VB Sweeps USAO 3-0 at Home


Bartlesville, Okla. – Volleyball welcomed the USAO Drovers to the Mueller Sports Center Monday evening and the Lady Eagles would continue their strong play at home. After fending off a tough Drover attack in the first set (25-22), OKWU would go on to sweep the match and win the next two sets (25-14 & 25-18). OKWU was able to control the pace of the match  as they outscored USAO at the net in kills (35-22), aces (9-5), and blocks (10-2).

Riley Roth led the offense for the lady Eagles as she collected 8 kills and 4 blocks with the help of setter Elli Torres Matos who added 18 assists and 6 digs to her resume. Kenadee Valdez was there to help protect the net as she had 6 blocks and 4 kills throughout the match.

With the win, OKWU improves to 9-6 on the season. They will hit the road Wednesday to kick off their KCAC conference play in Lindsborg, Kansas to take on the Bethany Swedes at 7 PM.