After using his dominant wrestling skills to seize control of round one, the Hawaiian powerhouse landed a vicious right hand early in round two that left Curtis unconscious on the canvas immediately after contact.
The No. 19 University of Hawai'i women's volleyball team (13-3, 3-2 Big West) fell on the road to Cal Poly in three sets, 25-22, 26-24, 25-15 on Friday night at the Mott Athletics Center in San Luis Obispo, Calif.
The Wahine will battle two undefeated Big West leaders—two-time defending Big West champions, Cal Poly (12-5, 5-0 Big West) on Friday, October 11 and UC Santa Barbara (15-1, 5-0 Big West) on Saturday, Oct. 12.
“It’s not about anybody else, it’s about us," said Rolovich following Tuesday’s practice in Manoa. “You get psyched out because it’s Boise, or Washington, you won’t play your best football so it’s about staying together and staying dialed in on what we have to do.”
Buffalo’s defense didn’t make things easy for Mariota, he was sacked five times throughout the afternoon despite the return of NFL All-Pro tackle Taylor Lewan back in the lineup after serving a four game suspension.
The No. 11 University of Hawai’i women’s volleyball team (13-2, 3-1 Big West) rallied for the reverse sweep against Cal State Fullerton, 22-25, 20-25, 25-23, 25-15, 15-12 on Saturday night at the Stan Sheriff Center.
Surfriders running back Samson Rasay eludes defenders during home-coming game against Castle. Rasay totaled 190 rushing yards and a pair of touchdowns to secure Kailua's spot in the Division I OIA playoffs following a 26-21 win over Castle.
The University of Hawai'i women's volleyball team (12-1, 2-0 Big West) returns to action to host their Big West home opener against UC Irvine (3-12, 0-3 Big West ) on Friday, Oct. 4 and Cal State Fullerton (8-6, 0-3 Big West) on Saturday, Oct. 5. Both matches are slated to start at 7:00 p.m.
Despite the fact that NBA stars Paul George, Kawhi Leonard, and Russell Westbrook did not suit up for Thursday’s NBA pre-season game at the Stan Sheriff Center, James Harden still gave Hawai'i hoop fans plenty to cheer about.
McDonald played a near perfect game against the Wolfpack on Saturday, completing his first seven passes and finished the game completing 25 of his 30 passing attempts for 312 yards and four touchdowns.
“Being away is a challenge for both myself and the family," said Terrell Senior. "With Junior having to pickup a lot of things that I have left for him, its been tough watching him grow from a far but its been nice being back and watching these highlights in real time.”
Wide receiver Jared Smart tallied his first career touchdown as a Warrior, while Kaimana Padello led a swarming Warrior defense, and Cole McDonald moved to fourth on UH’s all-time passing touchdown list.
“This weekend is a tremendous opportunity for us," said Nagamine following Wednesdays practice in Manoa. “We have a chance to showcase ourselves against some of the best teams in the country, and showcase the sport of women’s soccer to the entire island.”
Mariota successively completed 19 of his 28 passing attempts for 154 yards, but misfired on four of his last seven attempts, including his final one on a fourth-down play at the Indianapolis 45 in the final minute.
The Waco, Texas native set career highs in catches (10), receiving yards (189) and touchdowns (4). His four TD receptions equaled a single-game school record that was also matched by teammate Cedric Byrd II, just last week.
University of Hawai’i women’s volleyball player earned her first Big West Women’s Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week honor after being named the Most Valuable Player of the Heineken Rainbow Wahine Invitational on Sunday.
The tournament’s Most Valuable Player award was given to junior middle blocker Skyler Williams. The Wahine defeated the Pioneers, 25-16, 21-25, 25-15, 25-18 on Sunday night at the Stan Sheriff Center to remain unbeaten.
The contest on Saturday, will be the 11th meeting between the Warriors and the Beavers, despite Oregon St.'s 2-10 record in 2018, Rolovich is expecting a much improved team when they hit Aloha Stadium.