POSTED: 6:41 p.m. HST, Oct 12, 2011
LAST UPDATED: 12:08 a.m. HST, Oct 13, 2011
Kanani Danielson put down 22 kills and Jane Croson added 17 to lead No. 8 Hawaii to a 17-25, 25-21, 25-20, 25-27, 15-5 victory over New Mexico State tonight in a Western Athletic Conference volleyball match in Las Cruces, N.M.
Emily Hartong, switching from right-side hitter to middle blocker for the last two sets, added 11 kills for the Rainbow Wahine (16-1, 6-0 WAC), who took over sole possession of first place in the conference.
Hawaii extended its regular-season conference winning streak to 47 in winning its 11th straight this season.
Mita Uiato served for 10 consecutive points in Set 5 as the Wahine pulled away from a 3-3 tie to a 13-3 lead. Uiato had three of UH's seven aces.
Meredith Hays led the Aggies (16-5, 5-1) with 22 kills.