The first night of action, a conference game between
the two, saw the Sea Warriors hand the Vulcans a three-set loss
(30-24, 30-21, 30-26).
HPU’s attack was led by Flavia Brakling and Barbara Martin
with 13 and 10 kills, respectively. Eleven different Sea Warrior
recorded at least one dig in the match, led by nine from Mahea
The Vulcans were led by Sara Pilgreen’s 16 kills and
.306 hitting percentage.
HPU, by winning this match, kept pace with BYU-H (6-0) in the
conference standings. The Sea Warriors will face off against
the Seasiders in HPU’s last three games of the season.
Those games will most likely determine the conference champion.
On Oct. 19, in a nonconference match, HPU swept aside the
Vulcans (30-24, 30-21, 30-26), to extend its winning streak
to 10 matches.
HPU used a balanced attack as five different Sea Warriors
reached double-digit kills. Barbara Martin and Piikea Dudoit
down 13 apiece, Paula Koikopoulos had a dozen, and Paula
Nascimento and Flavia Brakling added 11 each. Brakling
also had 11 digs.
Koikopoulos was in on 10 blocks as HPU out-blocked the
Vulcans 15.5 to nine. Nascimento and Mahea Rawlins nailed
aces each, and the Sea Warriors finished with 11 aces in