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Magill, Taylor named to AVCA all-Pacific team

  • STAR-ADVERTISER / NOV. 15

    Hawaii’s Nikki Taylor (14) and Olivia Magill (9) blocks UC Davis hitter Kaylin Squyres (9) during the third set of an NCAA college volleyball match on Nov. 15,, in Davis, Calif.

Hawaii senior middle Olivia Magill and junior opposite Nikki Taylor were named to the AVCA all-Pacific North Region volleyball team today.

It was the second honor for Magill, who ranks 12th nationally in blocks per set (1.49 bps), and has helped the Rainbow Wahine remain No. 1 in blocks (3.18 bps). It is the first for Taylor, ranked in the top 50 nationally in points (5th, 5.41 pps), kills (17th, 4.36 kps), aces (21st, 0.43 aps), points (42nd, 530.5) and total aces (45th, 46).

Magill and Taylor are now eligible for All-America honors which will be announced next week.

Other Hawaii prep products honored today were Missouri’s Carly Kan (Punahou), a three-time honoree in the Southeast Region; and Arizona’s Penina Snuka (Kahuku), a two-time selection in the Pacific South Region, and Arizona’s Kalei Mau (Kaiser) honorable mention.

Hawaii (28-1) takes on Penn State (28-5) on Friday in the NCAA regional semifinal in Des Moines, Iowa. The match is scheduled for 3:30 p.m. Hawaii time at Wells Fargo Arena, or 30 minutes after the finish of the first match between Minnesota (28-4) and Illinois (21-12).

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