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U.S. drops VNL match to Brazil in 5

By Cindy Luis on June 2, 2018

The U.S. men’s national volleyball team, with three starters with Hawaii ties in the lineup, remained undefeated in FIVB Volleyball Nations League play on Saturday with a sweep of Korea in Goiania, Brazil. Micah Christenson (Kamehameha) set the Americans to a 25-23, 25-21, 25-11 victory. Also starting were middle Taylor Averill (University of Hawaii) and libero Erik Shoji (Punahou). The U.S. (5-0) concludes the second round of pool play against Brazil (4-1) today. Christensen, who gave way to Kawika Shoji […]

K. Shoji, Averill help U.S. rally past Japan; Ah Mow-Santos on TV Friday

By Cindy Luis on June 1, 2018

Ah Mow-Santos on Living 808 on KHON with John Veneri at 4 p.m. and The CW at 9 p.m. Also today, Down 2-0 to Japan, the U.S. Men’s National Team brought in Ben Patch, Kawika Shoji, Thomas Jaeschke and Taylor Averill to right the ship and went on to win, 23-25, 13-25, 25-18, 25-20, 15-10 on Friday in Goiânia, Brazil. The U.S. Men improve to 4-0 in the FIVB Volleyball Nations League while Japan falls to 2-2. The United States […]

Rosenmeier-Cowell 2nd at beach championship

By Cindy Luis on May 12, 2018

From UH The Rainbow Warrior men’s volleyball pair of Brett Rosenmeier and Colton Cowell fell in the championship match of the USAV Collegiate Beach Championship Saturday to Florida State’s Jon Justice and Adam Wienckowski, 15-21, 28-26, 15-12. The UH duo, who finished fourth in this event last year, went 3-1 record duirng this year’s tournament. With the win, the FSU pair earned a spot to represent the United States this summer at the FISU World University Games in Munich, Germany. […]

Rosenmeier-Cowell advance to Saturday’s final

By Cindy Luis on May 11, 2018

Hawaii’s Brett Rosenmeier and Colton Cowell will play for the title of the USAV Collegiate Beach Volleyball Championship on Saturday after advancing with Friday’s semifinal win at Hermosa Beach, Calif. Rosenmeier-Cowell swept Quincy’s Collin Merk-Anthony Winter 21-18, 21-16 in a rematch of Thursday’s Pool B opener won by the Rainbow Warriors 2-1.The second-seeded Rosenmeier-Cowell, who finished fourth in this event last year, will face fourth-seeded Florida State’s Jon Justine-Adam Wienckowski at 8:20 a.m. Hawaii time. winner represents the U.S. at […]

Rosenmeier-Cowell, Forbes-Bunn at USAV Beach

By Cindy Luis on May 10, 2018

Taking a few days off, checking in occasionally Play starts today (May 10) in Hermosa Beach. Online stream here https://www.teamusa.org/USA-Volleyball/Video schedule and results here https://www.teamusa.org/USA-Volleyball/Calendar/2018/May/10/Collegiate-Beach-Championships Mentioned last week that Rosenmeier and Cowell would be at this week’s USAV Collegiate Beach Championships again. They placed fourth last season. From UH http://hawaiiathletics.com/news/2018/5/8/mens-volleyball-rosenmeier-cowell-to-compete-in-usav-collegiate-beach-championship.aspx from the SandBows, Cali Bunn and Presley Forbes are competing From UH http://hawaiiathletics.com/news/2018/5/9/womens-beach-volleyball-bunn-and-forbes-join-usav-collegiate-beach-championship-field.aspx

BVB FSU 3 UH 2, will play UCLA; MVB NCAA champs Long Beach State 3-2 over UCLA

By Cindy Luis on May 5, 2018

Interactive link below https://www.ncaa.com/interactive-bracket/beach-volleyball/nc/2018 All matches on ESPN2 224 on Spectrum Today’s schedule USC vs. Pepperdine, 8 a.m. HST loser out UCLA vs. LSU, 9 a.m. HST, loser out Hawaii vs. FSU, 10 a.m. HST, loser to losers bracket on Sunday USC-Pepperdine winner vs. UCLA-LSU winner, 11 a.m. HST loser out winner to Sunday’s match with Hawaii-FSU loser, 6:30 a.m. HST Sunday Championship Sunday, 9 a.m HST Links for MVB: Beach At UCLA, 1 p.m. HST ESPN2 224 on Spectrum […]

NCAA semis: No. 1 Long Beach St. 3, Ohio St. 1; UCLA 3, No. 2 BYU 1

By Cindy Luis on May 3, 2018

Interesting that they are giving UCLA the late game despite the lower seed. In past they’ve mandated the higher seed get the late match links for Beach-OSU 2 p.m. HST Video https://www.ncaa.com/championship/liveplayer/player?gameId=2925891 Live stats https://www.ncaa.com/game/volleyball-men/d1/2018/05/03/ohio-st-long-beach-st Audio 22WestMedia.com links for UCLA=BYU match 4:30 HST or 30 minutes after completion of first match if it goes later than 4 p.m. HST Live Stats: https://www.ncaa.com/game/volleyball-men/d1/2018/05/03/ucla-byu Video:https://www.ncaa.com/championship/liveplayer/player?gameId=2925889 Audio: http://ucla.leanplayer.com/

Congrats to van Tilburg, Tuileta 1st Team A-A, 3 other Warriors honored

By Cindy Luis on April 30, 2018

https://www.avca.org/awards/all-regional-all-america-awards/di-ii-men.html The Rainbow Warriors today had five players named to one of the three AVCA All-America teams, led by first-team selections Stijn van Tilburg, a junior outside hitter, and senior libero Larry “Tui” Tuileta. Named to the second team was junior setter Joe Worsley while sophomore middle Patrick Gasman and opposite Rado Parapunov were honorable mention. There were 10 players on each of the first and second teams. Only Long Beach State had more: 3 first team and 1 2nd. […]