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Warriors tied for No. 3 in poll

By Cindy Luis on January 22, 2018

Undefeated Hawaii moved up a spot in today’s AVCA Division I-II Men’s Volleyball Top 15. The Rainbow Warriors (6-0), receiving one first-place vote, are tied with defending national champion Ohio State (3-2, 1 vote) for third; the Buckeyes, who lost to UCLA in five on Saturday, had been alone at No. 3 the past two weeks. Remaining at No. 1 was Long Beach State (7-0, 23 votes) while the Bruins (7-0, 1 vote) stayed at No. 2. Hawaii hosts UCLA […]

Congrats to Leoni, Warrior alumni recognition award

By Cindy Luis on January 17, 2018

http://hawaiiathletics.com/news/2018/1/11/sivan-leoni-to-receive-mens-volleyball-alumni-award.aspx Sivan Leoni is this year’s recipient of the Pae Makaukau Alumni Recognition Award. Leoni will receive his award at the 8thAnnual A’o a Koa Scholarship Dinner this Sunday at the SSC. Tickets still available for Sunday’s event. 530-830 p.m. https://www.koaanuenue.org/calendar/8th-annual-ao-koa-warrior-volleyball-fundraiser The dinner supports the Rainbow Warrior volleyball program. Past winners include Mark Presho (2017), Allen Allen (2016), Brian Beckwith (2015), Tom Pestolesi (2014), Manny Relator (2013), Mauli’a LaBarre (2012), and Pono Ma’a (2011).

Warriors remain No. 4 in poll, van Tilburg No. 2 in MVP voting

By Cindy Luis on January 15, 2018

https://www.avca.org/polls/dii-men/1-15-2018.html Warriors stay at No. 4 with 1 first-place votes. Long Beach State (22 votes, 6-0) moves up to No. 1, UCLA (1 vote, 4-0) moves up to No. 2, former No. 1 Ohio State (1 vote, 2-1) drops to No. 3 after losing to BYU in 5 in Columbus. The Buckeyes’ first loss since last March 28. OSU had 28 SEs. It appears van Tilburg finished second in online voting for MVP of Grow the Game Challenge. Poll supposed […]

Warriors finish 3-0; vote for tourney MVP

By Cindy Luis on January 14, 2018

No. 4 Hawaii swept its two matches today, defeating No. 13 Grand Canyon 25-21, 25-20, 25-21 followed by the 25-18, 25-13, 25-15 win over Lincoln Memorial. Warriors are 6-0, GCU 5-1. Stijn van Tilburg and J. Worsely named to all-tournament team. The MVP will be decided via online voting. Polls open until 6 p.m. HST Monday. Voting now open for Most Valuable Player of the Grow the Game Challenge As predicted yesterday, the Warriors went to their bench against the […]

Let’s play 2: links for Warrior doubleheader

By Cindy Luis on January 14, 2018

No. 4 Hawaii vs. No. 13 Grand Canyon 7:30 a.m. today (Sunday) livestats http://stats.statbroadcast.com/statmonitr/?id=202242 video stream on FB Warriors vs. Lincoln Memorial around 10:30 a.m. HST livestats http://stats.statbroadcast.com/statmonitr/?id=202235 video stream on FB I won’t be able to update until later due to prior commitments

No. 4 Hawaii 3, Barton 1

By Cindy Luis on January 13, 2018

Hawaii up 2-1 on Barton, 25-16, 20-25, 25-17 http://stats.statbroadcast.com/statmonitr/?id=202240 Matautia with 12 kills, hitting .500. Rosenmeier with 10 and 4 aces Tuileta at libber with 12 digs Hawaii closes it out on a 6-0 run 25-22. Matautia served the last five. He finished with 13 kills. Rosenmeier 12 kills and four aces. Van Tilburg 8-1-12. Gasman in on six blocks, Sobrig 5.

Warrior match postponed today

By Cindy Luis on January 12, 2018

Inclement weather cited as reason for Hawai’i match vs Lincoln Memorial postponed until Sunday Hawai’i to play 2 Vs LM and Grand Canyon Hawai’i’s opening match will now be against Barton College, Saturday at 3 HST The Rainbow Warriors will play two matches on Sunday – versus Grand Canyon at 7:30 a.m. Hst and Lincoln Memorial at 10:30 a.m. HST All three matches will be streamed on Facebook Live via Off The Block Facebook page (/offtheblockvolleyball).