Volleyshots

Expanded coverage of all things volleyball, including notes, observations and analysis on the Rainbow Wahine, Rainbow Warriors, SandBows and Team USA.

About the blog host

Cindy Luis covers University of Hawaii volleyball for the Star-Advertiser. She began her career as a sports journalist in Hawaii in 1981 with the Honolulu Star-Bulletin and was the sports editor, assistant sports editor, columnist and beat writer during a 31-year span before the paper became the Star-Advertiser. She graduated from UCLA in 1977 with a B.A. in Communication Studies.

Latest news

Wahine still not in poll

By Cindy Luis on September 18, 2017

In case you missed the alumnae match photo. https://www.avca.org/polls/di-women/9-18-2017.html link to the poll Top seven remain the same 1. Minnesota 42 votes 2. Penn State 11 3. Florida 10 4. Stanford 1 5. Wisconsin 6. Texas 7. Washington Wahine opponents BYU up to No. 9 from 14 UCLA up to No. 11 from 13 Utah stays at 16 San Diego stays at 17 Cal Poly with 61 points, 29th Baylor with 36, 30th.

Hawaii 3, NAU 0

By Cindy Luis on September 16, 2017

Links for Saturday Live Stats http://stats.statbroadcast.com/broadcast/?id=184112 Radio might be joined in progress due to SC-Texas football game 1420-am espn1420am.com TV: bigwest.tv Spectrum OC16 12/1012 Wahine starting same lineup as yesterday Koelsch, Granato, Williams, Iosia, Kahakai, Castillo, Maglio

Hawaii 3, NAU 0 Top 25-BWC scores

By Cindy Luis on September 15, 2017

Top 25 Links for NAU Friday http://stats.statbroadcast.com/broadcast/?id=184111 Spectrum OC16 Ch. 12/1012 BigWest.ty 1420-AM espn1420am.com ICYMI Thursday No. 14 BYU def. No. 16 Utah, 16-25, 25-13, 25-17, 20-25, 18-16 Top 25 No. 1 Minnesota def. Boise State, 25-22, 25-19, 21-25, 23-25, 15-12 No. 1 Minnesota def. Oregon State, 19-25, 25-18, 25-21, 25-7 No. 2 Penn State def. Yale, 25-9, 25-21, 25-11 No. 3 Florida def. Florida A&M, 25-14, 25-21, 25-9 No. 3 Florida def. Northern Kentucky, 25-21, 25-15, 25-15 No. 4 […]

Happy birthday to Coach Ah Mow-Santos

By Cindy Luis on September 15, 2017

Hauoli la Hanau Coincidently born about six weeks before Dave Shoji’s first match as Wahine head coach (10-29-75

UH still not in poll, no BWC honors

By Cindy Luis on September 11, 2017

This is 13th week in program history not ranked Not mentioned in receiving votes Cal Poly just outside at 26 1 Minnesota 2. Penn st 3. Florida Avca.org Thought Kahakai might get defensive POW but went to Fullerton Libero Big west.org

Hawaii 3, Nevada 0, Saturday scores

By Cindy Luis on September 9, 2017

Links for tonight Gametracker http://stats.statbroadcast.com/broadcast/?id=184110 Spectrum 12/1012 bigwest.tv 1420-AM espn1420am.com With BYU losing in 5 to baylor, the tourney title will go down to a set differential. Hawaii would need to sweep Nevada. Then it goes to point differential between BYU, which also swept the Wolf Pack Nevada scored 58 points on the Cougars Top 25 No. 3 Penn State def. No. 4 Stanford, 24-26, 25-22, 23-25, 25-17, 25-11 No. 6 Wisconsin def. Texas A&M, 25-19, 25-23, 25-10 No. 9 […]

Baylor 3, No. 10 BYU 2, scores, good win for Cal Poly

By Cindy Luis on September 9, 2017

http://stats.statbroadcast.com/broadcast/?id=184109 gametracker link Top 25 No. 3 Penn State vs. No. 4 Stanford No. 6 Wisconsin vs. Texas A&M No. 7 Kansas vs. No. 9 Creighton No. 8 Washington def. Wyoming, 28-26, 25-23, 25-18 No. 10 BYU vs. Baylor No. 11 UCLA vs. No. 12 Nebraska No. 13 Kentucky vs. Loyola-Chicago No. 14 Oregon vs. Duquesne No. 15 San Diego def. Green Bay, 25-17, 25-21, 25-15 No. 15 San Diego def. Missouri, 25-23, 25-17, 25-16 No. 17 Purdue def. Belmont, […]

Hawaii 3, Baylor 2

By Cindy Luis on September 8, 2017

Match should start on time Live stats http://stats.statbroadcast.com/broadcast/?id=184108 1420-AM espn1420am.com bigwest.tv Spectrum OC16 12/1012 Top 25 No. 1 Minnesota def. No. 5 Texas, 25-21, 15-27, 26-24, 25-19 No. 3 Penn State def. Colorado, 25-22, 25-18, 25-21 No. 4 Stanford def. Illinois, 25-23, 25-23, 25-22 No. 7 Kansas def. Belmont, 25-18, 25-20, 25-18 No. 7 Kansas def. No. 17 Purdue, 25-18, 25-17, 18-25, 25-19 No. 8 Washington def. Missouri State, 25-20, 21-25, 25-12, 25-23 No. 8 Washington def. Pepperdine, 25-23, 25-18, […]