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ORU Starts Final Regular Season Road Trip Sunday

ORU Starts Final Regular Season Road Trip Sunday

TULSA, Okla. – The Oral Roberts University volleyball team makes its final road trips of the regular season starting Sunday at Western Illinois before a Tuesday matchup at Omaha.

The Golden Eagles continue to work for postseason seeding as they try to sweep the Leathernecks and split the season series with the Mavericks. 

 

ORU at Western Illinois - Nov. 8 - Macomb, Ill. | ORU at Omaha - Nov. 10 - Omaha, Neb.
Schedule Coverage At A Glance

at Western Illinois
Sunday, Nov. 8 - 1 p.m.

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All-Time vs. WIU: 32-5
All-Time vs. UNO: 5-2

at Omaha
Tuesdsay, Nov. 10 - 7 p.m. (CST)

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Social: Facebook | Twitter // Game Notes: ORU | Western Illinois | Omaha

 

OPENING SERVE

► The Oral Roberts volleyball team beings its final stretch before The Summit League tournament Sunday and Tuesday with road trips to Western Illinois and Omaha. The Mavericks sit in third behind Denver and IUPUI as the Golden Eagles will look for revenge after a loss in Tulsa to UNO while trying to earn a sweep of the Leathernecks.

► Sophomore Laura Milos has been on a record setting pace as she was named Summit League Player of the Week for a record fifth time. Milos continues her push for all-America honors as she leads the league and ranks second in kills per set, total kills and points. She ranks second only behind Carnae Dillard of North Texas - a 2015 ORU opponent.

► Milos set a ORU and Summit League record with 12 service aces Sunday against South Dakota State. The mark was a NCAA single-match and also the most service aces since 2011 for any school at the Division I level.

► Milos, an outside hitter, has been on an incredible pace with at least 20 kills in seven straight matches and 11 of her last 12. She also set a season-high with 35 kills in a loss last weekend at league leading IUPUI. 

► Setter, Lucija Bojanjac is still keeping an impressive pace for the ORU offense. Bojanjac leads The Summit League with 11.13 assist per set which also ranks 25th nationally. She set a career-high with 69 assists last Sunday in a loss at IUPUI.

► Both Milos and Bojanjac continue to chase ORU records. Milos has climbed into the ORU career kills list and also the ORU single-season list with 512 kills this season passing her previous mark of eighth. She also now has 1,014 kills for her career moving her into ninth on the all-time list. For Bojanjac she has 2,386 assists moving her into sixth all-time while her 1,091 assists are 175 shy of breaking into the single-season list for a second consecutive season.

UP NEXT FOR ORU

The Golden Eagles finish the regular season at home against league leading Denver on Friday and North Dakota State on Sunday. 

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