On the final day of the Region XIV Tournament hosted for the first time ever by Panola College, the Fillies rallied to defeat San Jacinto-Central in a grueling 4 set match (25-27, 25-15, 28-26, 27-25) to earn their second trip to the National Tournament in two years.
After a tough 5-set loss to conference rival Tyler Junior College, the Panola College Fillies bounced back this weekend to pick up two key wins against #16 Indian Hills and Missouri State-West Plains at the Holiday Inn Invitational hosted by TJC.
The Panola College Fillies swept San Jacinto-Central in dominant fashion (25-18, 25-11, 25-18) in what was unexpectedly the Ravens opening game of the 2017 season because of schedule cancellations due to Hurricane Harvey.
Ana Oliveira, a sophomore Panola College outside hitter from Sao Paulo, Brazil, has been named a 1st Team All-American selection by both the NJCAA and the AVCA. In addition to these two latest honors, Oliveira earned Most Valuable Player of the Lee College Invitational earlier this season and then was voted Player of the Year for Region XIV-North along with 1st Team All-Conference last month.
Panola Volleyball will be hosting our annual Open Tryouts for unsigned/uncommitted seniors only Saturday, December 10, 2016 at the Arthur Johnson Gymnasium, located next to the Charles C Matthews Student Center on the Panola College campus.
The No. 1 ranked Panola College Fillies, who won the Region XIV Conference volleyball championship over the weekend in Baytown and punched their ticket to the NJCAA National Tournament, dominated voting for the All-Conference honors on Monday.
For the first time since 2009, the Panola College Fillies are headed back to the NJCAA National Tournament. PC punched their ticket by taking down Lee College, 15th ranked Wharton County, and #14 San Jacinto College.
Just one day after rising to the top of the NJCAA Division I National rankings, the Panola College Fillies found themselves in another 5-set thriller, their fourth in 8 days, this time at conference rival Tyler Junior College’s Wagstaff Gymnasium.