Hawaii volleyball players have Olympic aspirations
By Cindy Luis firstname.lastname@example.org
July 23, 2019
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Former UH middle Taylor Averill was another who played in the Volleyball Nations League. Averill will challenge for a spot at middle, the deepest position on the U.S. national team.
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Hawaii players from the Team USA men’s volleyball squad posed after a scrimmage at Kamehameha Schools in July 2018. They are Erik Shoji, left, Kawika Shoji, Micah Ma’a, Micah Christenson and Larry Tuileta. They all saw playing time during the recently concluded Volleyball Nations League.
ASSOCIATED PRESS / 2016
Erik Shoji, left, and Micah Christenson high-fived during a men’s preliminary volleyball match against Canada at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Shoji, a libero from Punahou, and Christenson, a setter from Kamehameha, led the U.S. to a bronze.