MJNT lose to Canada in U21 NORCECA semifina

August 2nd, 2014

U.S. men's junior national team, with Evan Enriques and Kupono Fey, fell to Canada Saturday in the U21 NORCECA Semifinals Saturday in San Salvador

23-25, 25-14, 20-25, 25-22, 15-9.

Enriques played the whole way at libero, Fey subbed in Sets 2 and 3, started Sets 4 and 5, finished with 10 kills.

U.S. plays Puerto Rico for the bronze on Sunday. Cuba swept Puerto Rico 25-19, 25-18, 25-19 in Saturday's other semi.

U.S. was the defending champ of the event last played in 2012.

new website for the blogs starting Sunday 8-3

August 2nd, 2014

The paper is launching a new site Sunday called hawaiiwarriorworld.com

the blogs related to UH will be moving over to that, including this, Volleyshots.

From what I've seen, it will greatly enhance the experience for our readers, especially those who participate on the blogs.

Looking forward to seeing it as well.


Individual Wahine volleyball tickets on sale Monday

August 1st, 2014

From UH:

Individual tickets for the 2014 University of Hawaii Rainbow Wahine volleyball season will go on sale Monday, Aug. 4. Fans buying individual match tickets are able to select their own seats when purchasing online. Season tickets and six-match mini packs are already on sale. Fans can purchase tickets online, visit the Stan Sheriff Center box office (Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) or call (808) 944-2697 during the same hours.

The season kicks off with the Chevron Rainbow Wahine Invitational from Aug. 29-31, a tournament that includes Mid-American Conference champion Ohio and 2013 NCAA Tournament participant Arizona State.

Individual ticket prices are as follows:
Lower level - $20
Upper level adult - $15
Upper level senior citizen (65+) - $10
Upper level student (ages 4-high school) - $5

Season ticket prices are as follows:

Lower level - $175 plus an `Ahahui Koa Anuenue premium seat contribution ($100-$120 depending on location)

Upper level adult - $135
Upper level senior citizen (65+) - $110
Upper level student (ages 4-high school) - $75

Mini Pack Prices (6-games):

Upper level adult - $60
Upper level senior citizen (65+) - $45
Upper level student (ages 4-high school) - $30

MJNT sweeps El Savador, advances to NORCECA semis

August 1st, 2014

U.S. wins quarterfinal over the host team, 25-15, 25-21, 25-18

U.S. advances to play Canada in the semis Saturday. Gold medal match Sunday.

Enriques at Libero, Fey at OH Sets 2 & 3. four kills.

quickie box at


Other quarter has Puerto Rico vs. Barbardos. PR up early and likely winner. Winner takes on Cuba in the other semi.




MJNT moves to 2-1 with win over Mexico

July 31st, 2014

U.S. U21 team defeats Mexico 25-18, 25-21, 17-25, 25-11 in NORCECA pool play

not much in the way of stats from the mini box just put up

Enriques was the libero for all three sets, Fey subbed in during Sets 2 and 3. had 1 kill.

Storm Faagata-Tuifuga the main attacker, had 18 of the team's 43 kills. Brenden Sander, Taylor's younger brother who has committed to BYU, with 11.


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