The NCAA Tournament selection committee is sending the University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team to Seattle.
The Rainbow Wahine will face Mississippi State on Friday in the first round of the 2021 NCAA Tournament at 2:30 p.m. HST. The region will be hosted by the University of Washington, the No. 15 overall national seed.
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Hawaii (21-6, 18-2 Big West Conference) wrapped up the Big West title on Friday with a win over CSUN before falling to UC Santa Barbara on Saturday night.
If the Rainbow Wahine were to win on Friday, they would advance to face the winner of Washington-Brown, the other matchup in the region.
UH has appeared in 28th consecutive NCAA Tournaments in which it was eligible. The NCAA held a tournament over the spring, but the Big West did not hold a spring season.