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No. 25 Hawaii sweeps UC Riverside in volleyball


Freshman hitter Kalei Greeley made an impressive return to her hometown Saturday night, putting down 12 kills to go along with 12 digs for her first career double-double, to lead No. 25 Hawaii past UC Riverside 25-12, 29-27, 25-19, in a Big West volleyball match in Riverside, Calif.

Junior hitter Tai Manu-Olevao also had 12 kills and sophomore hitter Nikki Taylor added 10 for the Rainbow Wahine (10-3, 2-0 Big West), winners of five straight.

Hawaii, the top blocking team in the conferenced, finished with a 12-6 edge against the Highlanders (2-11, 0-1). Junior middle Olivia Magill was in on six of the blocks.

Senior libero Sarah Mendoza finished with 20 of the team’s 64 digs. Manu-Olevao added 10 digs for her third double-double of the season. 

Fabiana Rosas led UCR with 12 kills and Maddie Hubbell added 18 digs. 

Hawaii returns home to host Cal State Fullerton Friday and UC Irvine Saturday. 

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