Kamalu Makekau-Whittaker blinked her eyes and couldn’t believe that she’s more than halfway through her volleyball career at CSUN, a journey that gets more fulfilling by the day.
There was immediate strong interest on both sides between Waiakea junior Safea Villaruz-Mauai and UH coach Mike Trapasso, who only needed one look to offer a scholarship on the spot.
Now, Hilo and Waiakea can rigorously prepare for next week’s major fight, one that determines their season: a trip to the HHSAA tournament or a long offseason at home.
The UH-Hilo volleyball team could have spent all day watching video of Chaminade, expecting fastballs from the two most productive PacWest hitters in Emma Tecklenburg and Alana Handy.
The baby-faced assassin was at it again.
UH-Hilo senior Meghan Langbehn had a lot on her plate last season with soccer and cross-country at the same time and nursing as a time-consuming major.
Gene Okamura likes to talk about soccer IQ as if it’s a dangerous weapon, and for his UH-Hilo women’s soccer team it does help in the scoring and goal prevention departments.