COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Owls volleyball team worked hard against NCAA DIII opponent Rhodes College on Tuesday, Oct. 9. The W battled back from point deficits and continued long rallies in an attempt to gain a victory over the Lynx. Even with the newfound energy, the Owls were unable to stay ahead of Rhodes falling in three sets (16-25, 16-25, 21-25).
SHREVEPORT, La. – Playing in its first road matches in two weeks, The W volleyball team dropped back-to-back matches at Centenary College in two 3-0 decision on Sunday, Oct. 6.
COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Owls volleyball team started off strong during its Military Appreciation Game against in-state foe Belhaven University. The W battled for every point in the first set to force a scoring war but it was not enough to keep the Owls on top. After a 27-25 loss in the first set, The W was struggled to keep the momentum going, closing the match under the Blazers in three; 25-27, 10-25, 14-25.
COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Owls volleyball team hosted Sewanee: The University of the South on Friday, Sept. 28 in its second home game of the season. The W mounted a great defense and limited unforced errors to play a great game against the Tigers. Despite the effort, the Owls were unable to defeat Sewanee, falling in three sets (12-25, 19-25, 13-25)
COLUMBUS, Miss. – The Owls volleyball team hosted Huntingdon College on Thursday, Sept. 27 in its 2018 home opener. The W started the match strong but was unable to finish, falling 3-0 (24-26, 22-25, 9-25) to the Hawks.
MARION, Ala. – The Owls volleyball team played its best match of the 2018 season at Judson College on Tuesday, Sept. 25. The W pushed back when down to defeat the Eagles in the first five set match of the season, 3-2.
TOUGALOO, Miss. – Mid-season fatigue is beginning to settle into the Owls volleyball team. The W did well statistically during the University of Dallas Volleyball Tournament but struggled during a Tuesday match against Tougaloo College. The Owls were unable to get their game going and fell 0-3 (2-25, 9-25, 13-25) to the Bulldogs on Tuesday, Sept. 18.
DALLAS, Tex. – The Owls volleyball team moves to 1-12 on the season after Saturday’s loss to Randall University. The W took on the Saints in the last match of the University of Dallas Tournament on Saturday, Sept. 15. The Owls played well offensive but created points for their opponent through errors to take the loss in four sets; 22-25, 24-26, 25-16, 17-25.
DALLAS, Tex. – The Owls volleyball split day one of the University of Dallas Volleyball Tournament. The W gained its first win of the season by defeated Southwestern Adventist University, 3-0. In the Owls second match of the day, they played well but struggled to score points, falling 0-3 to the University of Dallas.
SEWANEE, Tenn. – On Thursday, Sept. 12, The W volleyball team (0-10) faced off against Sewanee: The University of the South (9-1), a promising team currently ranked second in the Southern Athletic Conference. After playing against Covenant College Wednesday, the Owls adjusted their game plan in hopes to best their out-of-state foe. The W, still laying the ground work for the season, was unsuccessful in its attempt, dropping the match in three sets; 5-25, 13-25, 18-25.