The Florida Gators fell to the Kentucky Wildcats in five sets (25-21, 15-25, 23-25, 26-24, 15-12) for the second time this season. As a result, Kentucky (13-2) overtook Florida (12-2) in the Southeastern Conference standings.
The 12th-ranked Florida Gators fell to the No. 15 Kentucky Wildcats in five sets in Lexington. This is the first loss for the Gators in 10 matches.
Florida Gators sophomore setter Marlie Monserez was named SEC Setter of the Week following her impressive showings against Auburn and Georgia.
The Georgia Bulldogs came to the O’Dome to play. UGA took the first set against the No. 12 Gators; previously, Florida hadn’t dropped the first set of a match since their 0-3 loss to No. 8 Minnesota on Sept. 7.