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.”
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.
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.
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.”
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.
The 20th-ranked University of Hawai’i women’s volleyball team (5-0) recorded its first sweep of the season, defeating Sacramento State in straight-sets, 25-19, 25-17, 25-18 on Day Two of the Heineken Rainbow Wahine Invitational.
The No. 20 University of Hawai’i women’s volleyball team (4-0) rolled to a four-set win over Army West Point, 22-25, 25-17, 25-19, 25-19 on the opening night of the Heineken Rainbow Wahine Invitational.
The 20th-ranked University of Hawai'i women's volleyball team hosts the Heineken Rainbow Wahine Invitational from Thursday, September 5-8 with Army West Point, Sacramento State and Denver all coming to Honolulu.
The University of Hawai’i volleyball team (3-0) steamrolled past No. 13 Washington, upsetting the Huskies in four sets, 25-20, 25-12, 20-25, 25-16 to capture the 31st Hawaiian Airlines Rainbow Wahine Classic.
Gabriel finished his collegiate debut going 9/13 for 127 yards and three touchdowns with no interceptions, and his 227.4 passer rating was the highest among the three Knights quarterbacks who played in the game.
For the first time in the program, starting August 4-16 the University of Hawai’i will offer fans the ‘H-Pass’. The annual pass will provide access to a ticket for a UH-sponsored regular-season home sporting event.
Despite running first team reps at practice, McDonald understands all too well that he can’t take his position lightly, knowing that he is in constant competition with the other quarterbacks on the roster.