UH beach volleyball wins both games at Big West Tournament


Courtesy Hawaii Athletics

The University of Hawaii beach volleyball team won both of its games at the Big West Tournament in Long Beach, Calif., on Friday.

The Rainbow Wahine, who are ranked No. 15 nationally and seeded third in the conference tournament, defeated No. 6 seed Cal State Northridge before defeating No. 2 seed and host Long Beach State 4-1.

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The ‘Bows are 16-8 after Friday’s action and advance to face No. 1 seed Cal Poly in the double-elimination championship bracket, which begins at 7 a.m. HST on Saturday.

Friday’s results (courtesy of Hawaii Athletics):

Hawai’i 5 CSUN 0
1. Igiede/Van Sickle (UH) def. Victoria Rogers/Meagan Carter (CSUN) 21-15, 21-17
2. Pani Napoleon/Jaime Santer (UH) def. Lexi McLeod/Seyvion Waggoner (CSUN) 21-10, 21-15
3. Kekauoha/Loker (UH) def. Mikaela Maughan/Darbi Honeycutt (CSUN) 21-18, 21-10
4. Glagau/Huddleston (UH) def. Lauren McMurray/Kailey Klein (CSUN) 21-19, 21-7
5. Sofia Russo/Anna Maidment (UH) def. Emily Sparks/True McCullough (CSUN) 21-10, 21-13
Order of finish: 2,5,4*,1,3
Hawai’i 4, Long Beach State 1
1. Igiede/Van Sickle (UH) def. Mari Molina/Tyler Spriggs (LBSU) 21-18, 16-21, 15-11
2. Skyler Germann/Makenzie Griffin (LBSU) def. Napoleon/Santer (UH) 21-13, 21-13
3. Kekauoha/Loker (UH) def. Nicci Reinking/Katie Kennedy (LBSU) 21-17, 21-14
4. Glagau/Huddleston (UH) def. Emily Mattoon/Jillian Rodriguez (LBSU) 24-22, 21-19
5. Russo/Maidment (UH) def. Kenzie Holtz/Alice Pratesi (LBSU) 22-20, 21-19
Order of finish: 2,5,3,4*,1

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