabama State; Faces Miami in Second Round

Florida sophomore right side Alex Holston put down 14 kills, posted three blocks and served up an ace to lead the Gators to a sweep of Alabama State (25-13, 25-12, 25-12) in NCAA First Round action at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center Friday night. Florida (26-3, 18-0 SEC), won its …

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Gator Volleyball Embarks on 24th Consecutive NCAA Tournament Run Versus Alabama State Friday

The SEC champion and number eight national seed Florida volleyball team is ready to get the action started as the 2014 NCAA Tournament for four teams kicks off in Gainesville Friday at 4:30 p.m. with the NCAA First and Second Rounds. Florida, the nation’s second best team in hitting efficiency, will square …

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Gators Win Five-Set Thriller Over Texas, Cap Regular Year with 20th Consecutive Win

SEC Player of the Year Alex Holston slammed down a staggering 29 kills and junior setter Mackenzie Dagostino posted her fourth double-double with 57 assists and 16 digs, as sixth ranked Florida used an all-around team effort to upset third ranked Texas in a five-set thriller (26-28, 25-20, 25-23, 22-25, …

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Gator Volleyball Completes Perfect SEC Slate; Sweep South Carolina

The 2014 SEC volleyball champion Florida Gators capped off the program’s 13th undefeated SEC season with a sweep of South Carolina (25-19, 25-9, 25-20) Wednesday night in Gainesville. The sixth ranked Gators (24-3, 18-0 SEC) celebrated their three seniors, Maddy Monserez, Holly Pole and Taylor Unroe, in a pre-match ceremony, …

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Gator Volleyball Looks to Close SEC Play Undefeated; Celebrate Seniors

Sixth ranked Florida will honor its three seniors: Maddy Monserez, Holly Pole and Taylor Unroe Wednesday evening, prior to the Gators’ final home game of the season against South Carolina (17-12, 7-9 SEC) on Thanksgiving Eve. The seniors are fourth, first, and second on the team in digs, and are …

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