2012 Owens Express Volleyball News
April 30, 2013
Eitniear, Kelly Named Athletes of the Year At Athletic Awards Banquet
Perrysburg, OH---Express women's soccer player Kendra Eitniear and Express men's basketball player James Kelly were named the Express Female and Male Athletes of the Year at the 2013 Owens Express Athletic Awards Banquet held at Hilton Garden Inn on Sunday.
December 21, 2012
Wirick Inks With Express Volleyball, Becomes Third Member Of 2013-14 Freshmen Class
Bellefontaine, OH---Ciarra Wirick, a setter/middle blocker from Benjamin Logan High School, recently became the newest member of the 2013-14 Express volleyball freshmen class after signing her letter of intent.
December 20, 2012
Owens Board Of Trustees Honors Express Volleyball Team For Historic Season
Toledo, OH--- The Owens Community College Board of Trustees took time out of their scheduled monthly meeting to give special commendation to the Owens Express Women's Volleyball Team for their successful 2012 campaign.
December 2, 2012
Sellers Caps Historic Year With NJCAA D-II First Team All-American Honors
Toledo, OH---Dakia Sellers has been named a National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) D-II First Team All-American, a feat no other freshman has achieved in the history of the Express volleyball program.
November 26, 2012
Kipp Becomes Second 2013 Express Volleyball Signee
Toledo, OH---Stephanie Kipp of Ida High School has signed her letter of intent to play for the Express volleyball team beginning next year.
November 17, 2012
No. 17 Express Volleyball Finishes Fourth In Nation After Loss To No. 6 Parkland College
Toledo, OH---Parkland College was too much for the No. 17 Express in the consolation match of the NJCAA D-II National Volleyball Tournament on Saturday as the Express fell in straight sets 25-20, 25-21, 25-18.
November 16, 2012
No. 17 Express Falls In Four To No. 1 Cowley County, Will Play For Third Place Saturday
Toledo, OH---The No. 17 Express fought No. 1 Cowley County in a raucous atmosphere, but fell to the defending national champions in four sets, 26-28, 27-25, 22-25, 19-25.
November 15, 2012
Thomas Gets Match Winning Kill As No. 17 Owens Upsets No. 4 Kirkwood And Advances To NJCAA D-II Quarterfinals
Toledo, OH---The No. 17 Express volleyball team upset No. 4 Kirkwood Community College in four sets to advance to the NJCAA D-II National Tournament Quarterfinals later tonight.
November 15, 2012
Sellers Destroys No. 9 Iowa Central, Breaks Kills Record As No. 17 Express Advance To NJCAA D-II Final Four
Toledo, OH---Dakia Sellers smashed 30 kills and broke the program's single season kills record as the No. 17 Express volleyball team rallied from down 2-1 to win in five sets over No. 9 Iowa Central Community College tonight.
November 13, 2012
Owens Student Government And Athletic Department Sponsoring Free Ticket Giveaway For NJCAA D-II National Volleyball Tournament
Toledo, OH---The Owens Community College Student Government Association and the Express Athletic Department is sponsoring a free student ticket giveaway for the NJCAA D-II National Tournament.
November 7, 2012
LaVoy First To Ink With Express Volleyball For 2013-14
Pemberville, OH---Aricka LaVoy, the reigning District 7 Player of the Year in Ohio, became the first student-athlete to sign with the Express volleyball team for next season.
November 6, 2012
No. 17 Express Opens NJCAA D-II Nationals Against No. 4 Kirkwood College
Toledo, OH---The NJCAA released the pairings for the NJCAA D-II National Volleyball Tournament today, and the No. 17 Express earned the #12 seed and will open against the #5 seed Kirkwood College at 3 p.m. on Nov. 15.
November 5, 2012
Five Express Volleyball Players Capture Postseason Honors
Toledo, OH---Four Express volleyball players were selected to the All-OCCAC First Team, while one was selected Honorable Mention All-OCCAC. Three of those five were also named First Team All-Region.
November 4, 2012
Five Set Thriller Sends No. 17 Express Volleyball To Nationals, Hilfinger Breaks Career Assist Record
Grand Rapids, MI---Alyssa Meis smashed her way to 29 kills as the No. 17 Express volleyball team came from behind to defeat Columbus State Community College 25-13, 20-25, 18-25, 25-20, 15-10 in the Region XII District E championship.
