2012 Ohio Dominican Volleyball News
December 27, 2012
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December 10, 2012
78 Student-Athletes Honored With Conference Academic Awards
November 29, 2012
Volleyball Picks Up Trio of Signees
Ohio Dominican volleyball coach Sandy Rowley announced Thursday the signings of Megan Hendershot (Galloway, Ohio), Heidi Hess (Dayton, Ohio) and Rachael Sullivan (Milford, Ohio) to National Letters of Intent.
November 17, 2012
Kusan Picks Up All-GLIAC Volleyball Honors
Sophomore middle hitter Caitlin Kusan (Westerville, Ohio) was named an Honorable Mention All-GLIAC selection today in voting conducted by the league’s head coaches.
November 12, 2012
Birkemeier Becomes First Panther to Earn GLIAC Volleyball Player of Week Honor
Senior outside hitter Kristy Birkemeier (Columbus Grove, Ohio) was named the GLIAC South Division Volleyball Player of the Week, the first Panther volleyball player to earn the award since ODU joined the conference in 2010.
November 10, 2012
Panther Volleyball Captures Win in Season Finale
CANTON, Ohio – Ohio Dominican’s volleyball team battled to a 3-2 win over host Malone in their regular season finale by the scores of 15-25, 25-16, 25-17, 14-25, 15-9 in GLIAC play Saturday.
November 9, 2012
Volleyball Falls to Cavaliers in Four
Ohio Dominican's volleyball team lost a tough battle with host Walsh but fell 3-1 (17-25, 25-22, 19-25, 16-25) in GLIAC play Friday.
November 8, 2012
Birkemeier Named to Academic All-District Squad
Senior outside hitter Kristy Birkemeier (Columbus Grove, Ohio) was one of six Division II student-athletes named to the Capital One CoSIDA Academic All-District 4 Volleyball Team, announced today.
November 3, 2012
Volleyball Falls in Three to Ashland
Ohio Dominican’s volleyball team hung tough with host Ashland but fell 3-0 (23-25, 12-25, 23-25) in GLIAC play Saturday.
November 2, 2012
Volleyball Breezes Past Storm in 3-0 Road Win
Ohio Dominican’s volleyball team notched its second-straight sweep as the Panthers defeated host Lake Erie 3-0 (25-21, 25-17, 26-24) Friday night in GLIAC play.
October 30, 2012
Volleyball Knocks Off Tiffin to Stop Skid
Behind the strength of its second-best defensive efforts of the season, Ohio Dominican’s volleyball team swept Tiffin 3-0 (25-17, 25-15, 25-20) Tuesday night in GLIAC action from the Gillmor Center.
October 27, 2012
Senior Day Rally Falls Shy as Panthers Fall in Five
Trailing 2-1 to visiting Findlay, Ohio Dominican’s volleyball team forced a fifth set but fell in a wild frame that featured seven ties and four lead changes as the Oilers took a 3-2 decision (20-25, 25-20, 14-25, 26-24, 17-19) in GLIAC action Saturday at Alumni Hall.
October 26, 2012
Volleyball Drops Third Straight, Falls 3-0 to Wayne State
A stingy Wayne State defense kept Ohio Dominican’s volleyball team in check as the Panthers fell 3-0 (15-25, 19-25, 16-25) to the visiting Warriors in GLIAC play Friday night.
October 25, 2012
Volleyball Returns Home for Tilts with Wayne State, Findlay
After spending the past two weekends on the road, Ohio Dominican’s volleyball team has its eyes on playing strong in Alumni Hall as the Panthers welcome Wayne State and Findlay to Alumni Hall for matches this weekend.
October 20, 2012
Panthers Suffer 3-1 Setback at Michigan Tech
Ohio Dominican’s volleyball team took the first set and out-hit host Michigan Tech for the match, but the Panthers dropped a 3-1 decision (25-20, 22-25, 22-25, 18-25) to the Huskies Saturday in GLIAC action.
October 19, 2012
Volleyball Falls 3-1 to Northern Michigan
Ohio Dominican’s volleyball team couldn’t shake off a slow start as the Panthers fell 3-1 (13-25, 22-25, 25-22, 22-25) Friday night at Northern Michigan in GLIAC play.
