Junior hitter McKenna Granato put down 20 kills and senior middle Emily Maglio added 11 with 10 blocks, but it was not enough as Cal Poly won at the Stan Sheriff Center for the first time since 2006, pulling off the reverse sweep 16-25, 22-25, 25-15, 25-22, 15-9 in a Big West volleyball match tonight.
Sophomore hitter Torrey Van Winden had 25 kills and 13 digs, and her sister Adlee, a junior hitter, added 14 kills and 17 digs for the Mustangs (16-2, 6-0 Big West). Senior hitter Raeann Greisen had 12 kills as the Mustangs extended their winning streak to 11 in a row.
Junior hitter Casey Castillo added 10 kills and senior libero Savanah Kahakai 15 digs for the Rainbow Wahine (11-6, 5-1) who saw their 22-match conference winning streak snapped to fall into second place in the standings. Sophomore setter Norene Iosia finished with a double-double (47 assists, 18 digs) for Hawaii, its nine-match winning streak snapped.
The match lasted 2 hours and 29 minutes. Hawaii fell to 3-3 in five-setters, while Cal Poly improved to 2-0 when matches go to five.
This is the first season the Wahine have lost six matches at the Stan Sheriff Center since the arena opened in 1994.