#7 Florida Gators volleyball takes on #1 Stanford on Wednesday

Special report on the Florida Gators volleyball team:

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The No. 7 Florida volleyball team is set to host defending national champions and current top-ranked Stanford at Exactech Arena on Wednesday night.


First serve is slated for 8 p.m. on the SEC Network, with Courtney Lyle and Holly McPeak on the call.


In home openers, the Gators hold a 30-5 record overall since 1984.


Both Florida and Stanford are coming off 2-0 weekends, with the Gators defeating No. 25 Louisville and Dayton. Stanford topped both College of Charleston and Duke to start the season unblemished.


The last time these two teams faced off was one for the ages, with Florida winning the five-setter to send the squad to the 2017 National Championship match.


Rachael Kramer recorded eight kills in the match, leading all returners, while Mia Sokolowski added five. Those two also combined for eight blocks, with Kramer posting a team-leading five.



  • Brand new court projection
  • The first 1,000 fans to Exactech Arena will get a Point Florida Rally Towel
  • The first 500 UF students will receive “We Get Loud” T-Shirts
  • Students Block Party: The student block party will include games (cornhole, spikeball) as well as giveaways (Koozies, schedule magnets and key tags). There will also be a live DJ and the Gators Football student section will be able to pick up their t-shirts

No. 7 Florida vs. No. 1 Stanford Broadcast Information
Time & Date:
Wednesday, Sept. 4 | 8 p.m.
SEC Network
Live Stats:
Florida Gators Ticket Office
ESPN 98.1FM/850AM


Series Information – No. 7 Florida vs. No. 1 Stanford
Cardinal | 2018 season synopsis: 34-1 overall, 20-0 Pac-12 | National Champions

  • This is the 12th meeting between the Gators and Stanford
  • Florida trails 5-6, all matches coming under Mary Wise
  • 3-set: 2-2 | 4-set: 1-2 | 5-set: 2-2
  • Home: 1-1 | Away: 1-1 | Neutral: 3-4
  • Last Time Out: Dec. 14, 2017 | Kansas City, Mo. | W, 3-2 (25-22, 25-21, 18-25, 18-25, 15-10)

TICKET INFO | Gator Ticket Office Online | Call: 352-375-4683 x6800 (Open M-F, 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.)


Season Ticket Prices:

  • Reserved (Sections 09*, 11*, 13*, 15*, 23, 25, 27, 29) – $50 [all ages]
  • General Admission (All other lower bowl areas) – $35 [ages 13 and up]
  • Courtside Season Pass (subject to availability) $150 [all ages]
  • Loge Seating (subject to availability) [in front of the Sideline Club] – $75 [all ages]


Single-Match Ticket Prices:

  • Reserved (Sections 09*, 11*, 13*, 15*, 23, 25, 27, 29) | $6 [all ages]
  • General Admission (All other lower bowl areas) | $4 [ages 13 and up] / FREE [ages 12 and under]
  • Student General Admission – FREE [with valid Gator1 ID]
Andrew Spivey
Andrew always knew he wanted to be involved with sports in some capacity. He began by coaching high school football for six years before deciding to pursue a career in journalism. While coaching, he was a part of two state semifinal teams in the state of Alabama. Given his past coaching experience, he figured covering recruiting would be a perfect fit. He began his career as an intern for Rivals.com, covering University of Florida football recruiting. After interning with Rivals for six months, he joined the Gator Country family as a recruiting analyst. Andrew enjoys spending his free time on the golf course and watching his beloved Atlanta Braves. Follow him on Twitter at @AndrewSpiveyGC.