October 13, 2012
Volleyball Finishes Crossover Tournament with 2-1 Mark
Senior Kristy Birkemeier (Columbus Grove, Ohio) drilled a career-high 23 kills as Ohio Dominican’s volleyball team defeated Quincy 3-2 (25-23, 17-25, 25-22, 25-27, 15-8) in Saturday’s finale of the GLVC/GLIAC Crossover Tournament.
October 12, 2012
Volleyball Sweeps Saint Joseph's, Wins Third Straight
Ohio Dominican’s volleyball team rallied in the third set to complete a 3-0 sweep of Saint Joseph’s (25-21, 25-19, 27-25) in its opening match of the GLIAC/GLVC Crossover Tournament Friday afternoon.
October 8, 2012
Schedule Set for 2012 GLVC/GLIAC Volleyball Crossover Tournament
Ohio Dominican’s volleyball team will head to Aurora, Ill., this weekend for three matches as the Panthers take part in the fifth annual Mizuno GLVC/GLIAC Crossover Volleyball Tournament, the nation’s largest collegiate volleyball tournament.
October 6, 2012
Volleyball Wins Marathon Fifth Set to Complete Comeback Over Lakers
In the longest match in the GLIAC this season, Ohio Dominican’s volleyball team capped off a wild rally with a 3-2 (23-25, 21-25, 25-17, 25-18, 22-20) come-from-behind win over visiting Lake Superior State on Saturday in Alumni Hall.
October 5, 2012
Strong Close Carries Panthers Past Cardinals
After a tough first set loss, Ohio Dominican’s volleyball team roared back with a strong finish in the final three frames, defeating Saginaw Valley 3-1 (24-26, 25-22, 25-16, 25-20) in GLIAC play Friday night in Alumni Hall.
October 2, 2012
Panthers Fall in Three at Cedarville
Ohio Dominicanâs volleyball team suffered its third straight setback as the Panthers fell 3-0 (16-25, 21-25, 20-25) to host Cedarville in a non-conference match Tuesday night.
September 29, 2012
Upset Bid Falls Shy as No. 22 Ferris State Holds off Panthers
Ohio Dominicanâs volleyball team hung tough with No. 22 Ferris State but ultimately fell 3-1 (20-25, 25-19, 20-25, 19-25) to the Bulldogs in GLIAC play Saturday afternoon at Alumni Hall.
September 28, 2012
Panthers Suffer 3-0 Setback to Grand Valley
Ohio Dominican’s volleyball team couldn’t generate anything on the offensive end in falling 3-0 (17-25, 20-25, 15-25) to visiting Grand Valley Friday night in GLIAC play at Alumni Hall.
September 25, 2012
Volleyball Bounces Visiting Tiffin in Five
Despite being outhit by visiting Tiffin, Ohio Dominicanâs volleyball team held off the Dragons 3-2 (25-19, 21-25, 25-18, 16-25, 15-8) in GLIAC action Tuesday night in Alumni Hall.
September 25, 2012
Panther Spotlight with Volleyball Coach Sandy Rowley
Head volleyball coach Sandy Rowley sits down to talk about the Panthers as they prepare for three home matches this week.
September 22, 2012
Panthers Fall in Three to Host Northwood
Ohio Dominican’s volleyball team could not slow down GLIAC frontrunner Northwood on Saturday, falling 3-0 (10-25, 19-25, 15-25) in GLIAC play.
September 21, 2012
Offense Stifled as Panthers Fall in Four to Chargers
Ohio Dominican’s volleyball team was limited to 31 kills and an .049 attack percentage as the Panthers fell 3-1 (15-25, 25-19, 25-12, 25-12) to host Hillsdale Friday night in GLIAC action.
September 15, 2012
Volleyball Rallies Past Walsh in Four
The Ohio Dominican volleyball team bested visiting Walsh in four sets (18-25, 29-27, 25-19, 25-17) Saturday evening in Alumni Hall to give the Panthers their first conference win of the season.
