Rainbow Wahine earn No. 3 seed in NCAA Tournament

Rainbow Wahine earn No. 3 seed in NCAA Tournament
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Rainbow Wahine (35-3) beach volleyball team earned the No. 3 seed in the West Region of this year's Beach Volleyball Championship in Gulf Shores, Alabama.

Making their third-straight tournament appearance, the 'Bows will open competition on Friday, May 4 against the No. 6 seed South Carolina (24-7) at 7 a.m. HT.

The Wahine gained the No. 3 seed after winning its third-consecutive Big West championship this past weekend with a pair of victories over Long Beach State on Saturday.

Hawaii has won a school-record 30 straight matches.

The tournament will be televised live by ESPN networks, with ESPNU providing live coverage on Friday, May 4 starting at 4 a.m. HT. Live coverage will continue Saturday, May 5 on ESPN2, starting at 8 a.m. HT and Sunday, May 6 at 5:30 a.m. HT on ESPN2. The championship dual will air on ESPN Sunday, May 6, at 8 a.m. HT.

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