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Hawaii beach volleyball: Norene Iosia joins SandBows

By Cindy Luis on April 18, 2019

Now that spring indoor practice is done, Rainbow Wahine rising senior setter Norene Iosia will join the Hawaii beach volleyball team officially as of today. She was on the beach team for a bit in 2017, going 10-3 with Hannah Zalopany between March 10 and April 2. Hawaii has its inaugural “Alumnae Salute” exhibition starting at 1 p.m. Saturday. The SandBows then go for their fourth consecutive conference title at the Big West tournament April 26-27 at Zuma Beach, Calif.

Hawaii beach volleyball: Maglio-Ozee named AVCA Pair of the Week

By Cindy Luis on April 16, 2019

Hawaii senior Emily Maglio and junior Amy Ozee were named AVCA/CollegeBeachVB.com’s Pair of the Week on Tuesday. The SandBow duo went 5-0 at Flight 1 last week when hosting the First Foundation Queen’s Cup at Queen’s Beach. This is the second pair to garner this award from Hawaii. Maglio won it with former partner Ka’iwi Schucht March 27, 2018.

SandBows 5, Washington 0, Hellvig signs with WVB indoor

By Cindy Luis on April 15, 2019

Senior night for SandBows Vs. Washington, 4 p.m. Live stats click here TV starts at 7 on Spectrum. Flights 2 then 1 Not even 6 p.m. and Hawaii has clinched the dual Here’s the flights 1. Emily Maglio-Amy Ozee (UH) def. Kristen Gengenbacher-Destiny Julye, 21-18, 21-16 2. Ari Homayun-Juila Scoles (UH) def. Kara Bajema-Shayne McPherson, 21-16, 21-11 3. Morgan Martin-Pani Napoleon (UH) def. Cat McCoy-Avie Niece, 21-3, 21-8 4. Hi’ilawe Huddleston-Kylin Loker (UH) def. Emma Calle-Samantha Drechsel, 21-17, 21-11 5. […]

SandBows Win Queen”s Cup, 3-2 over LMU

By Cindy Luis on April 14, 2019

Team poses with trophy after winning Queen’s Cup Awards went to: MVP: Julia Scoles, Hawaii Miss Aloha Spirit: Ari Homayun, Hawaii Best Attacker: Megan Nash, Loyola Marymount Best Blocker: Giulia Gavio, San Jose State Best Defender: Shayne McPherson, Washington +++++ On Sunday at Queen’s Beach 9 a.m. Semifinal No. 14 Loyola Marymount 5, Washington 0 10:30 a.m semifinal No. 6 Hawaii 5 SJSU 0 Noon third place Washington 4 SJSU 1 1:30 championship No 6 Hawaii 3 No 14 LMU […]

SandBows 3-0 at Queen’s Cup, top seed for Sunday

By Cindy Luis on April 13, 2019

MVB Saturday at the Pyramid, 4 p.m. HST TV: On Spectrum Sports Not available to non-Spectrum subscribers To watch click here To listen online Click here Live stats Click here ++++++ BVB Saturday at Queen’s Beach 9 a.m.: Washington 5, San Jose State 0 10:30 a.m.:Hawaii 3, Loyola Marymount clinching point came at No. 1 Order of finish: 2,5,4,3,1 1. Emily Maglio/Amy Ozee (UH) def. Bo Culo/Megan Nash (LMU) 21-15, 22-24, 15-12 2. Ari Homayun/Julia Scoles (UH) def. Savannah Slattery/Reka […]

Parapunov POW again, Warriors unanimous No. 1, RPI back to 1

By Cindy Luis on April 8, 2019

Junior opposite Rado Parapunov today was named the Big West player of the week in men’s volleyball, the fifth time this season for Parapunov and the sixth straight week a Rainbow Warrior player was recognized. The Bulgarian national averaged 5.71 kills per set, hitting .435 (40-10-69) as Hawaii won both of last week’s matches against No. 3 UC Santa Barbara. Parapunov had 20 kills in both of the matches at the Stan Sheriff Center. In Friday’s opener, half of his […]

SandBows fall to Cal Poly 3-2, sweep Sac State & Beach

By Cindy Luis on March 31, 2019

No. 6 Hawaii lost to No. 7 Cal Poly 3-2 The SandBows won at Flights 3 and 4, losing at Flights 1, 2 and 5 The match came down to Flights 4 and 5 going 3 Huddleston-Loker won 19-21, 21-16, 15-13 Dreeuws-Russo lost 16-21, 28-26, 15-11 _____ Hawaii swept Sac State in today’s second match at the Big West Challenge The No. 3 pair of Morgan Martin and Pani Napoleon extended their win streak together to 16 matches – all […]

Maglio wins 100th, Homayun all-time at 104; SandBows 3-0 at BWC Challenge; Wahine at Pepperdine tourney

By Cindy Luis on March 30, 2019

At Big West Challenge, Pismo Beach, Calif. Congrats to Emily Maglio, becomes fifth SandBow to reach 100 wins, joining Ari Homayun, Katie Spieler, Ka’iwi Schucht and Nikki Taylor Happened during the sweep of CSUN Congrats to Ari Homayun, now the program’s all-time leader at 104. came against Bakersfield. She is at 105 with win over UC Davis Hawaii sweeps CSUN, 5-0 1. Maglio-Ozee, 21-15, 21-4 2. Homayun-Scoles, 21-12, 21-5 3. Martin-Napoleon, 21-13, 21-6 4. Huddleston-Loker, 21-11, 21-7 5. Dreeuws-Russo, 21-13, […]