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Beach VB camp update, All-Americans out on Wednesday, men open Dec. 28

By Cindy Luis on December 12, 2017

Corrected dates for the camp Rainbow Wahine Winter Beach Volleyball Camp Who: Boys and Girls, age 10-18, all skill levels and abilities. When: January 5 (5-8 p.m.).; January 6 (3-5 pm, 6:30-8:30 pm); Jan. 7 (8-11 a.m.) Where: Clarence T.C. Ching Complex Beach Courts. Cost: $300 (All three days)/$225 (Friday and Saturday) Questions?: Contact Danny Alvarez at sandvb@hawaii.edu or at (808) 394-7450 AVCA will be announcing its All-Americans Wednesday about 7 a.m. HST Maglio is in the mix, should be […]

Warriors open at No. 5 in poll, SandBows host winter camp

By Cindy Luis on December 8, 2017

Hope everyone enjoy the cool weather. Brrrr Men open at No. 5 in poll https://www.avca.org/polls/dii-men/12-7-2017.html From UH Coming off its second NCAA Tournament appearance in the last three seasons, the University of Hawai’i men’s volleyball team was picked fifth in the preseason AVCA Top 15 Coaches Poll. The Rainbow Warriors concluded the 2017 season ranked No. 4 after advancing to the NCAA semifinals for the first time since 2002. UH finished the season ranked in the top five nationally for […]

Big West expansion, SandBows scrimmage Saturday

By Cindy Luis on November 28, 2017

Thought we should move it over to new thread for discussion. Someone had mentioned what is keeping the Sac State out of Big West in part is their football team in the Big Sky and the BSC wants to keep an all-sport member in California. What I question is how do they do that for Sac State when allowing Cal Poly and UC Davis to play football in the Big Sky and the Mustangs and Aggies have their other sports […]

SandBows announce ’18 schedule

By Cindy Luis on November 22, 2017

link to story http://hawaiiathletics.com/news/2017/11/21/womens-beach-volleyball-2018-beach-volleyball-schedule-features-best-of-the-best.aspx link to schedule http://hawaiiathletics.com/schedule.aspx?path=wsvb From UH Hawai will enjoy five weekends of home matches, capped by the Big West Championship in late April. The regular-season schedule also includes six of the seven teams that joined UH in last season’s NCAA Championship. “We’re very excited for the 2018 schedule,” head coach Jeff Hall said. “We get to play the best teams from both the East Coast and the West Coast. There’s no doubt it will be a […]

Sunday check-in: Horseshoes, et al

By Cindy Luis on November 19, 2017

Dropped by SandBows fundraiser at The Les. They had over 120 teams participating. Indoor team was there to support, along with the coaches. Nothing definite on Greeley yet. They’ll know more on Monday. Caught up with Kanani Danielson and Liz Ka’aihue (pictured). Kanani just finished her JV season at Punahou and is coaching at Spike and Serve. Watched the end of the finals at Queen’s from the Governor’s Box at Les Murakami with Hall and others. Napoleon looked impressive. She’s […]

NIVC format change, UC Davis links, SandBows this weekend

By Cindy Luis on November 16, 2017

NIVC just announced a format change. Field now 32 (down from 64) Also NEW matches in Rounds 1 and 2 held back-to-back on Nov. 28-Dec. 1 at eight of the participating schools. The event will play through the championship game, hosted at one of the two remaining schools and broadcast on ESPN3. Have asked UH admin if that changes anything for them. Haven’t heard back https://www.womensnivc.com/news Had mentioned last week that beach team will be at Queen’s this week for […]

Castaneda, Loker sign with Wahine, men’s schedule

By Cindy Luis on November 8, 2017

Beach signee Carlsbad High’s Kylin Loker. NLI ceremony in San Diego Mentioned previously is indoor commit Trinity Castaneda. Ah Mow-Santos said today this likely it for early signings. they have 3 left 6-1 outside hitter out of Shadow Hills High School in Indio, Calif. She has earned four varsity letters in volleyball for the Lady Knights. This year as a senior, she led Shadow Hills with 290 kills (5.6 kills per set) with a .471 hitting percentage. She had 190 […]

SandBows set Portuguese horseshoe tournament

By Cindy Luis on October 5, 2017

Wednesday Top 25 1) Florida def. Texas A&M 26-24, 25-23, 25-27, 25-10 11) Kansas def. West Virginia 28-26, 25-22, 17-25, 25-17 Baylor def. 20) Iowa State, 25-19, 25-20, 25-14 The 5th annual Portuguese Horseshoe Tournament, a benefit for the UH beach volleyball team Sunday, Nov. 19, at Les Murakami Stadium from 3-8 p.m. The fundraiser will include a meet-and-greet with coaches and players, heavy pupus and drinks, and a chance to win great > prizes. > https://www.eventbrite.com/e/5th-annual-portuguese-horseshoe-tournament-tickets-38154296528>. for information, contact […]