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Hawaii opens Outrigger Invitational with sweep of Purdue Fort Wayne

No. 1 Hawaii fought off a first-set scare on its way to a sweep of Purdue Fort Wayne to cap the opening day of the 27th Outrigger Volleyball Invitational at SimpliFi Arena at Stan Sheriff Center.

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Hawaii opposite Dimitrios Mouchlias spiked the ball past Purdue Fort Wayne's Carlos Mercado (11) and Ryan Steponaitis (12) during the first set of the Outrigger Volleyball Invitational at SimpliFi Arena at the Stan Sheriff Center on Thursday. Hawaii won 3-0.
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Hawaii opposite Dimitrios Mouchlias spiked the ball past Purdue Fort Wayne's Jon Diedrich (4) and Bryce Walker (22).
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Hawaii opposite Dimitrios Mouchlias (11), middle blocker Kurt Nusterer (8) and outside hitter Chaz Galloway (1) block Purdue Fort Wayne outside hitter Jon Diedrich.
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Hawaii outside hitter Chaz Galloway spiked the ball past Purdue Fort Wayne middle blocker Bryce Walker.
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Hawaii opposite Dimitrios Mouchlias (11) and middle blocker Guilherme Voss (21) attempt to block the hit by Purdue Fort Wayne's Jon Diedrich.
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Purdue Fort Wayne head coach Ryan Perrotte gave his team instructions during the first set.
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Purdue Fort Wayne players react to a point near the end of the first set.
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Hawaii outside hitter Spyros Chakas placed a shot down the line away from Purdue Fort Wayne's Carlos Mercado.
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Hawaii's Guilherme Voss (21) and Chaz Galloway (1) attempt to block Purdue Fort Wayne's Mark Frazier.
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Hawai's Spyros Chakas (23) and Kurt Nusterer (8) react to a point made by Dimitrios Mouchlias (11) during the second set.
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Purdue Fort Wayne's Jon Diedrich dug a ball.
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Hawaii middle blocker Kurt Nusterer (8) celebrates with Spyros Chakas (23).
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Hawaii opposite Dimitrios Mouchlias spiked the ball past Purdue Fort Wayne's Carlos Mercado.
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Hawaii opposite Dimitrios Mouchlias spiked the ball past Purdue Fort Wayne's Carlos Mercado.
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UCLA outside hitter Ido David spiked the ball at Penn State's Michal Kowal.
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UCLA outside hitter Ethan Champlin spiked the ball between Penn State's Michal Kowal (8), Toby Ezeonu (18) and John Kerr (9).
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Penn State outside hitter Brett Wildman watches his shot blocked by UCLA's Alex Knight (12), Guy Genis (9) and Andrew Rowan (7).

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