Junior middle Emily Maglio put down 10 kills without a hitting error and No. 14 Hawaii used a balanced attack to sweep Utah Valley in tonight’s opener of the Outrigger Resorts Volleyball Challenge at the Stan Sheriff Center.
Senior opposite Nikki Taylor finished with a match-high 12 kills and junior hitter McKenna Granato and freshman hitter Kirstin Sibley each added 11 kills in the 25-18, 25-21, 25-8 victory. Junior libero Savanah Kahakai had 10 digs.
This was the first time this season that the Rainbow Wahine (4-3) had four players with double-digit kills.
For the Wolverines (3-5), Lexi Thompson had a team-high eight kills. Utah Valley outblocked Hawaii 8-3, with Madison Dennison in on six.