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Hawaii volleyball: Warriors remain No. 1; SandBows up to No. 4

By Cindy Luis on March 2, 2020

Ahead of this week’s dual showdowns with BYU, Hawaii (14-0) remained at No. 1 in today’s AVCA poll, receiving 12 of the 16 first-place votes. BYU (16-0) received the other four in staying at No. 2. There was no change in the top seven that has five Big West teams ranked. UC Santa Barbara (12-2) is at No. 3 followed by Long Beach State (9-1), Lewis (13-4), UC San Diego (13-3) and UC Irvine (8-7). #NCAAMVB @AVCAVolleyball Coaches Poll 🏐📅 […]

Hawaii beach volleyball: No. 5 SandBows 4, No. 20 Stanford 1

By Cindy Luis on March 1, 2020

Hawaii (7-2) def. No. 20 Stanford (3-6), 4-1 1. Morgan Martin-Pani Napoleon def. Charlie Ekstrom-Sunny Villapando, 16-21, 21-14, 15-9 2. Tori Ashkinos-Maddi Kriz def. Maia Hannemann-Julia Scoles 15-21, 21-19, 15-12 3. Amy Ozee-Brooke Van Sickle def. Maddie Dailey-Amelia Smith, 21-17, 21-16 4. Hanna Hellvig-Ilihia Huddleston def. Shannon Richardson-Blake Sharp, 21-17, 21-18 5. Norene Iosia-Harlee Kekauoha def. Natalie Berty/Chelsea Red-Horse Mohl, 21-14, 21-19 Photo courtesy UH Hawaii def. Utah (0-4), 5-0 No clue about Utah although Granato-Hallums were at No. 1 […]

Hawaii volleyball: No. 5 SandBows 5, ASU 0; MVB results, BYU undefeated

By Cindy Luis on February 29, 2020

Good morning all Hawaii (4-2) 5, No. 19 ASU 0 SandBows are now 7-0 against the Sun Devils. Pairs remained the same, Flts 4-5 flippled 1. Morgan Martin-Pani Napoleon up on Katelyn Carballo-Samantha Plaster, 21-15, 21-12 2. Maia Hannemann-Julia Scoles def. Emily Anderson-Sarah Waters, 21-18, 21-17 3. Amy Ozee-Brooke Van Sickle def Ellyson Lundberg-Maddy Salazar, 21-15, 21-10 4. Hanna Hellvig-Ilihia Huddleston def. Kate Baldwin-Lexi Sweeney, 21-19, 21-13 5. Kylin Loker-Anna Maidment def. Cierra Flood-Lauren Weintraub, 21-18, 21-13 assuming that it’s […]

Rainbow Forecast: Senior week for men’s basketball; baseball takes on Vanderbilt; softball hosts tourney

By Brian McInnis on February 24, 2020

For the last time this season, men’s basketball takes center stage at the Stan Sheriff Center. UH, struggling mightily for the month of February, will attempt to right itself before a supportive crowd in games on Thursday and Saturday before the Rainbow Warriors head to the mainland for the month of March to decide their postseason fate. Two starting seniors, Eddie Stansberry and Zigmars Raimo, will be sent off Saturday against UC Riverside, win or loss. But as for UH […]

Hawaii volleyball: Warriors stay No. 1, Maia Hannemann-Julia Scoles Pairs of Week, SandBows No. 5

By Cindy Luis on February 24, 2020

Maia Hannemann and Julia Scoles claimed the first Big West Pairs Team of the Week award of 2020 after going 4-1 against elite competition during the opening weekend of the season. The senior Scoles and freshman Hannemann enjoyed instant success together against a stacked Outrigger Duke Kahanamoku Beach Classic field. Competing at the No 2. flight, the pair had the best weekend of any UH squad, by winning four matches of its five with its lone loss coming in a […]

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. […]