Freshman hitter Siki Zarkovic put down 15 kills and sophomore Brook Sedore 14 but it not enough to overcome a second consecutive night of poor serving as No. 10 Hawaii lost to No. 12 Cal Baptist in a Mountain Pacific Sports Federation volleyball match tonight in Riverside, Calif., 25-14, 24-26, 23-25, 25-21,15-13.
The Warriors (7-14, 6-12 MPSF) committed 27 service errors against the Lancers (10-11, 7-9), five more than they had in Friday’s four-set loss. It was the eight loss in nine road matches this year for Hawaii and added to the school record for five-set matches with No. 12. The Warriors are now 6-6 in five-setters.
Guilherme Koepp and Levi Cabral each had 21 kills for the Lancers. Seabury Hall graduate Rocky DeLyon added six kills and was in on five of the team’s eight blocks.
Hawaii returns home for to host two two-match series with Pacific March 22 and 23, and UC Santa Barbara March 29-30.