The University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team will take on Long Beach State in its Big West road opener on Friday at 4 p.m. HST.

The contest between the Rainbow Wahine and Beach will be televised live on ESPNU, good for UH’s first nationally televised contest of the season.

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At 9-4 overall and 2-0 in Big West play, the Rainbow Wahine are one of three early conference leaders. LBSU is currently 7-5 overall and 1-1 in Big West matches, but currently boasts the biggest win of the year among teams in the conference: A shocking season-opening win over defending national champion Texas.

Friday’s match will take place at the Walter Pyramid in Long Beach, also the site of November’s inaugural Big West Conference tournament.