For the second straight year, the Wisconsin volleyball team will compete in the NCAA National Semifinals. The Badgers (15-0) advanced with a 30-28, 18-25, 25-22, 18-25, 15-12 win over eighth-seeded Florida on Monday night from the CHI Health Center Arena in Omaha, Nebraska.
Redshirt senior Molly Haggerty led Wisconsin with 17 kills while Dana Rettke had 16 and Grace Loberg 10.
The Badgers had been forced to go five sets all season long, but they were put to the challenge by the Gators on Monday night.
Wisconsin hit a season-low .153 (59 kills – 30 errors – 189 attempts) against the Gators that hit .170 (63-31-188).
The Badgers were out-blocked 12-9, marking just the second time this season they have been out-blocked. Freshman Devyn Robinson recorded a career-high six blocks to lead UW. [Read more…]