2016 Women's Volleyball News

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    December 06, 2016
    Milos Caps 2016 with AVCA All-Region Honor LEXINGTON, Ky. – Oral Roberts volleyball's Laura Milos capped an incredible 2016 campaign earning AVCA All-Region Honorable Mention honors Tuesday.
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    November 19, 2016
    Golden Eagles End 2016 in Summit League Semifinal Loss at Denver DENVER, Colo. – The No. 5 seed Oral Roberts volleyball team could not keep pace with top-seed and host Denver falling in three sets (24-26, 19-25, 12-25) Saturday night in The Summit League Championship Semifinals from Hamilton Gymnasium.
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    November 18, 2016
    No. 5 ORU Sweeps No. 4 Fort Wayne in Summit League Quarterfinals DENVER, Colo. – The No. 5 seed Oral Roberts volleyball team dominated from start to finish in a 3-0 sweep (25-11, 25-18, 25-23) of fourth-seeded Fort Wayne in the quarterfinals of The Summit League Championships Friday night at Hamilton Gymnasium on the campus of the University of Denver.
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    November 17, 2016
    ORU Trio Lands Postseason Volleyball Honors from Summit League DENVER, Colo. – Oral Roberts volleyball earned recognition Thursday night as Laura Milos was named First-Team All-Summit League for 2016, while Brianna Greenlee and Taylan Nero were named to the All-Freshmen Team.
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    November 16, 2016
    Volleyball Opens The Summit League Championships Friday Against Fort Wayne DENVER, Colo. – The Oral Roberts volleyball teams enters the 2016 Summit League Championships as the No. 5 seed and opens play Friday night at 6 p.m. in the quarterfinals against No. 4-seeded Fort Wayne at Hamilton Gymnasium on the campus of the University of Denver.
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    November 14, 2016
    ORU's Milos Lands Fifth Summit League Weekly Award of 2016 ELMHURST, Ill. – ORU’s outside hitter Laura Milos was named Summit League Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week and USD’s defensive specialist Lauren Mattison garnered the league’s Defensive Player of the Week awards for their performances, Nov. 7-13. The awards mark the final weekly honors of the season.
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    November 13, 2016
    Bojanjac, Milos Combine to Push Golden Eagles to Sweep of IUPUI TULSA, Okla. – Lucija Bojanjac and Laura Milos were spectacular as the Oral Roberts volleyball team closed its regular season with a sweep of IUPUI in a tightly-contested battle (28-26, 28-26, 25-22) Sunday afternoon at the Aerobics Center. The win gives the Golden Eagles the No. 5 seed in the upcoming Summit League Championships with an 8-8 record in league play.
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    November 11, 2016
    Golden Eagles Soar to Senior Night Sweep over Mastodons TULSA, Okla. – With emotions running high on Senior Night, the Oral Roberts volleyball team soared to a 3-0 (29-27, 25-23, 25-21) sweep of Fort Wayne Friday night in The Summit League.
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    November 10, 2016
    Golden Eagles Put Finishing Touches on 2016 Regular Season at Home TULSA, Okla. – Having already clinched a spot in The Summit League Championships, the Oral Roberts volleyball team (14-14 overall, 6-8 SL) plays its final two home games of the season Friday (Nov. 11) at 7 p.m. and Sunday (Nov. 13) at 1:30 p.m. hosting Fort Wayne and IUPUI, respectively.
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    November 07, 2016
    Milos Nabs Fourth Summit League Player of the Week Honor ELMHURST, Ill. – ORU’s outside hitter Laura Milos was named Summit League Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week and NDSU’s libero and defensive specialist Mikaela Purnell garnered the league’s Defensive Player of the Week awards for their performances, Oct. 31- Nov. 6.
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    November 06, 2016
    Milos' 33 Kills Not Enough in ORU's Five-Set Loss at Omaha OMAHA, Neb. – The Oral Roberts volleyball team rallied back to force a fifth set on the road at Omaha Sunday afternoon and staved off 10 match points in the finale only to fall 3-2 (23-25, 25-20, 20-25, 25-19, 23-25) at Baxter Arena.
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    November 04, 2016
    ORU Volleyball Falls at Denver, 3-0 DENVER, Colo. – The Oral Roberts volleyball team could not pull off the season sweep of league-leading Denver, falling on the road in three sets (18-25, 13-25, 20-25) Friday night at Hamilton Gymnasium.
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    November 03, 2016
    Golden Eagles Close Road Season at Denver, Omaha TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts volleyball team (14-12 overall, 6-6 SL) heads on its final road trip of the season trying to clinch a spot in The Summit League postseason tournament facing Denver (Nov. 4) and Omaha (Nov. 6).
