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Badgers best Florida in five sets to advance to Final Four

Wisconsin wins 3-2 (30-28, 25-18, 25-22, 25-18, 15-12) for the Badgers fourth Final Four appearance in program history.
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Published: Apr. 19, 2021 at 8:27 PM CDT
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MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - It wasn’t easy, but one-seeded Wisconsin Badgers volleyball survived a five set fight from eight-seeded Florida to advance to the Final Four.

In the first five set match of the season for the undefeated Badgers, the two teams traded a victory in each set as Wisconsin won 3-2 (30-28, 25-18, 25-22, 25-18, 15-12) for the Badgers fourth Final Four appearance in program history.

Molly Haggerty led the way in kills for a second straight match with 17, while Dana Rettke had 16 kills including the match-winner.

Lauren Barnes had 28 digs while Giorgia Civita and Sydney Hilley had 17 each.

Wisconsin will face Texas in the national semifinals on Thursday with a second straight trip to the national championship on the line.

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