Micaya White led Texas to a dramatic 3-2 win over Florida.
Florida upended Nebraska on night one but there were plenty of takeaways from the first day of action.
Florida was led by their newcomers, notably Thayer Hall and Marlie Monserez, in a road victory against defending champs Nebraska.
A 2017 NCAA Championship rematch on day one of the 2018 season? That’s exactly what you get this year folks, along with some other great matchups. Here are the ones to watch opening weekend.
Florida and Kentucky should do battle at the top once again with some other sleepers to keep an eye on in the SEC.
The Gatorade National Player of the Year Thayer Hall (right) will become an instant-fan favorite for Gator fans
The Cardinal sit atop the VolleyMob 2018 Preseason Top 25.
Texas comes in at #6, right on the cusp of the top five, in a group of teams that all made at least the Elite Eight in 2017.
Florida has been picked to finish 2nd in the SEC pre-season coaches’ poll.
Stanford will look to claim the National Championship for the second time in three seasons; Way-Too-Early 2018 VolleyMob Top 25 Power Rankings (Full List).