POSTED: 8:28 p.m. HST, Sep 8, 2011
LAST UPDATED: 9:53 p.m. HST, Sep 8, 2011
Jane Croson put down 16 kills without an error and Kanani Danielson added 10 as No. 12 Hawaii swept Rice 25-10, 25-18, 25-19 in 75 minutes tonight at the Stan Sheriff Center.
Croson hit .727 and had four of the Rainbow Wahine's seven aces. Brittany Hewitt, hitting .818 with nine kills, was in on four the Hawaii's eight blocks. Hawaii improves to 6-1, 1-0 in the Verizon Challenge. The Wahine will face Pacific in Friday's second match.
Cincinnati swept Pacific in tonight's first match, 25-22, 25-23, 25-22.