SandBows cruise to victory over CSUN in Big West Tournament

SandBows cruise to victory over CSUN in Big West Tournament
Courtesy: Hawaii Athletics

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Rainbow Wahine beach volleyball team swept CSUN 5-0 this morning in the opening day of the Big West Tournament.

The No. 1 SandBows, who are in search of their fourth-straight conference title, will face No. 2 Cal Poly on Saturday. After earning a bye as the tournament’s top seed, Hawaii cruised to a comfortable win over CSUN, inning in straight-sets on four of five courts.

The win marked the team’s seventh-straight win and 13th in the last 14 contests.

The SandBows will put their undefeated Big West Tournament record (10-0) on the line in a showdown versus Cal Poly (23-10). The Mustangs upset the Wahine, 3-2, earlier this year at the Big West Challenge at Pismo Beach. It was Hawaii’s first-ever loss to the Mustangs in eight all-time meetings.

Hawaii 5, CSUN 0

1. Amy Ozee/Emily Maglio (UH) def. Daniella Molinari/Seyvion Waggoner (CSUN), 21-13, 21-18

2. Julia Scoles/Ari Homayun (UH) def. Darbi Honeycutt/Mikaela Maughan (CSUN), 21-15, 21-12

3. Martin/Napoleon (UH) def. Brydon/McMurray (CSUN), 19-21, 21-10, 15-6

4. Hi'ilawe Huddleston/Kylin Loker (UH) def. Nicole Nevarez/Lexi McLeod (CSUN), 21-12, 21-14

5. Paige Dreeuws/Sofia Russo (UH) def. Cassidy Rosso/Kailey Klein (CSUN), 21-8, 21-17

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