Bringing on nine new players this season, the Florida Gators Volleyball team will have some learning to do this year. Even though they are a fairly young team, the Gators are returning three of their top starters. As the preseason tournaments get underway, head coach Mary Wise discussed her team's upcoming season.
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HERO: Which players will log significant minutes for your team this year?
Wise: Alex Holton, Rhamat Allhassan, and Carli Snyder.
HERO: What will be the biggest difference between this year's team and last year's team?
Wise: It’s the year of the unknowns. We have nine new players, a new setter, we graduated our libero and so many big point scorers for our team. However, what we do know is we have three returning players with a whole lot of experience; Alex Holton, Rhamat Allhassan, and Carli Snyder.
HERO: Which newcomers do you think will make the biggest impact for your team this season?
Wise: Early to make that call with nine new players.
HERO: Who is the captain of this year's team?
Wise: Our captain this year is Rhamat Alhassan.
HERO: Is there anything else you want fans to know about your team?
Wise: We have a large roster this year but it’s not just quantity it's quality that we have. We have players in every position making plays and making us better.
BR-8 FLORIDA GATORS WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL SNAPSHOT
Head Coach: Mary Wise
2015 Overall: 25-6