Online Extra: Rainbow Wahine clinch Big West
Emily Hartong ripped 14 kills and Jane Croson added 13 on Saturday night as the University of Hawaii wrapped up its first Big West volleyball title with a 25-19, 25-17, 25-19 victory against lowly Cal Poly at Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu.
Relying on their two leading outside hitters, the No. 9 Rainbow Wahine (21-2, 14-0) hit .317 to win their NCAA-best 69th straight league contest.
Middle blockers Kalei Adolpho and Jade Vorster each recorded four kills and setter Mita Uiato added a match-high 21 assists and a team-high seven digs.
Holly Franks had eight kills for Cal Poly (3-21, 2-10), which hit just .163
Hawaii steps out of conference to host Division II BYU-Hawaii at 7 p.m. Thursday.
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