UH women’s volleyball kicks off Texas A&M to finish second in the Hawaiian Airlines Rainbow Wahine Classic

The University of Hawaii women’s volleyball team swept Texas A&M 25-23, 25-21, 25-23 to take second place in the Hawaiian Airlines Rainbow Wahine Classic.

One night after being dragged by Marquette, the Rainbow Wahine (2-1) recovered very well by taking three consecutive sets to the Aggies (1-2)

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Brooke Van Sickle scored a maximum of 17 kills for Wahine. In addition, in her first career start, freshman Mia Johnson recorded 14 murders and four excavations. After playing in a single set on Saturday, starting setter Mylana Byrd got the start and delivered with a maximum of 34 assists.

For Texas A&M, Morgan Christon overcame 16 team deaths and five excavations.

Next up for Rainbow Wahine is a trip to Utah for the Utah Classic, where they will face Utah Valley, San Diego and Utah on successive days from Thursday to Saturday.