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Hawaii women’s volleyball: VIDEO Norene Iosia honorable mention All-America

By Cindy Luis on December 18, 2019

Hawaii senior Norene Iosia today was named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association All-America honorable mention team, one of 41 players so honored. Iosia, the Big West Player of the Year, played both setter and hitter when helping the Rainbow Wahine to their first conference title since 2016. Hawaii (26-4) advanced to the NCAA tournament third round, losing to Nebraska last Friday. AVCA All-America honorable mention Norene Iosia put #HawaiiWVB’s 26-4 season and her final year of indoor college volleyball […]

NCAA women’s volleyball: Final four links

By Cindy Luis on December 17, 2019

Thursday’s semifinals on ESPN 1 Baylor vs. 4 Wisconsin, 2 p.m. HST Watch online click here 3. Stanford vs. 7 Minnesota, 4:30 p.m. HST watch online click here Saturday’s final, ESPN2 Semifinal winners, 3 p.m. HST new thread up with Iosia honorable mention All-America. Hawaii women’s volleyball: Norene Iosia named honorable mention All-America

Hawaii volleyball: Brooke Van Sickle all-tournament; update on Masui Allen memorial clinics, tournament

By Cindy Luis on December 16, 2019

Congrats to Brooke Van Sickle, named to the Wisconsin regional all-tournament team. She was the only Wahine named. Also on the team: Molly Haggerty (MVP), Sydney Hilley and Dana Rettke, Wisconsin; Jazz Sweet and Lexi Sun, Nebraska; Hollan Hans, Texas A&M. Van Sickle had a team-high 14 kills and four errors on 27 swings (.370) in UH’s straight-sets loss to Nebraska in the round of 16 on Friday. —————— The Masui Allen One Love Memorial Volleyball Clinics Saturday at Kaneohe […]

NCAA women’s volleyball: Final four set

By Cindy Luis on December 15, 2019

Only 10 teams have won the national title Only one remains in the final four: Stanford Saturday regional finals At Madison Wisconsin def. Nebraska, 25-18, 25-22, 25-19 At Stanford Stanford def. Penn State, 25-22, 25-15, 25-17 At Austin Minnesota def. Louisville, 25-21, 25-14, 25-16 At Baylor def. Washington, 25-20, 21-25, 25-19, 25-18 Thursday in Pittsburgh 1 Baylor vs. 4 Wisconsin, 2 p.m. HST 3 Stanford vs. 7 Minnesota, 4:30 p.m. HST

Hawaii volleyball: Warriors sign Chakas, updated NCAA scores

By Cindy Luis on December 13, 2019

Preseason No. 1 Hawaii has added the second player from Greece in as many men’s volleyball seasons, announcing the signing of Spyros Chakas from Athens on Friday The 6-foot-4 outside hitter is one of four signees for the 2021 season. Freshman Dimitrios Mouchlias, a 6-6 middle on the current Rainbow Warrior roster, is from Soufli, Greece. Chakas chose Hawaii over Long Beach State and Pepperdine. This past season, he helped his team to the Greek U18 championship, earning most valuable […]

Hawaii women’s volleyball: FINAL Nebraska 3, Hawaii 0

By Cindy Luis on December 13, 2019

FINAL: No. 5 seed Nebraska sweeps No. 12 Hawaii, ending the Rainbow Wahine’s season in the round of 16 at 26-4. Set 3 Nebraska wins 25-19 5:23: Challenge denied. 23-18 5:22: Tiffany Westerberg is in. Hawaii challenging a net violation. if not, Huskers up 23-18 5:19: Brooke Van Sickle blocked. It’s 20-17. TO UH 5:13: Kill good. it’s 15-12. 5:12: Jazz Sweet hits wide. But Nebraska with its last challenge. If not good, Hawaii would have closed to 14-13. 5:04: […]

NCAA women’s volleyball: Friday’s results; Wahine head to arena

By Cindy Luis on December 13, 2019

Hawaii media relations have some great videos and photos thanks to their Kara Nishimura and Jay Metzger Click here for newest +++++ NCAA Third round at Madison No. 5 Nebraska def. No. 12 Hawaii, 29-27, 25-22, 25-19 No. 4 Wisconsin def. No. 13 Texas A&M, 25-20, 25-17, 25-23 Saturday Nebraska at Wisconsin At Austin Unseeded Louisville def. No. 2 Texas, 25-22, 25-22, 17-25, 18-25, 15-12 No. 7 Minnesota def. No. 10 Florida, 23-25, 25-14, 16-25, 25-15, 15-11 Saturday: Minnesota vs. […]

Hawaii women’s volleyball: More from Wisconsin Thursday

By Cindy Luis on December 12, 2019

The above photo is of the very popular UH beanie that team is wearing. The beanies were sold at the UH Bookstore, but there’s none left now. The UH band had hoped to buy for trip but the supply was out. Not sure if they are ordering more. Would have been a big seller here for UH fans. I tried to upload some videos but it’s not working right now. In the meantime, here’s one from UH athletics on Thursday’s […]