November 2, 2012
No. 17 Express Volleyball Sweeps Alpena, Advances In Region XII Tourney
Grand Rapids, MI---Despite getting late notice that they wouldn't get a bye, the No. 17 Express volleyball team made quick work of Alpena Community College in a 25-8, 25-9, 25-12 victory in the Region XII tournament winner's bracket quarterfinals.
October 29, 2012
Sellers Named OCCAC Volleyball Player of the Week
Toledo, OH---Dakia Sellers, a freshman outside hitter, helped the No. 17 Express secure the program's 13th OCCAC championship with two stellar individual performances last week. For her work, she was named the OCCAC Player of the Week.
October 26, 2012
Sellers Seals OCCAC Title As No. 17 Express Defeat Columbus State In Four Sets
Toledo, OH---Dakia Sellers recorded a kill on the final point as the No. 17 Express volleyball team defeated Columbus State Community College 25-21, 17-25, 25-23, 25-21 in the SHAC tonight.
October 25, 2012
Hilfinger Breaks Single Match Assist Record As No. 17 Express Clinch Share Of OCCAC Title With Five Set Win Over Sinclair CC
Dayton, OH---After her team had dropped the first two sets to Sinclair CC on Wednesday after having lost only two games in 10 OCCAC matches this year, Molly Hilfinger made sure her team didn't lose.
October 21, 2012
No. 16 Express Volleyball Defeats NJCAA D-III No. 1 Ridgewater College, Finishes 4-2 In Kishwaukee Invitational
Rockford, IL---The No. 16 Express women's volleyball team won four of six matches in the Kishwaukee Invitational this weekend. In doing so, they defeated two top five NJCAA D-III teams - including top ranked Ridgewater College.
October 17, 2012
With Sweep Of Lakeland CC, No. 16 Express Volleyball Inches Closer To OCCAC Title
Toledo, OH---The No. 16 Express volleyball team swept Lakeland Community College 25-11, 25-10, 25-15 in the SHAC tonight to move closer to an OCCAC championship.
October 13, 2012
Thomas (21 Kills) Helps Lead No. 16 Express Past St. Clair County and Macomb
Toledo, OH---The No. 16 Express volleyball team swept a pair of matches in the SHAC today against St. Clair County Community College and Macomb Community College.
October 6, 2012
Vincennes, Parkland Defeat No. 7 Express In Vincennes Invitational
Vincennes, IN---The No. 7 Express volleyball team dropped two of three matches this weekend in the Vincennes Invitational.
October 3, 2012
Schimming's 10 Digs, 4 Aces Help No. 7 Express Volleyball Sweep Cuyahoga
Cleveland, OH---The No. 7 Express women's volleyball team routed Cuyahoga Community College on the road Wednesday by a score of 25-2, 25-7, 25-8.
September 30, 2012
No. 5 Express Volleyball Finishes 2-2 In Raider Challenge
Grand Rapids, MI---The No. 5 Express volleyball team faced stiff competition in the Raider Challenge this weekend and came away with a 2-2 record, including a loss to No. 3 Grand Rapids Community College - the host school.
September 26, 2012
Hilfinger's 36 Assists Help No. 5 Express Volleyball Team Win 9th Straight
Elyria, OH---Molly Hilfinger produced 36 assists to help the No. 5 Express volleyball team defeat Lorain County Community College in straight sets (25-18, 25-17, 25-17) on the road to win their ninth straight match and remain undefeated in the OCCAC.
September 19, 2012
No. 5 Express Volleyball Sweeps Lakeland, Pushes Winning Streak To Eight
Mentor, OH---The No. 5 Express volleyball team swept Lakeland Community College 25-7, 25-17, 25-16.
September 15, 2012
No. 5 Express Defeat No. 12 Columbus State, Edison CC To Stay Undefeated In OCCAC
Toledo, OH---The No. 5 Express volleyball team defeated No. 12 Columbus State Community College on the road Friday before returning home this afternoon to defeat Edison Community College.
