Score: Oral Roberts 3 – Western Illinois 1 (25-11, 25-16, 19-25, 25-16)
Records: Oral Roberts (14-12, 8-5); Western Illinois (3-26, 1-13)
Location: Macomb, Ill. – Western Hall
MACOMB, Ill. – The Oral Roberts volleyball team hit over the .300 mark for just the fourth time this season taking a 3-1 win over Western Illinois Sunday in Summit League action.
The offense for ORU was impressive again Sunday hitting over.360 in three of the four sets taking a 25-11 25-16, 19-25, 25-16 victory.
Individually, four players hit over .350 led by Shelby Cox's .533 hitting percentage while Laura Milos tallied 20 kills. Milos also finished with a career high 19 digs for her 12th double-double of the season and 20th of her career.
Western Illinois hit just .112 as a team and was led by Peyton Crosser who tallied 13 kills.
Oral Roberts: Laura Milos finished with 20 kills for the eighth straight match and tallied a career-high 19 digs.
Western Illinois: Peyton Crosser finished with 13 kills and eight digs for the Leathernecks.
INSIDE THE BOX SCORE
- ORU hit over .400 in both the first and fourth set and added a .361 hitting percentage in the second set as the Golden Eagles dominated the Leathernecks.
- Milos posted a career-high 19 digs to finish with her 12th double-double of the season and 20th of her career.
- Milos extended her streak of 20 plus kills to eight consecutive matches and 13 of the last 14.
- Bojanjac posted 46 assists giving her six straight matches with 40 or more assists.
- Shelby Cox hit over the .500 mark for the second time in three matches and the fourth time this season.
- Jovana Poljasevic hit over .340 for a third straight match and has 22 kills in her last two matches with just four errors.
- ORU swept the season series against Western Illinois and has now won 12 straight matches vs. the Leathernecks.
The Golden Eagles travel to Omaha for a rare mid-week meeting Tuesday with the Mavericks. First serve is set for 7 p.m.
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