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University of Hawaii volleyball learns semifinal opponent as Lewis beats USC


    USC’s Jack Wyett hits the ball past the block of Lewis University’s TJ Murray (15) and Mitch Perinar (10) today in Long Beach, Calif.

LONG BEACH, Calif. >> Junior hitter Ryan Coenen put down 17 kills and Lewis eliminated USC from the NCAA men’s volleyball tournament tonight, defeating the Trojans 20-25, 25-18, 25-19, 25-23 in a first-round match at the Walter Pyramid.

The Flyers (26-5) advance to meet top-seeded Hawaii (27-2) in Thursday’s first semifinal (2 p.m.). The winner of tonight’s second match between Pepperdine and Princeton will face second-seeded and host Long Beach State in Thursday’s second semifinal.

Lewis, the MIVA champion, outblocked the Trojans (18-11) 17.5-9, with sophomore middle TJ Murray in on 10.

USC, an at-large selection, got 16 kills from senior hitter Gianluca Grasso.

Click here for photos of today’s match between USC and Lewis University.

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