Team USA wins VNL silver, Christenson ‘Best Setter’; Wahine season tickets on sale

Aloha, on mainland for second celebration of life in less than a week. catching up with can.

Micah Christenson (Kamehameha) was named the Best Setter and Team USA finished second in the Volleyball Nations League final in Bologna, Italy, when falling to Francce, 25-16, 25-19, 15-25, 21-25, 15-10.It was the first VNL title for France, which also won the Olympic gold medal last year.

Poland defeated Italy for the bronze, 25-16, 25-23, 25-20

Christenson had 1 kill, 2 blocks, 4 digs and 1 ace in addition to 26 assists

Libero Erik Shoji (Punahou) had 9 digs


From UH:

Season tickets for the 2022 University of Hawai’i Rainbow Wahine Women’s Volleyball season went on sale today, July 25.  Season tickets may be purchased at or at the SimpliFi Arena at Stan Sheriff Center box office (Monday through Friday, 9 a.m-5 p.m.).

The e schedule features 15 home matches, including four non-conference opponents (Texas State, West Virginia, UCLA and USC) and 10 Big West Conference home contests.

For the first time since 2005, the Rainbow Wahine will open their season on the road at the Texas A&M Invitational (College Station, Texas) from Aug 26-28. Also in the field are USD and Pitt.

Upon their return home, the ‘Bows will host their only pre-season tournament of the year, the Outrigger Volleyball Challenger (Sept. 1-4) which features Texas State, West Virginia and UCLA. The nonconference season also has two matches with USC.

Complete schedule at below link.