October 7, 2012 at 12:57 AM HST - Updated June 28 at 4:03 AM
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. – The No. 8 University of Hawai'i Rainbow Wahine volleyball team finished a fruitful road trip with a 25-13, 25-16, 25-21 win over UC Santa Barbara on Saturday night at the Thunderdome. UH improved to a perfect 7-0 in the Big West Conference and 14-2 overall, while the Gauchos dropped to 2-3 in the Big West and 9-11 overall.
Emily Hartong buried a match-high 16 kills with 11 digs and led a Hawai'i attack that had just six errors and hit .315 for the match. Ashley Kastl and Kalei Adolpho both had six kills with Kastl adding nine digs and Adolpho recording a match-high seven blocks. Leah Sully led UCSB with 10 kills and 10 digs.
The 'Bows return home and will retake the court on Friday, Oct. 12 against Cal State Northridge. First serve is set for 7:00 p.m. at the Stan Sheriff Center.