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Friday’s MVB exhibition: Hawaii 3, UBC 0

By Cindy Luis on January 4, 2019

FINAL: UH defeats British Columbia in straight sets, 25-17, 25-17, 25-19. #HawaiiMVB closes out the 25-17, 25-17, 25-19 sweep of British Columbia in the first of two weekend exhibitions. Colton Cowell with a match-high 10 kills. pic.twitter.com/fLxUmjMotf — Brian McInnis (@Brian_McInnis) January 5, 2019 Set 3: Hawaii 25-19 8:41 Colton Cowell with his 10th kill. Hawaii wins 25-19 8:31: Colton Cowell out of the back row. Hawaii up 17-10. Joe Worsley with 24 assists and 13 digs. 8:28: Att: 3,079 […]

Happy New Year; McLachlin named UCLA men’s assistant

By Cindy Luis on January 2, 2019

The UH men went in the arena this afternoon, one practice. Guessing the starting lineup will be> Joe Worsley, Gage Worsley, Dalton Solbrig, Patrick Gasman, Stijn van Tilburg, Colton Cowell, Rado Parapunov. But also Brett Rosenmeier is there as well. Punahou grad Spencer McLachlin returns to UCLA as an assistant coach. He was with the Bruin men as a volunteer assistant in 2015 and 2016. McLachlin was with the Cal women’s team last season as an assistant. Not sure what […]

Warriors picked No. 2 in Big West preseason poll

By Cindy Luis on December 28, 2018

Defending national champion Long Beach State was picked to repeat as Big West men’s volleyball champ. The 49es received all six first-place votes, for 36 points. Hawaii was at No. 2 (28 points), UC Irvine at 3 (16) followed by UCSB (16), CSUN (11) and UC San Diego (9). Hawaii will be the host of the 2019 Big West Tournament. The Rainbow Warriors were 19-8 and No. 5 in the final AVCA poll but missed out on an at-large bid […]

3 former Wahine on U.S. snow VB team, Crosson from Cal Poly to Cal

By Cindy Luis on December 19, 2018

Three former University of Hawaii volleyball players have been named to the U.S. team that will compete in this week’s inagural snow volleyball tournament in Moscow. Emily Hartong, Katie Spieler and Karissa Cook will join Allie Wheeler (USC),on the roster. Making up the men’s team are Lloy Ball, Will Robbins, Kevin Owens and Tomas Goldsmith. Play is three-on-three, best two-of-three with sets to 15. The European volleyball federation officially recognized the sport in 2015, and a seven-stop European tour begins […]

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

No Wahine on all-region team

By Cindy Luis on December 4, 2018

Tough region for Hawaii, Pac-12 North, First team: Stanford (6), Oregon (3), Cal Poly (2 with the Van Winden sisters) 1 each from Washington, Washington State and Colorado For complete list, click here HM: Oregon (2), Washington State (2), Colorado State (2) POY Plummer Stanford. Fo’y: Neneviller, Oregon. Coy Hambly, Stanford

Get chance? Let speculation begin; MVB tickets Monday

By Cindy Luis on November 24, 2018

Several places have Hawaii as one of the last four in for the NCAA tournament. The Rainbow Wahine got some help from UCLA losing 3-2 to USC on Friday. The Bruins, at 13-14, are ineligible for a bid when being under .500. Other Top 25 8) Wisconsin def. Rutgers 25-15, 25-18, 25-12 9) Creighton def. Villanova 25-17, 25-17, 25-19 16) Marquette def. St. Johns 26-24, 25-19, 25-15 26) Colorado lost to 31) Utah 23-25, 25-22, 29-31, 16-25 +++++ Season tickets […]

Hawaii sweeps UCI 3-0, MVB schedule released, Swords out

By Cindy Luis on November 15, 2018

FINAL: Hawaii sweeps UC Irvine, 25-19, 27-25, 25-16. Set 3 UH wins 25-16 8:46: Norene Iosia ends it 25-16. 8:38: Casey Castillo with her 14th kill, puts Hawaii up 20-12. TO UCI. Castillo needs one more kill to tie her career high. 8:30: McKenna Granato’s sixth kill puts Hawaii up 11-8. TO UCI Set 2 Hawaii wins 27-25. 8:13: Hitting error by UCI ends it 27-25. 8:12. Call stands. Sarah Liva with the kill. It’s 25-24. 8:10: UCI challenging whether […]