Panola College Volleyball improved to 15-4 overall after a two-stop trip to Dallas with a 4-set win over Brookhaven College (25-23, 22-25, 25-18, 25-22) and a sweep of North Lake College (25-19, 25-11, 25-16).
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.