comscore Hawaii turns back UC Santa Barbara in volleyball
Sports | Top News

Hawaii turns back UC Santa Barbara in volleyball

Honolulu Star-Advertiser logo
Unlimited access to premium stories for as low as $12.95 /mo.
Get It Now

Photo Gallery: Volleyball: UH vs. UCSB

Sophomore hitter Nikki Taylor put down a career-high 22 kills ad senior libero Sarah Mendoza added a career-high 25 digs to lead Hawaii past UC Santa Barbara in a Big West volleyball match 25-22, 19-25, 25-15, 25-16 Sunday evening at the Stan Sheriff Center.

Junior middle Olivia Magill and freshman Kalei Greeley each had 10 kills and junior hitter Ginger Long a career-high 13 digs as the Rainbow Wahine improved to 14-5, 6-2 in conference.

Ali Barbeau led the Gauchos (9-10, 4-4) with 16 kills and Chanel Hoffman added 11 kills.

Hawaii outblocked UCSB 10-5 with setter Tayler Higgins in on seven and senior middle Kalei Adolpho five. Higgins had 10 digs to go along with 49 assists. Taylor hit a match-high .462 and had three of Hawaii’s four aces. 

Comments have been disabled for this story...

Click here to see our full coverage of the coronavirus outbreak. Submit your coronavirus news tip.

Be the first to know
Get web push notifications from Star-Advertiser when the next breaking story happens — it's FREE! You just need a supported web browser.
Subscribe for this feature

Scroll Up