Kamana'o Leads List of Wahine Wac Honors

DENVER - The Western Athletic Conference announced the 2004 All-WAC teams with five UH players named, three to the first team and two to the second team.

DENVER - The Western Athletic Conference announced the 2004 All-WAC teams with five UH players named, three to the first team and two to the second team. Hawai`i also swept the awards as Kanoe Kamana`o was named Player of the Year, Dave Shoji was named Coach of the Year and Tara Hittle was Freshman of the Year.

Kamana`o was also named first-team All-WAC, along with junior Victoria Prince and sophomore Alicia Arnott. Juniors Susie Boogaard and Ashley Watanabe were both named to the second team.

With Kamana`o's Player of the Year honor, the Rainbow Wahine have won the award every season since joining the WAC in 1996. The sophomore setter led the conference in assists per game (13.93) while finishing fifth in blocks per game (1.29).

Shoji won WAC Coach of the Year honors for the fifth time, while Hittle became the fifth Rainbow Wahine to win the Freshman of the Year award. Hittle averaged 3.17 kills per game and 2.35 digs per game in conference play.

Hittle was also named to the six-member WAC all-freshman team, along with middle hitter Juliana Sanders.


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