Rainbow Wahine defeat Idaho St., advance to second round of NCAA tourney

The Hawaii Rainbow Wahine defeated the Idaho State Bengals in four sets (25-16, 19-25, 25-12, 25-13) Friday night to advance to the second round of the NCAA Women's Volleyball Championship.

UH outside hitter Emily Hartong led all players with 21 kills and freshman outside hitter Nikki Taylor added 11.

Hawaii will face BYU Saturday at 7pm at the Stan Sheriff Center.

The winner of that match will advance to play Southern California in Los Angeles.