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The Wahine's heart & soul

Senior Emily Maeda gives her teammates exactly what they need, just when they need it

By Ann Miller

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Nov 23, 2012

~~<p>On the surface, Emily Maeda's Rainbow Wahine career would be easy to define by all she is not. Fittingly, to fully appreciate what she has become &mdash; particularly in this final season and beyond all logic &mdash; takes a lot of work.</p>
<p>The 5-foot-6 Roosevelt High graduate, who was a hitter the first 10 years of her volleyball career, has become an integral, invaluable part of eighth-ranked Hawaii's surge to the postseason the past three years. Over her five-year career, she has refined her athleticism and abundant faith to give the Wahine what they most need from her &mdash; passing, defense, serving and a calming influence rooted in her religious nature and innate kindness.</p>
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On the surface, Emily Maeda's Rainbow Wahine career would be easy to define by all she is not. Fittingly, to fully appreciate what she has become — particularly in this final season and beyond all logic — takes a lot of work.

The 5-foot-6 Roosevelt High graduate, who was a hitter the first 10 years of her volleyball career, has become an integral, invaluable part of eighth-ranked Hawaii's surge to the postseason the past three years. Over her five-year career, she has refined her athleticism and abundant faith to give the Wahine what they most need from her — passing, defense, serving and a calming influence rooted in her religious nature and innate kindness. WAHINE VOLLEYBALL At Stan Sheriff Center Login for more...



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