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Women's Volleyball

UH Eliminates Two-Time Defending Champs; Advances To Elite Eight


Hawai'i are the first #BigWest team to advance to an NCAA Regional Final since Long Beach State in 2001.

The No. 7 University of Hawai'i women's volleyball team took down the two-time defending champions Penn State in straight sets, Friday, to advance to the regional final for the first time since 2009. The Rainbow Wahine swept the Nittany Lions, 25-22, 27-25, 25-16 in the NCAA Des Moines Regionals at Wells Fargo Arena.
The Rainbow Wahine (29-1) will next face second-seeded Minnesota in Saturday's regional final with a trip to the NCAA Championships on the line. The match will start at 3:30 p.m. PT (1:30 p.m. HT) and will be televised on ESPNU.