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VB: Gators sweep Georgia in final regular-season road match

Photo by Kristen Oliff / ChompTalk.com

The 15th-ranked Florida Gators improved to 12-2 in SEC play with a road sweep over Georgia (25-13, 25-14, 25-13). The Gators have four sweeps in their last five matches.

To finish up the season, Florida will be back in the O’Dome to face Arkansas and Texas A&M.

How it Happened

The Gators essentially led for the entire match. The largest lead the Bulldogs held was in the second frame at 1-0.

Rachael Kramer led everyone with 14 kills on 20 swings. She made no errors and ended the match with a .700 clip. Holly Carlton was the only other player to reach double digits with 10 on 15 attacks. She made one error and finished with a .600 clip.

Kramer also led everyone in the blocking department. She picked up five. Lauren Dooley and Paige Hammons chipped in with four each as well.

Senior Morgyn Greer led the Gators in service aces with three, followed by Hammons with two and Carlton with one.

Marlie Monserez served up 32 assists.

The Difference

The Bulldogs struggled to keep up with the Gators at the net. Florida finished the match with 11 total blocks, while Georgia managed zero.

This allowed Florida to have a field day offensively. The Gators finished the match with a season-high clip of .513. Georgia hit for .120 as a team.

SEC Standings

Florida and No. 14 Kentucky remain in a deadlock in the SEC standings. Both teams sit at 14-2 in conference play with two matches remaining. The Wildcats face LSU on Wednesday and Ole Miss on Saturday. For the full list of the rankings, click here.

Remaining Schedule

With their last road fixture in the bag, the Gators will return to Exactech Arena to finish up the regular season.

On Wednesday, Florida will host the Arkansas Razorbacks at 5 p.m. The Gators picked up a sweep over the Hogs earlier this season in Fayetteville.

To end the season, the Gators face Texas A&M on Saturday at 4 p.m. In October, the Gators won in five sets in College Station.

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