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W. Volleyball. Mikayla Shields Named to AVCA All-Region Team

Filed under: South Carolina Football, W. Volleyball — South Carolina Gamecocks News -- www.gamecocksonline.com @ 6:44 pm December 5, 2017
The American Volleyball Coaches Association announced its 2017 All-Region teams Tuesday, and South Carolina's Mikayla Shields made the 14-woman All-Southeast squad. She is the 20th Gamecock in program history to earn a spot on the AVCA's All-Region list, and the first Carolina sophomore since Niece Curry in 2002 to earn regional honors.

W. Volleyball. Furlong Named to SEC Community Service Team

Filed under: South Carolina Football, W. Volleyball — South Carolina Gamecocks News -- www.gamecocksonline.com @ 2:26 pm November 29, 2017
The SEC announced its 15th annual women’s volleyball Community Service Team on Wednesday morning. South Carolina junior Courtney Furlong represented the Gamecocks for the 2017 season, her first time making the team. The SEC sponsors Community Service Teams for all 21 league sponsored sports, highlighting an athlete from each school who gives back to their community in superior service efforts.

W. Volleyball. Gamecocks Drop Season Finale to Mississippi State

Filed under: South Carolina Football, W. Volleyball — South Carolina Gamecocks News -- www.gamecocksonline.com @ 4:30 am November 25, 2017
The South Carolina volleyball program ended the 2017 season with a 3-1 loss to Mississippi State Friday night (25-27, 25-18, 22-25, 25-27). Despite holding an advantage in every statistical category, the Gamecocks were edged out by the Bulldogs to cap their record at 12-18 overall, and 5-13 in the SEC.

W. Volleyball. Volleyball Offers Free Admission to Friday Finale

Filed under: South Carolina Football, W. Volleyball — South Carolina Gamecocks News -- www.gamecocksonline.com @ 3:38 pm November 24, 2017
The South Carolina volleyball team will play its final match of the 2017 season at home Friday night, hosting Mississippi State at 7 p.m. The team will honor seniors Abreia Epps and Courtney McKeag prior to the start of the match, and admission is free for fans.

W. Volleyball. Gamecocks Lose Road Finale at Ole Miss, 3-1

Filed under: South Carolina Football, W. Volleyball — South Carolina Gamecocks News -- www.gamecocksonline.com @ 2:46 am November 23, 2017
South Carolina dropped its final home match of the season Wednesday night, losing 3-1 at Ole Miss (11-25, 25-21, 18-25, 19-25). The Gamecocks are now 12-17 this season, 5-12 in the SEC, heading into Friday night’s finale.

W. Volleyball. Shields and Robinson Earn Postseason Conference Honors

Filed under: South Carolina Football, W. Volleyball — South Carolina Gamecocks News -- www.gamecocksonline.com @ 3:13 pm November 22, 2017
The Southeastern Conference announced its annual postseason awards on Wednesday morning. Sophomore Mikayla Shields was voted in to the 18-woman All-SEC team, and Mikayla Robinson earned a spot on the seven-woman All-Freshman team. South Carolina had not put a player on the all-conference team since 2013, but have had an all-freshman honoree for three-straight seasons.

W. Volleyball. South Carolina Travels To Ole Miss Wednesday; Host Miss. State For Senior Night Friday

Filed under: South Carolina Football, W. Volleyball — South Carolina Gamecocks News -- www.gamecocksonline.com @ 7:18 pm November 21, 2017
The South Carolina volleyball team bookends the Thanksgiving holiday with a pair of matches to close out the 2017 regular season. The Gamecocks travel to Ole Miss Wednesday night for a 7:30 ET first serve, then wrap up the year with Senior Night Friday against Mississippi State at 7 p.m. The team will honor seniors Abreia Epps and Courtney McKeag prior to the start of the match.

W. Volleyball. Gamecocks Lose, 3-0, at Texas A&M

Filed under: South Carolina Football, W. Volleyball — South Carolina Gamecocks News -- www.gamecocksonline.com @ 6:40 pm November 19, 2017
Texas A&M swept the South Carolina volleyball team Sunday afternoon, 25-18, 25-19, 25-18. The Gamecock offense was held in check for the match, but junior Aubrey Ezell did join an elite club in a losing effort with 20 digs that pushed her over a career milestone.

W. Volleyball. Gamecocks Rally for 3-1 Win Over Alabama

Filed under: South Carolina Football, W. Volleyball — South Carolina Gamecocks News -- www.gamecocksonline.com @ 4:35 am November 18, 2017
South Carolina’s volleyball team snapped a three-match losing streak with a 3-1 win over Alabama Friday night (20-25, 25-22, 25-23, 26-24). The Gamecocks rebounded from a first set loss to take the win and move to 12-15 overall this season (5-10 SEC). Mikayla Shields led the team with 18 kills in the match.

W. Volleyball. Shields Named to Academic All-District Team

Filed under: South Carolina Football, W. Volleyball — South Carolina Gamecocks News -- www.gamecocksonline.com @ 6:46 pm November 16, 2017
Sophomore right side hitter Mikayla Shields was named to the 2017 College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-District Team Thursday afternoon. The teams recognize the nation’s top student-athletes for their combined performances athletically and in the classroom.
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