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    November 01, 2016
    Golden Eagles Dominant at Western Illinois in 3-0 Sweep MACOMB, Ill. – The Oral Roberts volleyball team was efficient from start to finish picking up a lopsided victory in three sets at Western Illinois Tuesday evening (25-8, 25-18, 25-19) to even its record in The Summit League at 6-6 and sweep the season series.
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    October 31, 2016
    ORU Heads to Mid-Week Clash at Western Illinois TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts volleyball team faces a quick turnaround heading to Macomb, Illinois for a mid-week matchup against Western Illinois Tuesday at 5 p.m. The Golden Eagles are coming off a five-set, road win over South Dakota State Friday and attempt to even their record in The Summit League against the 1-11 Fighting Leathernecks.
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    October 28, 2016
    Golden Eagles Use Late Rally to Down Jackrabbits, 3-2 BROOKINGS, S.D. – The Oral Roberts volleyball team needed to win the final two sets to pull off the 3-2 road victory at South Dakota State Friday night (27-25, 24-26, 17-25, 25-22, 15-11) starting a crucial road trip in The Summit League at Frost Arena.
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    October 27, 2016
    Golden Eagles Begin Critical Road Stretch at SDSU Friday TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts volleyball team enters a critical four-match road trip spanning nine days, starting Friday (Oct. 28) at South Dakota State with first serve scheduled 7 p.m. The Golden Eagles currently hold the sixth and final spot for The Summit League Tournament with six matches to play.
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    October 22, 2016
    ORU Falters Late, Suffers 3-1 Home Loss to North Dakota State TULSA, Okla. – After taking the opening set, the Oral Roberts volleyball team looked in command, but North Dakota State claimed the next three sets for a 3-1 win in The Summit League Saturday night at the Aerobics Center (25-19, 23-25, 16-25, 16-25).
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    October 21, 2016
    ORU Defense Slips in 3-0 Loss to South Dakota TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts volleyball team dropped a three-set match to The Summit League-leading South Dakota Friday night at the Aerobics Center (17-25, 17-25, 21-25).
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    October 20, 2016
    ORU Volleyball Returns Home for Pair with Coyotes, Bison TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts volleyball team (12-10 overall, 4-4 SL) begins the second half of The Summit League schedule Friday night playing host to league-leading South Dakota before a matchup with North Dakota State Saturday night at the Aerobics Center.
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    October 18, 2016
    ORU’s Milos Featured on espnW Volleyball Weekly Five Things Check the NCAA leaders and you'll find the name Laura Milos multiple times.
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    October 17, 2016
    Laura Milos Lands Third Player of the Week Honor from The Summit League in 2016 ELMHURST, Ill. – Oral Roberts' outside hitter Laura Milos was named Summit League Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week and IUPUI's middle blocker Abby Boatman and North Dakota State's Mikaela Purnell garnered the league's Defensive Player of the Week awards for their performances, Oct. 10 - 16.
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    October 15, 2016
    ORU's Sirola Gets Win No. 250 as Golden Eagles Close Road Trip with Straight-Set Win at Fort Wayne FORT WAYNE, Ind. – The Oral Roberts volleyball team got back to its winning ways Saturday night picking up a decisive three-set victory over Fort Wayne in The Summit League play (25-22, 25-20, 25-18) giving head coach Sheera Sirola her 250th career victory.
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    October 14, 2016
    Golden Eagles Edged in Four at IUPUI INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The Oral Roberts volleyball team fell behind early and could not overcome the deficit falling to IUPUI in four sets Friday night in The Summit League action at The Jungle (20-25, 25-27, 25-13, 23-25).
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    October 13, 2016
    Golden Eagles Try to Extend Streak with Pair in Indiana TULSA, Okla. – After winning three-straight at home, the Oral Roberts volleyball team (11-9 overall, 3-3 SL) tries to extend its streak on the road with a pair of The Summit League matches in Indiana facing IUPUI (Oct. 14) and Fort Wayne (Oct. 15).
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    October 11, 2016
    ORU Jumps on Denver Early, Holds on for Five-Set Win TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts volleyball team raced out to a 2-0 set lead before visiting Denver rallied back to even the match and force a fifth set. The home side powered through and closed out its third-consecutive win Tuesday night in front of a boisterous crowd at the Aerobics Center (25-19, 25-23, 21-25, 21-25, 15-10).
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    October 10, 2016
    Cox Lands The Summit League Player of the Week Honors ELMHURST, Ill. – Denver’s right side hitter Kayla Principato and Oral Roberts’ middle blocker Shelby Cox were named Summit League Volleyball Offensive Players of the Week and South Dakota’s setter Brittany Jessen garnered the league’s Defensive Player of the Week awards for their performances, Oct. 3- 9.
