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Two in a row! Rainbow Warriors sweep UC San Diego in straight-sets in consecutive nights

Two in a row! Rainbow Warriors sweep UC San Diego in straight-sets in consecutive nights

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

After a rough start to Big West Conference play, the Rainbow Warrior volleyball seems to be clicking on all cylinders after an impressive showing Saturday night against UC San Diego at the Stan Sheriff Center, winning in straight sets (25-9, 25-10, 25-14) for the second night in a row.

Hawaii (15-6, 3-3 BWC) hit for a season-high .558 with only six errors in 77 attempts with outside hitter Brett Rosenmeier (14-0-19) and middle blocker Dalton Solbrig (8-0-9) combining for 22 kills without an error in 28 attempts.

Opposite Rado Parapunov recorded 12 kills and a career-high seven digs while outside hitter Stijn van Tilburg had nine kills, five blocks and two blocks.

Tanner Syftestad, the nation's leader in kills, was held to six kills to lead the Tritons (9-14, 0-6).

The ‘Bows will hit the road next to UC Santa Barbara for a two-match Big West series Friday, April 6 and Saturday, April 7 in Santa Barbara, Calif.

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