Expanded coverage of all things volleyball, including notes, observations and analysis on the Rainbow Wahine, Rainbow Warriors, SandBows and Team USA.

Update on Sandbows

by Cindy Luis on January 24, 2015

Team practiced in light passing drizzles (after the passing deluge) yesterday afternnon. actually fairly cool and pleasant. Hall said it’s all about adapting to conditions. Can remember the first year the Wahine were at Hermosa Beach for the USAV Challenge. it was cold and rainy and miserable. Anyway, did ask Hall about the outgoing seniors […]

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The Rainbow Wahine volleyball team will host national-power Texas in a spring exhibition match on Thursday, March 19.


Congrats to Averill, national POW

by Cindy Luis on January 20, 2015

Apologize for the lateness. Was out all day with friends in town, headed to the North Shore. http://www.avca.org/awards/players-of-the-week/men-division-one-two/ From the AVCA wutg a very old photo of Averill. ndividual Weekly Stats SP: 8 K/S: 3.12 Hitting %: .513 B/S: 1.25 Pts./S: 4.00 Team Recap January 16: No. 3 UC Santa Barbara, W 3-1 January 18: […]


Averill POW, Hawaii up to 7 in poll

by Cindy Luis on January 19, 2015

From the MPSF Senior middle blocker Taylor Averill was named men’s volleyball’s Mountain Pacific Sports Federation/Molten Player of the Week (Jan. 19-25). It is Averill’s second weekly conference award this season. The San Jose, Calif. native played a big role, along with his teammates, in netting two consecutive victories last weekend over UC Santa Barbara […]

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Hawaii 3, UCSB 1

by Cindy Luis on January 18, 2015

Reminder no TV There is radio at 1420-AM or espn1420am.com >> Had a nice chat with UCSB coach Rick McLaughlin, his brother is Jim, former UW coach who took the job at Notre Dame. He said the timing was right and Jim has always loved Notre Dame, family very catholic. Sounds like his wife is […]


Hawaii 3, UCSB 1

by Cindy Luis on January 16, 2015

No. 3 UCSB at No. 9 Hawaii, 7 p.m. HST OC-16, KKEA 1420-am. espn1420am.com gametracker at http://stats.statbroadcast.com/broadcast/?id=74742 BTW, just found out they aren’t televising Sunday’s match. You are welcome to call Oceanic to complain.


>> 5 Wahine volleyball players earned all-Big West academic honors Thursday. To be eligible you have to maintain at least a 3.0 cumulative GPA, have completed one full academic year, have at least sophomore standing and compete in at least 50 percent of the sport’s contests. Honored are Kalei Adolpho, Tayler Higgins, Ginger Long, Tai […]


Beckwith helping out with Warriors

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by Cindy Luis on January 14, 2015

Former UH setter Brian Beckwith will be helping out when he can as Wade said “with the shake up in staff.’ Forgot if it’s been mentioned that Beckwith and former Wahine Juliana Sanders got married over a year ago. Hall’s associate men’s coaching position is being posted on the UH job site. it’s a casual […]


Lost in the hoopla: Texas coming out for spring

by Cindy Luis on January 12, 2015

Texas will be out for the spring game. Tentatively scheduled for March 19. Shoji said he still trying to make the Molokai clinic work.

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Hall new Wahine associate coach

by Cindy Luis on January 12, 2015

The announcement will be made sometime Monday that Warriors’ associate coach Jeff Hall will move over to become the Wahine associate coach for indoor and head sand coach. Hall replaced Scott Wong, who took the head indoor job at Pepperdine last month. Some had questioned his credentials when his name came up earlier but he’s […]

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