Junior hitter Crissy Jones put down 22 kills and junior hitter Courtney Schwan added 19 kills and 20 digs as No. 6 Washington used a huge rally in Set 3 to defeat No. 14 Hawaii 25-23, 17-25, 28-26, 23-25, 15-13 on Sunday for the title of the Outrigger Resorts Volleyball Challenge at the Stan Sheriff Center.
It was the fourth consecutive win for the Huskies (8-0) over the Rainbow Wahine (5-4) dating back to 2010. Washington trailed 24-20 in Set 3, held off six set points, to take the critical Set 3.
Senior opposite Nikki Taylor had a career-high 29 kills and sophomore hitter McKenna Granato added 17. Junior middle Emily Maglio added 11 kills and freshman setter Norene Iosia had a double-double (53 assists-20 digs) and junior libero Savanah Kahakai added 23 digs.
Jones was named the Most Outstanding player.
Maglio and Taylor were named to the all-tournament team from Hawaii. Also named to the all-tournament team were Washington’s Schwam and Tia Scambray, Utah Valley’s Lexi Thompson and Mary Grace Kelly from Northern Illinois.