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No. 6 Hawaii sweeps UC Irvine

  • BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COMUH's Brittany Hewitt hits the ball past the outstretched arms of UCI defender Juliane Piggott in the first set.
    BRUCE ASATO / BASATO@STARADVERTISER.COM
    UH's Brittany Hewitt hits the ball past the outstretched arms of UCI defender Juliane Piggott in the first set.

Kanani Danielson put down 15 kills and No. 6 Hawaii needed just 60 minutes to sweep UC Irvine 25-17, 25-13, 25-17 tonight in the Verizon Wireless Volleyball Challenge at the Stan Sheriff Center. Elizabeth Ka’aihue had 15 of the Rainbow Wahine’s 56 digs. 

Hawaii (7-1) takes on St. Mary’s (7-2) tomorrow for the tournament championship. The Gaels swept San Diego State 25-19, 25-15, 25-17 in today’s earlier match.

Kari Pestolesi led UCI with 8 kills. 

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