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    October 10, 2016
    Golden Eagles Seek Third-Straight Win Hosting Pioneers Tuesday TULSA, Okla. – Playing its third match in five days, the Oral Roberts volleyball team looks for its three-consecutive win hosting The Summit League preseason favorite Denver Tuesday night at the Aerobics Center at 7 p.m. The Golden Eagles close a four-match homestand against the Pioneers after picking up a pair of sweeps over Western Illinois and South Dakota State moving to 10-9 overall and 2-3 in league play. Denver comes to Tulsa as winners of three-in-a-row and a 4-1 record in The Summit League.
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    October 09, 2016
    Golden Eagles Shut Down Jackrabbits in 3-0 Sweep TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts volleyball team shut down South Dakota State in a 3-0 sweep Sunday afternoon in The Summit League action at the Aerobics Center (25-15, 25-16, 25-22).
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    October 07, 2016
    Laura Milos Tabbed The Summit League Female Athlete of the Month ELMHURST, Ill. – The Summit League has selected Oral Roberts volleyball player Laura Milos (Porec, Croatia) as the Female Athlete of the Month and IUPUI cross country runner Robert Murphy (Warsaw, Ind.) as the Male Athlete of the Month for August/September.
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    October 07, 2016
    ORU Sweeps Past Western Illinois, 3-0 TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts volleyball team used a balanced attack, getting six or more kills from five different players, to sweep visiting Western Illinois Friday night at the Aerobics Center winning 3-0 (25-23, 25-18, 25-12) for its first victory in The Summit League in 2016.
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    October 06, 2016
    Volleyball Continues Homestand against Leathernecks and Jackrabbits TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts volleyball team plays the first of three home matches in a five-day span at the Aerobics Center facing Western Illinois Friday at 7 p.m. The Golden Eagles dropped a five-set contest to Omaha in the opening match of the homestand Sunday and are now 8-9 overall, while the Leathernecks make the trip having lost seven of their last eight for a 4-17 record. The weekend continues with a Sunday afternoon matinee as South Dakota State comes to town for a 1 p.m. match.
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    October 02, 2016
    Volleyball Drops 3-2 Decision to Omaha Sophomore Karyn Chrisman and junior Shelby Cox posted career days offensively but the Oral Roberts volleyball team could not get over the hump against Omaha and fell 3-2 in five sets (25-15, 23-25, 14-25, 25-22, 12-15) Sunday afternoon at the Aerobics Center.
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    September 30, 2016
    Four Match Homestand Starts Sunday For just the second time this season, the Oral Roberts volleyball team will be at home Sunday as the Golden Eagles host Omaha at 1:30 p.m. inside the Aerobics Center. ORU enters the weekend 8-8 while Omaha is 3-14, but will face South Dakota State Friday night. Both teams are looking for their first Summit League wins of the year.
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    September 25, 2016
    Errors Prove Costly in 3-0 Setback at South Dakota VERMILLION, S.D. – The Oral Roberts volleyball team gave up big runs in each of the three sets and made too many unforced errors as they fell to Summit League leading South Dakota 3-0 Sunday afternoon.
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    September 23, 2016
    Golden Eagles Fall in Tight 3-1 Battle with NDSU Two of the four sets went to extra points and the Oral Roberts volleyball team battled and made a furious rally in the fourth set but could not close the gap as the Golden Eagles fell 3-1 (17-25, 32-30, 24-26, 22-25) to North Dakota State Friday night at Bentson Bunker Fieldhouse.
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    September 22, 2016
    ORU Starts Summit League Play in the Dakotas The Oral Roberts volleyball team will begin Summit League play this weekend as the Golden Eagles travel to North Dakota State and South Dakota on Friday and Sunday, respectively. It is the opening weekend of league play, but the Golden Eagles (8-6) enter with the second most wins in the league this year, only trailing South Dakota (11-2).
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    September 20, 2016
    Golden Eagles Sweep Arkansas in Home Opener TULSA, Okla. – Oral Roberts picked up a three-set sweep in its final non-conference tuneup over Arkansas in its home opener at the Aerobic Center Tuesday night in front of 1,272 fans.
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    September 19, 2016
    Volleyball Faces Arkansas In Home Opener Tuesday Night TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts volleyball team will open its home slate of the 2016 schedule Tuesday night at the Aerobics Center when Arkansas comes to town for it final non-conference tuneup. First serve is scheduled for 7 p.m. at the Cooper Aerobics Center. Admission is free.
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    September 19, 2016
    Milos Tabbed Summit League Player of the Week ELMHURST, Ill. – Oral Roberts outside hitter Laura Milos was named Summit League Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week and South Dakota State defensive specialist Ellie Benson and South Dakota middle blocker Lindsey Brown garnered the league's Defensive Player of the Week awards for their performances, Sept. 12-18.
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