During the first set of Florida’s sweep over Texas A&M, the Gator’s strong 6’8″ middle blocker Rachael Kramer had a small ankle injury scare that kept her out of most of the first set.
Rhamat Alhassan (pictured in the middle) dominated on both ends of the court as #2 Florida swept Texas A&M to stay atop the SEC table.
There are only currently six active members of the 1,000 kill/500 block club, but that group is set to grow by at least one during Week 13 action with Michigan State’s Alyssa Garvelink just 10 kills away.
Florida’s Rhamat Alhassan took over the top spot in blocks per set (1.81), while Eastern Illinois’ Taylor Smith has now registered nine triple doubles on the year, including both of the team’s Week 12 matches.
Last years co-SEC champions, Missouri and #4 Florida, meet for a top-three SEC showdown; November 12 Preview
The win over Arkansas was a huge match for Florida as they recorded their third 80 digs four-set match since 2008 along with having three players with at least eight blocks for the first time since 2004.
Lipscomb junior outside hitter Carlyle Nusbaum averaged 7.43 kills and 4.14 digs per set en route to VolleyMob Player of the Week honors.
Senior middle blocker Rhamat Alhassan became the Gators all-time blocking leader as No. 4 Florida notched its 20th win of the season in a road sweep of Tennessee on Sunday.
#4 Florida got revenge from their first loss of the season two weeks ago by sweeping #6 Kentucky in Lexington.
#6 Kentucky hosts #4 Florida as the Wildcats look for the season sweep of the Gators and control of the SEC; November 1 Preview.