Volleyball: Game notes for Hawaii vs. Tulsa match

Wahine conclude 13 match homestand against the Golden Hurricane.

 

GAME NOTES

 

HAWAII- Last home match before hitting the road next week....Come into the match 12-0 overall and 2-0 in the conference....Defeated Louisiana Tech last Saturday....Ranked second in the AVCA/USA Today coaches poll....Have won all eight matches between the two schools....Kim Willoughby is only 22 kills away from moving into fifth place on the UH career kills list...."Bayou Basher" is third in the country in kills per game(6.27) and eighth in aces per game(0.95)....Have won 21 straight games....Only two teams(UCLA, Washington) have won a game against the Wahine....Have won 60 consecutive conference matches....One of only four unbeaten teams in the country....Ranked nationally in several categories....first in kills per game(18.08), second in hitting percentage(.337)and in assist per game(16.63) and eighth in digs per game(18.47)....Dave Shoji is 18 wins shy of 800 for his career.

 

 

TULSA- Come into the match 15-5 overall and 0-2 in the WAC....Lost to Fresno State and San Jose State last weekend....Play Boise State before coming to Hawaii....Started season 11-1, including two non-conference tournaments....Have four players that average over two kills a game....Ranked eighth nationally in aces per game(2.54)....Dana Weddle leads team in kills per game(3.70) and blocks per game(0.88)....Setter Vanessa Thon averages 10.94 assist per game....Picked to finish eighth in the conference by the coaches in the preseason poll.

 

 

First serve is set for Sunday at 7:05 p.m. You can listen via the internet at: www.hawaiisportsnetwork.com

 

 

 

2002 WAC Volleyball Standings

Western Division
WAC Matches All Matches
W L Pct. W L Home Away Neu Pct.
Hawai`i 2 0 1.000 12 0 12-0 0-0 0-0 1.000
Fresno State 3 1 .750 15 2 5-1 5-1 5-0 .882
Nevada 2 1 .667 13 3 7-0 3-2 3-1 .812
San Jose State 1 1 .500 7 9 0-2 3-5 4-2 .438
Boise State 0 3 .000 1 14 0-6 0-5 1-3 .067

 

Eastern Division
                                 WAC Matches     All Matches      
                                W   L   Pct.   W   L   Home  Away Neu  Pct.
Rice                         2   1  .667     10   7   4-1         2-3   4-3  .588
SMU                        2   1  .667      8    9   2-4          2-3   4-2  .471
UTEP                      1    1  .500     6    6   4-2          0-2   2-2  .500
Tulsa                       0   2  .000     15  5   4-2           3-1   8-2  .750
Louisiana Tech      0   2  .000     12  8   4-2           4-2   4-4  .600






This Week in WAC Volleyball
October 8 (Tuesday)
San Jose State def. Saint Mary's, 33-31, 32-34, 30-22, 20-30, 15-9

October 10 (Thursday)
*Tulsa at Boise State, 7:00 p.m.
*UTEP at Nevada, 7:00 p.m.

October 11 (Friday)
*
Louisiana Tech at Fresno State, 7:00 p.m.
*SMU at
San Jose State, 7:00 p.m.

October 12 (Saturday)
*UTEP at
Boise State, 7:00 p.m.
*Rice at
San Jose State, 7:00 p.m.

October 13 (Sunday)
*
Louisiana Tech at Nevada, 2:00 p.m.
*
Tulsa at Hawai‘i, 7:00 p.m.


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