Rainbow Wahine upset #11 Cal Poly in 5-set thriller

Rainbow Wahine upset #11 Cal Poly in 5-set thriller

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Against one of the best teams in the nation, the Rainbow Wahine volleyball team secured a crucial win over #11 Cal Poly in a back-and-forth five-set match (14-25, 25-19, 17-25, 25-18, 15-10) tonight at the Stan Sheriff Center.

With the win, Hawaii improves to 9-1 in conference play, avenging their lone loss in the Big West to Cal Poly earlier this season. Overall, the 'Bows have overcome a slow start to the season to post a record of 14-6 with six games remaining in the regular season.

The loss marked the first time the Mustangs have lost in conference play in 2018.

Hawaii will have a quick turnaround to host UC Santa Barbara tomorrow night at home. First serve is set for 7 p.m. HT.

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