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Rainbow Wahine dominate Highlanders in sweep

The Maui News

Amber Igiede had 11 kills, and Hanna Hellvig and McKenna Ross each added 10 as the 22nd-ranked University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team swept past UC Riverside on Friday night at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu.

Igiede also had three blocks while hitting .714 for the match, and Hellvig added eight digs in the Rainbow Wahine’s 25-17, 25-18, 25-12 victory.

UH (15-3, 5-2 Big West Conference) dominated in every statistical category: .242 to .022 in hitting percentage, 10.0-6.5 in blocks, 40-28 in digs and 5-0 in aces.

Norene Iosia had 17 assists and 19 digs, and Bailey Choy had 13 assists for Hawaii.

Ayla Fresenius led the Highlanders (5-13, 1-6) with seven kills.

The Rainbow Wahine next host UC Davis on Sunday.