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UH Announces 2013 Women's Volleyball Schedule

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HONOLULU – (Hawaii Athletics) The 2013 University of Hawai‘i women's volleyball schedule was announced Wednesday and includes 18 home matches at the Stan Sheriff Center. The schedule features defending national champion Texas and 2012 NCAA Tournament participants UCLA, San Diego, and Santa Clara.

The Rainbow Wahine open the season hosting the Chevron Rainbow Wahine Invitational where they will kick off the 2013 campaign against last season’s NCAA national champion Texas Longhorns on Friday, August 30. UH then plays UTEP on Saturday, Aug 31 and San Diego on Sunday, Sept. 1.
 
The ‘Bows will then host the Hawaiian Airlines Wahine Volleyball Classic which will run from Sept. 5-7. UH opens the tournament against last season’s NCAA first round opponent Santa Clara and will also play former Western Athletic Conference foe New Mexico State and 2011 national champion and long-time rival UCLA.

UH wraps up its home tournament schedule with the Verizon Volleyball Challenge beginning Sept. 12, hosting Portland State, Northwestern, and Arizona. The ‘Bows will then travel to Kansas for the Shocker Volleyball Classic hosted by Wichita State, their first out-of-state preseason tournament since 2005.

The Rainbow Wahine will then begin defense of their Big West Conference title when they host Cal State Fullerton at the Stan Sheriff Center on Friday, Sept. 27. The ‘Bows will be eyeing their 19th straight conference championship overall, WAC and Big West combined. Last season UH ran the table with a perfect 18-0 conference record.

The ‘Bows went 27-3 last year, advancing to the NCAA Tournament for the 31st time in program history before falling to Washington in the second round.


2013 Rainbow Wahine Volleyball Schedule

DATE OPPONENT TIME LOCATION

Chevron Rainbow Wahine Invitational

Friday, Aug. 30 San Diego vs. UTEP 5:00pm SSC
Hawai‘i vs. Texas 7:30pm SSC
Saturday, Aug. 31 Texas vs. UTEP 11:00am SSC
Texas vs. San Diego 6:00pm SSC
Hawai‘i vs. UTEP 8:30pm SSC
Sunday, Sept. 1 Hawai‘i vs. San Diego 5:00pm SSC

Hawaiian Airlines Wahine Volleyball Classic

Thursday, Sept. 5 UCLA vs. Santa Clara 5:00pm SSC
Hawai‘i vs. New Mexico St. 7:30pm SSC
Friday, Sept. 6 UCLA vs. New Mexico St. 5:00pm SSC
Hawai‘i vs. Santa Clara 7:30pm SSC
Saturday, Sept. 7 Santa Clara vs. New Mexico St. 5:00pm SSC
Hawai‘i vs. UCLA 7:30pm SSC

Verizon Volleyball Challenge

Thursday, Sept. 12 Northwestern vs. Arizona 5:00pm SSC
Hawai‘i vs. Portland State 7:30pm SSC
Friday, Sept. 13 Arizona vs. Portland State 5:00pm SSC
Hawai‘i vs. Northwestern 7:30pm SSC
Saturday, Sept. 14 Portland State vs. Northwestern 5:00pm SSC
Hawai‘i vs. Arizona 7:30pm SSC

Shocker Volleyball Classic

Sept. 20‐21 TBA TBA Wichita, Kan.

Friday, Sept. 27 UC Riverside 7:00pm SSC
Sunday, Sept. 29 Cal State Fullerton 7:00pm SSC
Friday, Oct. 4 at Long Beach State 7:00pm Long Beach, Calif.
Saturday, Oct. 5 at UC Irvine 7:00pm Irvine, Calif.
Friday, Oct. 11 UC Santa Barbara 7:00pm SSC
Saturday, Oct. 12 Cal Poly 7:00pm SSC
Friday, Oct. 18 Alumnae 7:00pm SSC
Thursday, Oct. 24 at Cal State Northridge 7:00pm Northridge, Calif.
Saturday, Oct. 26 at UC Davis 7:00pm Davis, Calif.
Friday, Nov. 1 UC Irvine 7:00pm SSC
Saturday, Nov. 2 Long Beach State 7:00pm SSC
Friday, Nov. 8 at Cal Poly 7:00pm San Luis Obispo, Calif.
Saturday, Nov. 9 at UC Santa Barbara 7:00pm Santa Barbara, Calif.
Friday, Nov. 15 TBA 7:00pm SSC
Friday, Nov. 22 UC Davis 7:00pm SSC
Saturday, Nov. 23 Cal State Northridge 7:00pm SSC
Friday, Nov. 29 at Cal State Fullerton 7:00pm Fullerton, Calif.
Saturday, Nov. 30 at UC Riverside 7:00pm Riverside, Calif.
Dec. 5‐8 NCAA Rd 1 & 2 TBD TBD
Dec 13 & 14 NCAA Regional TBD TBD
Dec. 19 & 21 NCAA Final Four TBD Seattle, Wash.