Volleyshots

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


Red-eye flight got in around 730 Thursday morning, after landing the flight attendant went through the usual disembark chatter then said, And we wish the UH women’s volleyball team good luck with their games this week. Nice applause throughout the cabin. Team is staying in Fullerton, will commute down to Irvine for Friday’s match, return […]

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10-29 Top 25 scores

by Cindy Luis on October 29, 2014

2) Washington def. 20) USC 26-24, 26-24, 25-23 4) Wisconsin def. 13) Purdue 28-26, 25-16, 25-19 8) Florida def. Georgia 25-16, 25-8, 26-24 18) Kentucky def. Tennessee 25-19, 25-17, 25-18 27) Minnesota lost to Indiana 25-18, 20-25, 20-25, 33-35

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Annoucned today the 32 teams that are on the NCAA watch list to host based on the criteria: Teams in the AVCA Coaches Top 25 poll as of October 27, 2014. Or Teams in the top 25 of the Pablo Rankings as of October 27, 2014. Or Teams in the top 25 of the RPI […]

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10-29 Wednesday check-in, Rise of the Wahine

by Cindy Luis on October 29, 2014

Getting ready to fly out to the mainland so won’t be on much until later. Wahine have an afternoon practice that I will be unable to attend. Will check in with them when they get to the mainland Thursday. Believe we are on the same red-eye tonight, get into LA around 730 a.m. Tickets still […]

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10-28 Tuesday check-in

by Cindy Luis on October 28, 2014

Team practiced 6-8:15, mostly skill work. lifting this afternoon. They’ll have practice tomorrow afternoon and take the red-eye out to L.A. mentioned on previous thread, as expected Guinasso and Kahakai making the trip. Which is what Shoji said would happen two weeks ago, depending on everyone’s health. Did ask Shoji again about the brace. He […]

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UCI swept by San Diego State

by Cindy Luis on October 27, 2014

Good home win for Collins-Parker 25-19, 25-21, 27-25. not sure now what affect it will have on UH’s RPI UCI 106, SDSU 125 Loss ended the Anteaters’ 5-match winning streak The last loss before Monday was at Hawaii

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Greeley, Mendoza earn Big West honors

by Cindy Luis on October 27, 2014

Taylor was nominated for POW, gone UCI’s Pickrell from the Big West Greeley Freshman of the Week Hawai‘i outside hitter Kalei Greeley (Riverside, Calif./King HS) notched Big West Women’s Volleyball Freshman Player of the Week honors with a pair of double-digit kill performances. Greeley averaged 3.00 kills and 2.43 digs to help the Rainbow Wahine […]

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Hawaii remains unranked, at 30 in RPI

by Cindy Luis on October 27, 2014

Hawaii with 19 points, comes in at 28. Long Beach State wins twice, drops one to 24. Top 10 teams are the same with a little shuffling Stanford still at 1. Texas dropped to 5 which moved Washington, Florida State and Wisconsin all up a spot. Colorado State loses and flips with Penn State at […]

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10-26 Top 25 scores

by Cindy Luis on October 26, 2014

1) Stanford def. 19) USC 23-25, 25-22, 25-20, 25-19 3) Washington def. Colorado 28-26, 31-29, 25-14 4) Florida State def. Wake Forest 25-17, 18-25, 25-11, 25-22 5) Wisconsin def. 14) Nebraska 25-19, 25-21, 25-18 8) Florida def. Mississippi State 25-9, 25-14, 25-16 9) North Carolina def. Georgia Tech 19-25, 19-25, 25-20, 25-11, 15-9 16) Kentucky […]

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Hawaii 3, UCSB 1

by Cindy Luis on October 26, 2014

Not surprised about this Long gets the start at OH. Not sure how long that will last In house former Olympic setter Lindsey Berg.

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