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Gasman DPOW, UH stays No. 2; SandBows are No. 5, add Sato

By Cindy Luis on February 11, 2019

Congrats to Patrick Gasman, the Big West’s Defensive POW today. (BWC has digs, not blocks in their release.) From the BWC: The 6-foot-10 middle blocker averaged an incredible 3.17 blocks per set as the Rainbow Warriors improved to 8-0 on the season, matching their best start to a season under head coach Charlie Wade. Gasman played in six out a possible nine sets, and racked up 19 blocks (one solo). He equalled his career-high of eight blocks in a sweep […]

SandBows open practice

By Cindy Luis on January 10, 2019

Hawaii opened beach volleyball practice officially today. They had team picture and workout on Wednesday. Emily Maglio got in last week. She said she’s looking forward to one final beach season and enjoyed her time with the Canadian national team very much. It was former SandBow Laurel Weaver’s birthday. She was down helping with practice. She also announced her engagement to former UH swimmer Kacy Johnson. Also spoke to Julia Scoles, the UNC indoor transfer who has retired from indoor […]

U.S. snow team wins gold, Warriors at U.S. open tryout

By Cindy Luis on December 23, 2018

From USA Volleyball A team of beach players added a few layers and won the first U.S. medal in snow volleyball on Saturday, winning gold on the Moscow stop of the 2019 CEV Snow Volleyball Tour. Three former Wahine All-Americans Karissa Cook, Katie Hartong, Katie Spieler and former USC All-American Allie Wheeler, who got a wild card into the main draw, went 5-0, beating Russia’s Olga Filina, Anna Romashova, Elizaveta Terenteva and Elizaveta Novikova in the final, 15-8, 13-15, 15-10. […]

Warriors AVCA preseason No. 3; SandBows schedule out

By Cindy Luis on December 6, 2018

Hawaii was picked No. 3 in the AVCA preseason poll; defending national champion Long Beach State was the unanimous No. 1, with UCLA No. 2. ——————— The SandBows’ schedule was ready a few weeks ago, but I think they were waiting on contracts and sponsors. There’s good home and away matches. Kickoff tourney with UCLA Stanford Pepperdine Saint Mary’s Feb 23-24 @ Queens

Mustangs win pairs tourney; Hawaii-Poly split exhibitions

By Cindy Luis on November 18, 2018

Final update Cal Poly’s Crissy Jones-Macy Gordon def. Hawaii’s Pani Napolean-Julia Scoles 28-25. TV dictated the shorter match, sandwiched between the prep girls and boys beach championships. +++++++ Hawaii’s Pani Napolean and Julia Scoles Taking on Poly’s Crissy Jones-Macy Gordon in Sunday’s bracket final. Live on Spectrum Sports 16/1016 3 p.m. Sunday One set to 28. On Saturday, Hawaii and Cal Poly split matches, SandBows winning the first 4-1, Mustangs the second 4-2. Hawai’i 4, Cal Poly 1 1: Emily […]

More on SandBows signings, indoor’s Wagoner

By Cindy Luis on November 17, 2018

A little more to Riley Wagoner’s story. We’d been in contact with her high school coach Mary Anne Souder, asking what Wagoner had meant to the team. Her comments: “It’s hard to say in just a few words what Riley has meant to our program. She has been a 6 rotation starter for our Varsity team since her freshman year. She has lead us to 3 Final Fours and 1 State Runner Up. If you break it down to statistics […]

Volleyball NLI updates

By Cindy Luis on November 14, 2018

Pictured above are Anna Maidment Sabrina Hardisty and Ilihia Huddleston Maia Hannemann and family As mentioned previously, the players may sign an official NLI but coaches can’t talk about them until paperwork is received and processed. I believe Hawaii will do one big release so that may be a few days for indoor women and men. See beach update at bottom Signing with the indoor Wahine this morning at Dublin Coffman High (Ohio) was Riley Wagoner, 6-foot OH, recently named […]

SandBows to sign 3; ‘Swords to D-II regional

By Cindy Luis on November 13, 2018

Here’s another photo from Monday’s SandBows 6th annual Portuguese Horseshoes fundraiser event: The SandBows expect to sign the three players mentioned previously in February. Maia Hannemann, daughter of former Warrior Albert (Al=B), Fla. Canadian Anna Maidment Sabrina Hardisty, Scripps Ranch CA A couple of walk-ons expected are: Ilihia Huddleston, Hi’ilawe’s sister, El Camino CA Laurie McGrath Hilo High Also mentioned previously, the two SandBows who transferred: Lea Monkhouse to UCLA and Chloe Luyties to Cal. As for Chaminade and D-II […]