September 12, 2012
Meis, No. 5 Express Dominate Cuyahoga, Win Fourth Straight Three Set Match
Toledo, OH---The No. 5 Express volleyball team cruised past Cuyahoga Community College in straight sets, 25-6, 25-1, 25-4 tonight in the SHAC.
September 8, 2012
Kleinhenz, No. 5 Express Volleyball Wins 4th Straight, Stays Undefeated In OCCAC
Toledo, OH---The No. 5 Express volleyball team withstood a solid effort from Sinclair Community College to sweep the Tartan Pride 25-22, 25-14, 25-20 in the SHAC today.
September 7, 2012
10 Kills From Sellers Helps No. 5 Express Volleyball Sweep Edison CC
Piqua, OH---Dakia Sellers and Alyssa Meis each had 10 kills as the No. 5 Express volleyball team swept Edison Community College 25-17, 25-20, 25-15 on the road Friday.
September 5, 2012
Hilfinger, No. 5 Express Volleyball Rolls Through Lorain County
Toledo, OH---The Express volleyball team cruised through their OCCAC opener on Wednesday with a 25-15, 25-10, 25-11 straight set win over Lorain County Community College in the SHAC.
September 2, 2012
No. 15 Express Nearly Upsets No. 3 Kishwaukee, Defeats Illinois Central On Final Day Of Owens Invitational
Toledo, OH---The No. 15 Express women's volleyball team split their two matches on the final day of the Owens Invitational Sunday.
September 1, 2012
Urbanski and No. 15 Express Take Down Schoolcraft In Three Sets, No. 8 Johnson County CC Up Next
Toledo, OH---The No. 15 Express volleyball team opened up their second day of action in the Owens Invitational with a three set win (25-17, 25-21, 25-18) over Schoolcraft College.
September 1, 2012
Hard Play Keys Dominant Second Day For No. 15 Express Volleyball Team
Toledo, OH---The No. 15 Express volleyball team swept all three opponents they played in the Owens Invitational on Saturday, and they didn't drop a game en route.
August 31, 2012
No. 12 Pasco-Hernando Sweeps No. 15 Express In Nightcap
Toledo, OH---The No. 15 Express volleyball team lost its way against No. 12 Pasco-Hernando Community College in a three set loss, 25-18, 25-22, 25-20.
August 31, 2012
Sellers, Thomas, Meis Lead No. 15 Express To Come From Behind Upset Of No. 6 Iowa Central
Toledo, OH---Dakia Sellers, Jazmine Thomas and Alyssa Meis all played huge roles as the No. 15 Express volleyball team came from down two sets to upset No. 6 Iowa Central College 9-25, 23-25, 25-23, 25-22, 15-7.
August 28, 2012
No. 15 Express Upsets No. 2 Oakland In Sweep Of Oakland Quad
Auburn Hills, MI---The No. 15 Express volleyball team defeated Muskegon Community College in five sets before upsetting No. 2 Oakland Community College, as well, in five sets Monday.
August 25, 2012
No. 15 Express Volleyball Splits Pair Of Matches In "Tournament of the Stars"
Lansing, MI---The No. 15 Express volleyball team split their two matches today in Lansing CC's "Tournament of the Stars."
August 24, 2012
No. 15 Express Volleyball Opens With Two Wins In Lansing CC's "Tourney For The Stars"
Lansing, MI---The No. 15 Express volleyball team opened its regular season with two victories over Lansing Community College and Muskegon Community College tonight.
August 21, 2012
Season Preview: Tough Schedule Looms For Young Express Volleyball Squad In 2012
Toledo, OH---The 15th ranked Express volleyball team has three players returning from last year's 45-5 squad as the team looks to continue its OCCAC dominance and contend nationallly.
August 18, 2012
Former Express Volleyball Players Have Great Time In Alumni Match
Toledo, OH---The SHAC was home to almost 30 former Express volleyball players, the current volleyball team, and many fans in attendance on Friday as the volleyball program hosted its annual alumni match.
August 13, 2012
Tickets Prices Announced For 2012 Express Volleyball Season
Toledo, OH---The Express athletic department announced ticket prices for the upcoming volleyball season today.
July 16, 2012
Athletic Department Launches Owens Express Athletic Fund
Toledo, OH --- The Owens Community College Athletic Department has announced the official launch of the Owens Express Athletic Fund.