Warriors beat Pacific for 33rd straight time

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - If only all opponents of the Warrior volleyball team could be Pacific. For the 33rd consecutive time the UH men defeated the Tigers in four sets (23-25, 25-23, 25-20, 25-20) Saturday night at the Stan Sheriff Center.

The Warriors (9-14, 8-12 MPSF) defeated UOP for the 33rd consecutive time, a streak that dates back to 1997. UH has also won all 23 matches in Honolulu and leads the all-times series 42-1.

Sophomore opposite Brooke Sedore led the Warriors with a career-high 21 kills while freshman phenom Sinisa Zarkovic added 18.

The win helped keep Hawaii in striking distance of the 8th and final spot in the MPSF playoff picture, Hawaii's record of 9-14, 8-12 MPSF, has them sitting in ninth place. Saturday's victory also marked the first time this season that 12th ranked Hawaii strung together back-to-back home court wins.

UH closes out their home schedule on Friday, March 29 and Saturday, March 30 at the Stan Sheriff Center.