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UH women’s volleyball sweeps fairfield to open long-awaited 2021 season

After 623 days, the University of Hawaii Rainbow Wahine volleyball team returned to the court...
After 623 days, the University of Hawaii Rainbow Wahine volleyball team returned to the court in a three set sweep of Fairfield Friday night.(Hawaii Athletics)
Published: Aug. 28, 2021 at 12:04 PM HST
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - After 623 days, the University of Hawaii Rainbow Wahine volleyball team returned to the court in a three set sweep of Fairfield Friday night.

UH took the first set 25-18 thanks to the Wahine duo of Brooke Van Sickle and Amber Igiede getting five kills and setter Mylana Byrd notching 11 assists.

The ‘Bows easily took the second set with a final score of 25-12, the third set also came easy to the Wahine, 25-18 to complete the sweep.

Riley Wagoner and Van Sickle each recorded double-doubles, with Van Sickle’s game-high 16 kills and 11 digs, with Wagoner’s 12 kills and 10 digs.

The Rainbow Wahine next meet Marquette on Saturday night at SimpliFi Arena at Stan Sheriff Center — first serve set for 7:00 p.m. HST on Spectrum OC16.

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