Following Saturday’s Elite Eight action, the NCAA women’s volleyball tournament is now down to four teams: Pittsburgh, Louisville, San Diego and Texas.
Three out of the four teams feature Hawaii ties, with Louisville as the lone exception.
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Pittsburgh’s starting setter is Kamehameha alumna Lexis Akeo, while head coach Dan Fisher was the associate head coach for the UH men’s volleyball team from 2009 to 2011.
Texas features a trio of former ILH stars in Kamehameha alums Keonilei Akana and Devin Kahahawai, as well as former ‘Iolani setter Saige Ka’aha’aina-Torres.
Lastly, San Diego associate head coach Alfred Reft was a libero on the UH men’s team from 2004 to 2006.