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Oregon’s Rasmussen transfers to play for Wahine

By Cindy Luis on December 26, 2018

The Hawaii women’s volleyball team has added another member to its 2019 signing class. Women's Volleyball Signs Junior Transfer For 2019 https://t.co/mrBopS9SxA — Hawaii W. Volleyball (@HawaiiWVB) December 26, 2018 Jolie Rasmussen, incoming 6-2 junior hitter, makes it official. Rasmussen earned All-Pac-12 honorable mention honors as both a freshman and a sophomore for the Ducks. She also earned 2017 Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention honors last season. In her two year career at Oregon, the six-rotation player recorded 383 kills and […]

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‚Äôs Olga Filina, Anna Romashova, Elizaveta Terenteva and Elizaveta Novikova in the final, 15-8, 13-15, 15-10. […]

Mustangs name Walters head coach

By Cindy Luis on December 21, 2018

Caroline Walters, interim head coach at Cal Poly seven years ago and associate head coach the last two seasons, was named head coach of the Cal Poly women’s volleyball program on Friday. Click here for more info

NCAA final: Stanford 3, Nebraska 2

By Cindy Luis on December 14, 2018

Great match Stanford takes Set 5 15-12 Set 4: Nebraska wins 25-15 Huskers roll in Set 4, up 5-0 and 9-1 Set 3: Stanford 25-16 Cardinals only needed one swing. Set 2 Nebraska 25-22 Huskers had two set points, the first at 24-21. final point came on a Stanford NV, very close call. Set 1: Stanford 28-26 Cardlinal needed six set points, first one was at 24-21. From NCAA.com Preview story and other links click here To watch in Hawaii, […]

NCAA semis: Stanford sweeps BYU; Nebraska 3, Illinois 2

By Cindy Luis on December 13, 2018

Top-ranked Stanford advanced to the NCAA women’s volleyball championship match for the 16th time following a 25-15, 25-15, 25-18 sweep of Brigham Young on Thursday in Minneapolis. The Cardinal (33-1) will face either Nebraska or Illinois in Saturday’s final. Illini were up 2-0, Nebraska has come back to win Sets 3 and 4, including a 7-2 run in Set 4 to win 25-20. On to Set 5. Illinois is 5-0 and Nebraska 2-2 when it goes to a fifth. Huskers […]

All-America teams announced

By Cindy Luis on December 12, 2018

Not a lot of love for the Big West players, or non-Power 5 conferences. Van Winden sisters and Ruddins all named honorable mention complete list click here

Final 4 set

By Cindy Luis on December 10, 2018

Thursday’s semifinals 1) Stanford vs. 4) BYU 3) Illinois vs. 7) Nebraska Quarterfinal scores 1) Stanford def. 8) Penn State, 28-25, 25-23, 25-20, 25-16 3) Illinois def. 6) Wisconsin 25-19, 15-25, 25-22, 25-23 4) BYU def. 5) Texas 25-23, 25-23, 25-21 7) Nebraska def. 15) Oregon 25-22, 25-23, 25-17

NCAA Sweet 16 set

By Cindy Luis on December 2, 2018

Interactive bracket click here Seeds in parenthesis Friday’s third round Washington State (16) at Stanford (1) Oregon (15) at Minnesota (2) Marquette (14) at Illinois (3) Florida at BYU (4) Michigan at Texas (5) San Diego at Wisconsin (6) Kentucky (10) at Nebraska (7) Washington at Penn State (8) ICYMI Saturday’s second round Stanford (1) 3, LMU 0Illinois (3) 3, Louisville 1 Minnesota (2) 3, South Dakota 0 Illinois (3) 3, Louisville 1 BYU (4) 3, Utah 0 Wisconsin (6) […]