Florida Gators volleyball announces 2020 schedule

Special report on the Florida Gators volleyball team:

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The fall portion of the 2020 volleyball schedule has been set by the Southeastern Conference, as the league announced Tuesday.


Last month, the SEC announced the fall format would include eight matches against four opponents. Those eight matches will be played as double-headers, consisting of two home weekends and two away weekends.

The Gators are slated to make their 2020 debut at Auburn on Wednesday, Oct. 21 at 8 p.m. ET. Florida then returns to action against the Tigers on Thursday, Oct. 22 at 8 p.m. ET in Auburn Arena.


The following week, the Crimson Tide head to Exactech Arena at the Stephen C. O’Connell Center for the Gators’ home opening weekend on Friday, Oct. 30 and Saturday, Oct. 31. Friday’s first serve is set for a 7 p.m. start, while Saturday’s matchup time is TBD.


After a bye weekend on Nov. 6-8, Florida travels to South Carolina for matches on Wednesday, Nov. 11 and Thursday, Nov. 12. Wednesday’s match will start at 8 p.m. and Thursday’s first serve is TBD.


To wrap up the fall portion of the schedule, Florida hosts Georgia on Friday, Nov. 20 and Saturday, Nov. 21. Friday’s matchup is set for a 7 p.m. start, with Saturday’s match time will be determined at a later date.


Details on fan capacity will also be determined at a later date.  


Fall 2020 Schedule

Day Opponent Start Time (ET)
Weekend of Oct. 16-18 BYE
Wednesday, Oct. 21 at Auburn 8:00 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 22 at Auburn 8:00 p.m.
FRIDAY, OCT. 30 ALABAMA 7:00 p.m.
Weekend of Nov. 6-8 BYE  
Wednesday, Nov. 11 at South Carolina 8:00 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 12 at South Carolina TBD
FRIDAY, NOV. 20 GEORGIA 7:00 p.m.
Week of Nov. 23-27 MAKEUP WEEK





  • The Gators hold a distinct series advantage over each of the four opponents they face this season:
    • Florida is 49-2 overall against the Auburn Tigers, including 45-1 under the helm of Mary Wise
    • The Gators hold an undefeated record against Alabama with 47 wins, including a 45-0 record under Wise
    • Florida is 58-7 overall against South Carolina, including a 52-2 record under Wise
    • UF is 66-9 against Georgia in program history, with Wise holding a 63-1 record


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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.