By Anthony Bolante / Special to the Star-Advertiser
December 1, 2017
Updated on December 2, 2017 at 5:59 pm
Hawaii's Emily Maglio, center, sneaks a point past Univ. of Illinois' Jacqueline Quade (7) and Ali Bastianelli (5) during the NCAA Championship at Alaska Airlines Arena in Seattle, Wash. The Wahine were eliminated from the tournament in five games, 18-25, 17-25, 25-13, 26-24 10-15.
Hawaii head coach Robyn Ah Mow-Santos reacts as her team struggles against Univ. of Illinois.
At right, Wahine team captain Savanah Kahakai (15) serves. Wahine's Casey Castillo (17), left, scores at the net past Illini defender Megan Cooney (15).
Hawaii head coach Robyn Ah Mow-Santos and her bench watch from the sideline.
Wahine volleyball fans Alyse Rome, left, of Lake Forest Park, Wash. and Anue Nue of Kirkland, Wash. wave ti leaves while cheering the Wahine.
The Rainbow Wahine say farewell to the crowd after their loss to the Univ. of Illinois.
The Univ. of Illinois bench reacts as their teammates defeat the Univ. of Hawaii.