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UF Volleyball: Gators Set for NCAA Second Round

Photo by Courtney Culbreath

Courtesy of University Athletic Association

BY KATIE CALLAHAN

Florida will face Morehead State in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday at 3:30 p.m. ET

The eighth-seeded Florida volleyball team begins the 2020-21 NCAA Tournament with a second round matchup against Morehead State on Thursday afternoon after the Eagles defeated Creighton in the first round Wednesday evening.

First serve is slated for 3:30 p.m. ET on ESPN3 and the match can also be heard on the airways of 98.1 FM/850 AM.

Florida (19-3, 19-3 SEC) and Morehead State (17-1, 15-1 OVC) are facing one another for the first time in program history on Thursday.

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The Eagles are coming off a five-set win over Creighton in the first round of the tournament on Wednesday afternoon, while Florida’s last contest was a 3-1 win over Texas A&M on March 25.

The Gators are looking to make their 27th trip to the Regional Semifinals and overall, Florida is 26-4 in second round games during its 31-year NCAA Tournament history.