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Warriors ready to open WAC despite rare Wednesday game

Greg Salas Greg Salas
Blaze Soares Blaze Soares
Britta Bourne Britta Bourne
Shane Victorino Shane Victorino

By Jason Tang - bio | email

Manoa (KHNL) - It's game week for the University of Hawaii football team, but, it's also a very short week. The Warriors are coming off a bye after returning from a one point loss against UNL on the 19th. Now they'll open up league play in a rare Wednesday showdown against Louisiana Tech.

"Any day is a good day to play football to me, anytime we can get on ESPN and be nationally televised so other people can see us I'll play on any day," said Warrior receiver Greg Salas who leads the nation in yards per game.

The game airs on ESPN2, with kickoff scheduled to take place at 2pm Hawaii time. The contest is Hawaii's first step towards bringing the conference title back to the Islands.

"This past three games we had is three preseason games is the way I look at it, this WAC game is our first opener and we just gotta be ready, because that's what we preach every game, WAC champs, WAC champs, now it's time to show up and become that," said Warrior linebacker Blaze Soares.

Hawaii holds a 6-1 series lead over La. Tech and enter the contest with a 2-1 record, the 'Dogs on the other hand, are 1-2.

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