ORU Volleyball Falls in Summit League Championship Match at Denver

ORU Volleyball Falls in Summit League Championship Match at Denver

The Basics
Summit League Championship Finals
Score:
No. 2 Oral Roberts 1 – No. 1 Denver 3
Records: ORU (15-13) – DU (23-5)
Location: Hamilton Gymnasium (Denver, Colo.)

DENVER, Colo. – The No. 2 Oral Roberts volleyball team had its title dreams dashed in a four-set loss (14-25, 25-23, 19-25, 16-25) to No. 1 Denver Sunday afternoon in The Summit League Championship match at Hamilton Gymnasium.

The Golden Eagles climbed back into the match by winning a tight second set, 25-23, but could not derail the Pioneers playing in front of their home fans.

Laura Milos was hitting from everywhere on the court and finished with a match-high 25 kills, while hitting for a .333 average, but ORU could not slow down the Pioneers' middle attack. The senior recorded her 11th double-double of the season adding 10 digs.

Inside the Box Score

  • Seniors Laura Milos and Shelby Cox earned a spot on the Summit League All-Tournament Team for their efforts over the weekend.
  • Cox added seven kills for ORU, while Lara Picht added six.
  • Megan Doran was superb at the net for the Golden Eagles defensively as she has all tournament, posting a team-best six block assists.
  • Bria Bergman totaled 24 set assists pacing the team and Lucija Bojanjac added 20.
  • Libero Tori Roe led ORU with 14 digs and Milos registered 10.

Up Next
The Golden Eagles await their potential selection into the National Invitational Volleyball Championship (NIVC) tournament, which will be announced Nov. 26.

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