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Hawaii athletics: Ups and downs of a busy Saturday

By Brian McInnis on February 23, 2020

A lot happened in the realm of University of Hawaii athletics on Saturday, the 22nd of February. Some of it was excellent, some so-so, and some UH fans would probably sooner forget. Just about every spring sport was in action in form or fashion, with the notable exception being the No. 1 UH men’s volleyball team, which had a bye week. UH tennis also did not play Saturday. The singular greatest achievements were had by the men’s and women’s swimming […]

Hawaii beach volleyball: Hawaii 5, Stanford 0 for 3rd; LSU upsets UCLA for title

By Cindy Luis on February 23, 2020

Individual awards went to, left to right, LSU’s Taryn Kloth, best blocker; Stanford’s Tori Ashkinos, Aloha Spirit; UCLA’s Savvy Simo, best attacker; Hawaii’s Maia Hannemann, best defender; LSU’s Kristen Nuss, MOP. Championship LSU 3, UCLA 2 Third place No. 5 Hawaii vs. No. 19 Stanford Live stats click here 1. Pani Napoleon-Morgan Martin def Sunny Villapando-Charlie Ekstrom, 21-16, 21-19 2. Maia Hannemann-Julia Scoles def. Maddie Kriz-Tori Ashkinos, 23=25, 21-10, 15-12 3. Brooke Van Sickle-Amy Ozee def. Maddie Dailey-Amelia Smith,21-18, 21-19 […]

Hawaii volleyball: No. 5 SandBows 3, No. 3 LSU 2; men’s results

By Cindy Luis on February 22, 2020

The Outrigger Duke Kahanamoku Beach Classic No. 5 Hawaii 3, No. 3 LSU 2 No. 5 Hawaii 5, No. 19 Stanford 0 No. 1 UCLA 3, No. 5 Hawaii 2 No. 1 UCLA 4, No. 3 LSU 1 No. 1 UCLA 5, No. 19 Stanford 0 No. 3 LSU 5, No. 19 Stanford 0 Hawaii 3, LSU 2 1. Pani Napoleon-Morgan Martin def. Kristen Nuss-Claire Coppoa, up 22-20, 21-12 2. Maia Hannemann-Julia Scoles def. Jess Schaben-Sydney Moore, 21-16, 21-15 3. […]

Hawaii beach volleyball: 7 indoor players attempt to find their sand legs

By Brian McInnis on February 21, 2020

Sailors have sea legs. Beach volleyball players? “One thing we talk about is getting your sand legs,” Hawaii beach coach Jeff Hall said of when an indoor volleyball player makes the spring transition to the uneven playing surface. “Coming from indoor, they go to jump out here, and they don’t get out of the sand. Or they’ll lateral jump instead of jumping straight up and down.” Seven UH indoor players — Brooke Van Sickle, Jolie Rasmussen, Hanna Hellvig, Norene Iosia, Janelle […]

Rainbow Forecast: Washington State to test Hawaii baseball; women’s basketball has first-place showdown; SandBows begin

By Brian McInnis on February 17, 2020

With the exception of the top-ranked Hawaii men’s volleyball team, just about every other spring sport is in action this week. That includes beach volleyball, which opens its 2020 season in the Outrigger Duke Kahanamoku Beach Classic at Queen’s Beach. The SandBows begin at No. 5. Scout the smorgasbord below and pick your spots, because there’s an absolute ton going on — though much of it takes place on the mainland for sports like water polo, swimming and women’s tennis. The […]

Hawaii men’s volleyball: Weekly honors to Rado Parapunov, Guilherme Voss; Warriors remain No. 1 in AVCA poll; SandBows No. 5 in preseason poll

By Cindy Luis on February 10, 2020

Congrats to Rado Parapunov, Player of the Week, and Guilherme Voss , Freshman of Week, in the Big West. Think I would have nominated Brett Sheward for FOW. Defensive POW to UCI’s Scott Stadick for his performance in the Outrigger. —————— Hawaii (12-0) remained at No. 1 in today’s AVCA Top 15 poll, receiving 11 first-place votes. For a second week in a row, BYU (12-0) picked up the remaining five votes in staying at No. 2. UC Santa Barbara […]

Hawaii volleyball: UC Irvine 3, Concordia 1; SandBows sign transfer

By Cindy Luis on February 6, 2020

No. 4 UCI (6-3) def. No. 14 Concordia (5-5), 24-26, 25-18, 25-21, 25-20 Set 4: UCI wins 25-20 5:49: UCI pulling away at 20-14. TO CUI. Eagles’ serve-receive very suspect. Anteaters with 16 blocks. 5:40: UCI up 7-2. TO Eagles. Set 3: UC Irvine wins 25-21 5:24: Concordia made things interesting, closing to 21-20. TO UCI. Anteaters come back with two kills by Stadick. It’s 23-20. TO Eagles. Set 2 UCI wins 25-18 4:55: Anteaters close it out 25-18. Stadick […]

Hawaii beach volleyball: New additions from indoor

By Cindy Luis on January 28, 2020

Haven’t had a chance to check in with beach since they started practice a few days ago. Will be heading out Thursday. Joining the SandBows officially from the indoor team Brooke Van Sickle, Jolie Rasmussen, Hanna Hellvig, Kamalei Krug, Janelle Gong, Riley Wagoner. Back for a third season, this time full time, Norene Iosia. have mentioned prior that UCI’s Harlee Kekauoha has transferred to play at UH.