POSTED: 7:28 a.m. HST, Dec 15, 2010
LAST UPDATED: 3:50 p.m. HST, Dec 15, 2010
Hawaii junior hitter Kanani Danielson was named a first-team All-American today by the American Volleyball Coaches Association and sophomore middle Brittany Hewitt earned second-team honors.
It was the second first-team selection for Danielson and the first All-America honor for Hewitt. Danielson was on the third team as a freshman.
Senior setter Dani Mafua was named to the honorable mention team for the second year in a row.
Danielson is the two-time Western Athletic Conference player of the year and became the 17th player in Rainbow Wahine history to pass the 1,000-kill milestone.
Hewitt led the country in blocks this pas season.