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Rainbow Wahine beat Idaho in 4 sets

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    Hawaii libero Reyn “Tita” Akiu (7) celebrates after a point with her team during the second set of the game against the Idaho Vandals today at the Stan Sheriff Center.

Senior hitter McKenna Granato put down 19 kills, passing the 800 mark for her career, and Hawaii defeated Idaho 25-21, 23-25, 25-18, 25-22 in tonight’s second match of the Outrigger Volleyball Classic at the Stan Sheriff Center.

Senior libero Tita Akiu had a career-high 22 digs for the Rainbow Wahine (3-2), who won their third straight. Hawaii ran its record to 21-0 against the Vandals (4-3).

Granato is now at 803 in career kills.

In today’s tournament opener, Portland (7-0) needed just 85 minutes to sweep San Diego State (1-6) 25-18, 25-22, 25-18.

Senior setter-hitter Norene Iosia finished with a double-double (22 assists-13 digs) as well as three of Hawaii’s 10 aces.

Leading the Vandals was senior hitter Kaela Straw, who put down 20 kills.

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