LIVE BLOG: No. 1 Hawai’i 3 No. 2 UCLA 1

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This is Hawai’i MVB’s 12 sellout, first since March 6, 2020 vs. BYU, the last match played before the COVID shutdown.

Set 4: UH: wins 28-26
Thelle and Nusterer stuff Champlin to end it. 
Call stands. UH up 27-26
UCLA challenging there was a touch on ‘Champlin’s attack. At the moment, UH with second match point at 27-26. 
UCLA up 24-23. TO UH. Bruins serving for set. UCLA subs out their setter. 
Mouchlias with his 21st kill, ties it at 23-23. TO Bruins. Thelle still on serve.
David blocked, UH closes to 17-16. TO Bruins. Thelle on serve. 
Mouchlias’ service error give UCLA a 15-11 lead at the TTO. Warriors with 13 SEs, UCLA 19.

Set 3: UH wins 25-22
Thelle with the dump shot. ends it on UH’s second set point
UH challenging Mouchlias was outside the antenna. As it stands, UH up 24-21. Call confirmed. Mouchlias on serve. 
UCLA has almost erased UH’s four-point lead (20-16). Bruins on a 3-0 run. It’s 20-19. TO UH
Bruins on a 3-0 run, closes to 15-12. TO Warriors. UCLA targeting Humler on serve. 
8:50: Champlin hits long. It’s 15-9 at the TTO. Mouchlias still on serve.

8:45: Impressive service runs by Thelle and now Chakas. Thelle had UH up 7-2 and Chakas, with an ace and Voss putting down a service overpass, has the Warriors p 11-5. TO UClA
AFter going down 2-0 Hawai’i on a 5-0 run. TO UCLA. 3 consecutive blocks, UCLA hitting error and a kill by Mouchlias. It’s 5-2. Thelle on serve.
8: 33:
Humler in for Galloway to start Set 3.

Set 2: UCLA wins 25-21
As they did in Set 1 Warriors got it to 23-21. But this time UCLA closes it out, 2-0 run, last point on a block of Humler

8:19: Thelle still in the box. Chakas on the overpass and Mouchlias with his first kill of Set 2, 10th of the night. Warriors close to 22-20. TO UCLA. 
Thelle with his 110th ace of his career’ UH closes to 22-18. TO UCLA. 
Hawai’l had closed to 15-13 and 20-16. Bruins on a 2-0 run, last point when Voss hit wide. TO UH
Warriors had closed to 12-10, 2 points on kill by Humler (subbed in for Galloway) and ace by Chakas. UCLA has run off 3 straight, up 15-10 at the TTO. Kind of surprised Wade didn’t challenge what looked like McHenry’s kill on an overpass. Looked wide from here. 
UCLA has led the entire way. Bruins up 12-7. TO Warriors.

Set 1 UH wins 29-27
Hawai’i needs five set points to end it, get it on Mouchlias’ ninth kill (9-1-12)

7:40: Warriors come back to tie at 23. kill by Mouchlias, basically an ace by Voss and a net violation on UCLA on Mouchlias’ attack. TO UCLA Voss still on serve
Hawai’i got it to 21-20 but service error by Chakas and Mouchlias hits wide. It’s 23-20. TO UH.

7:33: Klll by Chakas on a running set by Thelle, David hits wide. UH closes to 19-18. TO Bruins. Akana still on serve. 
Thelle blocked twice during UCLA’s 4-1 run. Bruins up 19-15. TO Warriors 
Galloway blocked. UCLA’s first lead of the set at 15-14 at the TTO. Hawai’i had led 3-0
7:14: UCLA challenging that there is that UH was in the net. It was 6-3 but reversed It’s 5-4.

Hawai’i going with Nusterer and Voss at MB. Galloway and Chakas at OH, Mouchlias at Opp, Thelle Setter and Sheward at Libero

No. 2 UCLA (19-1) at No. 1 Hawai’i (16-1), 7 p.m. HST

Series: UCLA leads, 64-30

Hawai’i is going for their 10th title in its 27th appearances. The Warriors have won four of the last five (2016, ’17, ’19, ’20) with an all-time record of 48-28.
UCLA is making its 15th appearance with nine Outrigger titles, most recently in 2014. The Bruins, who have won the title in their last four Outrigger appearances, have a 35-6 mark.

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