September 14, 2012
Fifth Set Rally Falls Short for Panther Volleyball
For a second straight match, Ohio Dominican’s volleyball team fought back from a two-set deficit, but the Panthers were unable to duplicate their magic from last Saturday as ODU fell 3-2 (24-26, 19-25, 25-21, 25-21, 9-15) Friday night to visiting Malone in GLIAC play.
September 13, 2012
Volleyball Plays Host to Malone, Walsh in GLIAC Openers
Following a 3-1 performance at last weekend’s Gannon-Mercyhurst Invitational, Ohio Dominican’s volleyball team will try to carry its momentum forward as the Panthers return to Columbus for their home and GLIAC openers.
September 11, 2012
Panther Spotlight with Women's Volleyball Coach Sandy Rowley
Weekly Panther Spotlight with women's volleyball head coach Sandy Rowley.
September 8, 2012
Stunning Rally Lifts Volleyball to Saturday Sweep
A stunning five-set comeback lifted Ohio Dominican’s volleyball to a Saturday sweep of its two matches at the Gannon-Mercyhurst Invitational as the Panthers defeated West Virginia State 3-0 in their opener before rallying for the 3-2 win over host Gannon.
September 7, 2012
Volleyball Splits Matches at Gannon-Mercyhurst Invite
Ohio Dominican’s volleyball team split its two matches at Friday’s Gannon-Mercyhurst Invitational, taking a 3-1 (27-25, 25-15, 22-25, 25-22) victory over Holy Family (Pa.) before falling by a 3-1 score (17-25, 25-21, 22-25, 14-25) to Mercyhurst.
September 6, 2012
Panthers Head Back to Erie for Quartet of Matches
After playing its first three matches of the 2012 season in Erie, Pa., Ohio Dominican’s volleyball team returns to Northwest Pennsylvania for four more matches on Friday and Saturday at the Gannon-Mercyhurst Invitational.
September 1, 2012
Volleyball Notches Sweep Over Davis & Elkins
Ohio Dominican’s volleyball team found its rhythm with a 3-0 (26-24, 25-19, 25-23) victory over Davis & Elkins (W. Va.) in the finale of the Gannon Invitational on Saturday, the first win of the young season for ODU.
August 31, 2012
Panthers Drop 3-0 Decision CACC Champ Caldwell
Ohio Dominican’s volleyball team suffered a 3-0 (19-25, 22-25, 21-25) setback to Caldwell (N.J.) in its season-opener Friday at the Gannon Invitational.
August 30, 2012
Volleyball Preview: Panthers Look to Take Next Step in 2012
With a bevy of young, talented players joining an experienced core, Ohio Dominican’s volleyball team looks poised to continue its development from 2011 as the Panthers enter year three of GLIAC and Division II competition.
August 27, 2012
Panthers Tabbed Tenth in GLIAC Volleyball Preseason Poll
Ohio Dominican’s volleyball team was picked to finish 10th out of 16 squads in the GLIAC Preseason Coaches’ Poll, announced today by the league office.
August 13, 2012
Videos, Photos from First Volleyball Practice
Ohio Dominican's volleyball team held its first official team practice of the 2012 season Monday morning in Alumni Hall.
July 20, 2012
Volleyball Earns Academic Award for Fourth Straight Year
Ohio Dominican’s volleyball team was one of four GLIAC schools to be recognized with the American Volleyball Coaches Association Team Academic Award for the 2011-2012 academic year, the AVCA announced today.
May 1, 2012
Athletic Department Honors Student-Athletes at Annual Recognition Night
Ohio Dominican’s Athletic Department honored 60 senior student-athletes and also presented eight individual awards as part of a new format to the Student-Athlete Recognition Night on Monday.
April 2, 2012
Ohio Dominican to Host USA Volleyball National Team Program
Ohio Dominican will be the host site for training sessions for the USA Volleyball Women’s National A2 Team Program, which takes place from June 26-July 4 and runs in conjunction with the Girls’ Junior National Championships (GJNC) at the Greater Columbus Convention Center.
March 28, 2012
Q&A with Head Volleyball Coach Sandy Rowley
As Ohio Dominican’s volleyball team prepares for its third year of GLIAC competition, the Panthers are going through spring drills to hone their skills in the offseason. Earlier today, head coach Sandy Rowley sat down to talk about the team’s work this spring.