2016 Women's Volleyball News

  • 2016-17 #TopORUMoments; #10 - Milos Leads Nation in Aces per Set
    July 07, 2017
    Junior Laura Milos dominated the competition all season long, and was recognized at the end of the year by the NCAA as the statistical leader in service aces per set (0.74).
  • Milos Honored as NCAA Volleyball Statistical Leader
    April 20, 2017
    TULSA, Okla. – Oral Roberts volleyball's Laura Milos was honored Tuesday night at the ELI Awards receiving a plaque from the NCAA after leading the nation in service aces per set. The junior tallied 81 service aces and 0.74 aces per set that not only led The Summit League, but was the best in all of NCAA Division I volleyball.
  • Milos Caps 2016 with AVCA All-Region Honor
    December 06, 2016
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – Oral Roberts volleyball's Laura Milos capped an incredible 2016 campaign earning AVCA All-Region Honorable Mention honors Tuesday.
  • Golden Eagles End 2016 in Summit League Semifinal Loss at Denver
    November 19, 2016
    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.
  • No. 5 ORU Sweeps No. 4 Fort Wayne in Summit League Quarterfinals
    November 18, 2016
    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.
  • ORU Trio Lands Postseason Volleyball Honors from Summit League
    November 17, 2016
    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.
  • Volleyball Opens The Summit League Championships Friday Against Fort Wayne
    November 16, 2016
    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.
  • ORU's Milos Lands Fifth Summit League Weekly Award of 2016
    November 14, 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.
  • Bojanjac, Milos Combine to Push Golden Eagles to Sweep of IUPUI
    November 13, 2016
    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.
  • Golden Eagles Soar to Senior Night Sweep over Mastodons
    November 11, 2016
    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.
  • Golden Eagles Put Finishing Touches on 2016 Regular Season at Home
    November 10, 2016
    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.
  • Milos Nabs Fourth Summit League Player of the Week Honor
    November 07, 2016
    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.
  • Milos' 33 Kills Not Enough in ORU's Five-Set Loss at Omaha
    November 06, 2016
    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.
  • ORU Volleyball Falls at Denver, 3-0
    November 04, 2016
    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.
  • Golden Eagles Close Road Season at Denver, Omaha
    November 03, 2016
    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).
  • Golden Eagles Dominant at Western Illinois in 3-0 Sweep
    November 01, 2016
    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.
  • ORU Heads to Mid-Week Clash at Western Illinois
    October 31, 2016
    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.
  • Golden Eagles Use Late Rally to Down Jackrabbits, 3-2
    October 28, 2016
    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.
  • Golden Eagles Begin Critical Road Stretch at SDSU Friday
    October 27, 2016
    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.
  • ORU Falters Late, Suffers 3-1 Home Loss to North Dakota State
    October 22, 2016
    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).
  • ORU Defense Slips in 3-0 Loss to South Dakota
    October 21, 2016
    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).
  • ORU Volleyball Returns Home for Pair with Coyotes, Bison
    October 20, 2016
    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.
  • ORU’s Milos Featured on espnW Volleyball Weekly Five Things
    October 18, 2016
    Check the NCAA leaders and you'll find the name Laura Milos multiple times.
  • Laura Milos Lands Third Player of the Week Honor from The Summit League in 2016
    October 17, 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.
  • ORU's Sirola Gets Win No. 250 as Golden Eagles Close Road Trip with Straight-Set Win at Fort Wayne
    October 15, 2016
    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.
  • Golden Eagles Edged in Four at IUPUI
    October 14, 2016
    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).
  • Golden Eagles Try to Extend Streak with Pair in Indiana
    October 13, 2016
    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).
  • ORU Jumps on Denver Early, Holds on for Five-Set Win
    October 11, 2016
    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).
  • Cox Lands The Summit League Player of the Week Honors
    October 10, 2016
    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.
  • Golden Eagles Seek Third-Straight Win Hosting Pioneers Tuesday
    October 10, 2016
    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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