TAMPA, FL (HawaiiNewsNow) - The University of Hawaii Rainbow Wahine volleyball team lost its bid for a national championship Thursday night in Tampa, losing to Penn State three sets to one.
First set: Hawaii 25 - Penn State 23
Second set: Penn State 25 – Hawaii 18
Third set: Penn State 25 – Hawaii 15
Fourth set: Penn State 25- Hawaii 18
The 12th ranked Wahine team was largely considered the underdog to the powerhouse Nittany Lions at the matches in Florida. Hawaii hasn't taken home the title since 1987.