Aug. 29, 2005
GAINESVILLE, Fla. - - Jane Collymore led #8 Florida with 16 kills and 10 digs as the Jacksonville volleyball team fell to the Gators, 3-0, on Monday night.
Eva Stoilova led the Dolphins (0-4) with eight kills and 13 digs, the third time in four matches that she has recorded double figures in digs.
Game one was a battle from the start, with the Dolphins cutting the Gators lead to two, 16-14, on a kill by Stoilova. The Gators picked up the pace, going on a 14-5 run to take the game, 30-19.
Florida (1-0) took an early in game two and after a short JU run, the Gators closed out the game a 17-8 run to take a 2-0 lead, 30-17.
In game three, the Gators took an early 4-1 lead and never looked back. Despite a late run by the Dolphins, Florida sealed the match with a 30-20 win.
Marcie Hampton and Amber McCray both had 10 kills apiece for the Gators. Rachel Engel finished with a match-high 18 digs for Florida.
Jacksonville returns to the court on Wednesday for the home opener against UCF. First serve is set for 7 p.m.