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Ailing elbow sidelines Rainbow Wahine's Taylor

By Cindy Luis

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Aug 11, 2014

~~<p>The only thing constant is change. It is particularly true in sports, where every new season brings new changes, from personnel to personalities, from roles to role models.</p>
<p>With eight freshmen, a junior transfer and a redshirt junior on the 16-player roster, few would have been surprised if Hawaii had rolled out name tags along with the volleyballs during Sunday's first official practices at the Stan Sheriff Center. The much-anticipated start of two-a-days also meant dealing with the unanticipated. Sophomore hitter Nikki Taylor, second on the team in kills to All-American Emily Hartong last year, is out indefinitely with a hyper-extended elbow on her right hitting arm. The 6-foot-3 All-Big West selection and sand volleyball All-American, is cleared to practice in all things not involving the injured arm with the timeline of her full return estimated at two or three weeks.</p>
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The only thing constant is change. It is particularly true in sports, where every new season brings new changes, from personnel to personalities, from roles to role models.

With eight freshmen, a junior transfer and a redshirt junior on the 16-player roster, few would have been surprised if Hawaii had rolled out name tags along with the volleyballs during Sunday's first official practices at the Stan Sheriff Center. The much-anticipated start of two-a-days also meant dealing with the unanticipated. Sophomore hitter Nikki Taylor, second on the team in kills to All-American Emily Hartong last year, is out indefinitely with a hyper-extended elbow on her right hitting arm. The 6-foot-3 All-Big West selection and sand volleyball All-American, is cleared to practice in all things not involving the injured arm with the timeline of her full return estimated at two or three weeks. Login for more...



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