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 Hawaii touched the ball off the block. Original ruling is ball went off the block and out. If it stands, UH up 25-24.
8:08: Casey Castillo hits long, UCI holds off two set points to tie at 24. TO UH.
8:03. Casey Castillo with two straight kills puts Hawaii up 23-20. TO UCI
8:00: Two consecutive hitter errors by Natasha Burns has helped UCI close to 21-20. TO Hawaii.
7:52: Norene Iosia with her second ace of the night puts Hawaii up 17-12. TO UCI.
7:49: Casey Castillo’s seventh kill puts Hawaii up 15-12 at the TTO.
7:41: Hawaii wins challenge. UH leads 5-4.
7:40: Hawaii challenging a touch on attack by Casey Castillo. It was called out. If it stands, UCI would lead 5-4.
Set 1 UH wins 25-19
7:33: Fourth block by Wahine ends it 25-19.
7:29: Kill by Casey Castillo makes it 23-17. TO UCI. Tita Akiu has passed 400 digs for her career. Currently has 402.
7:25: Faith Ma’afala with her second ace of the set. Hawaii leads 20-16. TO UCI. Live stats are up.
7:17: Hawaii leads 15-11 at the TTO on a kill by Casey Castillo. Live stats are down.
Hawaii starting all of its seniors. McKenna Granato, Angel Gaskin, Casey Castillo, Tita Akiu, Sarah Liva, Natasha Burns, Faith Ma’afala. Norene Iosia in front row at hitter.
Prior to match, Hawaii will honor McKenna Granato for reaching 1,000 kills. There will be a moment of silence for the late Cia Goods. And singing the national anthem will be UCI senior Idara Akpakpa.
UCI senior Harley Kekauoha still not cleared to play. She has family on Oahu. Her mom flew out with team and Kekauoha is wearing a haku and a maile lei during warmups.
>> Previous thread asked about NLI dates
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>> Warriors’ schedule had been held up, waiting on sponsorship
It is now up Click here
The Warriors got back from Japan last Friday. Said they enjoyed the trip, got a lot out of it. Joe Worsley said it took a while to get used to the Mikasa volleyball. Said it was harder to serve.
>> Chaminade lost its DII regional opener to No. 1 CSU San Bernardino
BELLINGHAM, Wash. – The Chaminade University women’s volleyball team’s season came to an end Thursday, dropping their NCAA West Regional first round match to No. 2-seed Cal State San Bernardino, 25-23, 25-10, 27-25, at Carver Gymnasium on the Western Washington University campus.
Pacific West Conference Newcomer of the Year Alana Handy (Burlington, Wash./Bethune-Cookman Univ./Burlington-Edison) returned to her home state and put down a team-high 12 kills in defeat as the ’Swords ended their record-setting season at 23-6.