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


Averill, Taylor named to Pan Am Cup roster Former Hawaii All-American middle blocker Taylor Averill and Punahou graduate Josh Taylor were named to the U.S. national team that will compete in this week’s NORCECA Pan American Cup in Mexico City. Averill is one of three middles selected for the 12-team roster, Taylor, an All-American at […]

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Congrats to Shoji on Kulia i ka Nu’u Award

by Cindy Luis on May 17, 2016

Still on vacation but wanted to post these Wahine seniors graduate, courtesy Stanley Ching From UH: Dave Shoji will be receiving the distinguished Kulia I Ka Nu’u Award at the 14th Annual Five Star Aloha Gala hosted by the Hawai’i Chamber of Commerce of Northern California (HCCNC) in San Francisco, Calif. on May 31. The […]

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https://www.avca.org/awards/all-regional-all-america-awards/collegiate-beach-all-america-team.html One pair each from Arizona, FSU, Grand Canyon, UCLA, USC, UH, Pepperdine, Stetson Honorable mention to FAU and Georgia State pairs. From UH The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced its Beach Volleyball All-America Team on Wednesday. Among those honored on the first team were a pair of Rainbow Wahine, senior Katie Spieler and […]

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Taylor named to Pan Am Cup training team

by Cindy Luis on May 10, 2016

Am on vacation, not checking in much but Nikki Taylor named as one of 19 for Pan Am Cup training team http://www.teamusa.org/USA-Volleyball/Features/2016/May/10/USAV-Names-19-Players-to-Pan-Am-Training-Roster

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SC tops Florida State 3-0 Long-Tucker named all-tournament at No. 3 SC has the No. 1 (Hughes-Claes) and No. 5 pair Kremer-Nightingale Arizona No. 2: Bonomi-Schulz UCLA No. 4: Muno-Ngauamo Odd that FSU doesn’t have a pair named

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Sorry, was out and wasn’t able to update until now. #4 UCLA 3, #5 Hawai’i 0 (Order of Finish: 4, 3, 2) 1. Katie Spieler/Emily Maglio (UH) vs. Megan McNamara/Nicole McNamara (UCLA), 21-18, 14-21, DNF 2. Ivey Schmitt/Kamila Tan (UCLA) def. Nikki Taylor/Ka’iwi Schucht (UH), 18-21, 21-12, 15-12 3. Elise Zappla/Izzy Carey (UCLA) def. Ginger […]

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SandBows 3, Arizona 0 Play UCLA

by Cindy Luis on May 6, 2016

UH-UA match time is at 8 a.m. HST. No TV. TruTV coverage is 9 a.m.-noon on OC 119. First match should be the Pepperdine-UCLA elimination match. Florida State-USC at 10 a.m. HST The winners of the UH-UA and UCLA-Pep match play around 11 a.m. but given how late everything ran Friday, no guarantee of how […]

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On the other side of the bracket Pepperdine vs. USC in the second winners bracket semi. In contenders bracket games UCLA hangs on to eliminate Stetson 3-2 Arizona eliminates Georgia State 3-2. Great match for Kalei Mau if you don’t have TruTV, this is the live schedule http://www.ncaa.com/liveschedule/2016/05/06

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SandBows 3 UCLA 0, advance to match with FSU

by Cindy Luis on May 6, 2016

5 a.m HST At the moment, only online at NCAA.com TruTV (OC119) coverage starts at 9 a.m. HST http://www.ncaa.com/liveschedule/2016/05/06

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H awards Tuesday night but didn’t get list until later. OC sports taped it for a delayed broadcast Spieler also won The Jenny (not sure what that is), was top-five Wahine academic with Clare-Marie Anderson and the Rainbow Wahine of the Year. Male rookie to van Tilburg Heart of the Team: Anderson Contributor to Jimbo […]

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