Rainbow Wahine set ace record in sweep of Titans

The Maui News

The University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team set a program record with 17 aces Friday in a 25-8, 25-9, 25-16 sweep of Cal State Fullerton in Fullerton, Calif.

The Rainbow Wahine (9-5, 3-0 Big West) opened their road schedule by winning their seventh straight match. McKenna Granato had six aces for UH, along with seven kills, and Emily Maglio had 14 kills without an error, finishing with a .778 hitting percentage.

The previous UH record for aces in a match was 16, in a five-set match against Stanford in 1982. The rally-scoring team record was 13, accomplished three times.

Hawaii’s Savanah Kahakai had 13 digs, and Norene Iosia finished with 28 assists.

Tyler Fezzey had seven kills for the Titans (4-12, 0-4), and Cady Francis had eight digs.

Hawaii will play on the road today against UC Riverside.