UH rallies to beat UC Irvine

The Maui News

Emily Maglio had 13 kills and seven blocks as the University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team opened Big West Conference play with a four-set victory over UC Irvine on Friday night at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu.

McKenna Granato added 12 kills and Casey Castillo had 10 in the Rainbow Wahine’s 18-25, 25-22, 25-20, 25-21 win.

Norene Iosia dished out 42 assists to go with 12 digs and four blocks, and Savanah Kahakai had 24 digs for Hawaii (7-5).

Haley DeSales had 17 kills and 11 digs to lead the Anteaters (12-2). Idara Akpakpa and Harlee Kekauoha each added 11 kills.

The Rainbow Wahine host UC Davis today.