VB: Huskers vs. No. 2 Florida — Pre-match Notes and Quotes

No. 2 Florida

Rhamat Alhassan

Senior | Middle Blocker | 6-4

​Controlling the four-time AVCA All-American will be the biggest challenge for the Huskers in securing a win. Alhassan led her team to the finals with 17 kills on .517 hitting against Stanford while contributing four block assists. The last time Alhassan faced Nebraska, she had just eight kills on a .172 hitting percentage. However, a lot has changed since then. The middle blocker finished her senior campaign hitting .399 with 2.69 kills and 1.75 blocks per set.

Caroline Knop

Senior | Libero | 5-8

Knop joins Nebraska’s Holman on the AVCA honorable mention team after leading her team with 4.51 digs per set for a season total 505. Knop ranked third for the Gators this season with 105 assists while also chipping in 14 service aces. Against Stanford, the libero recorded a team-high 20 digs, three more than she did against Nebraska in regular-season play.

Rachael Kramer

Sophomore | Middle Blocker | 6-8

The last time Kramer matched up against Nebraska, she led her team on the offensive front; recording 20 kills on 28 swings. Kramer earned a spot on the AVCA third-team with a .429 season hitting percentage and 1.06 block per set average. In her semifinal performance, Kramer went 8-21 but recorded just as many attack errors as she did kills (8).

Carli Snyder

Senior | Outside Hitter | 6-1

Snyder earned a spot on the AVCA All-America second team this year after finishing the regular season averaging 3.44 kills per set on a .231 hitting percentage. Against Stanford in the semifinals, Snyder ranked second on the team with 16 kills while hitting .196 and recording nine digs. Against Nebraska this season, Snyder led her team with 27 digs but nabbed just eight kills on 46 swings.

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