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Wahine Dominate Broncos

 The 11th ranked Wahine volleyball team took on the Broncos of Boise State Sunday, in a Western Athletic Conference match at the Stan Sheriff Center. A crowd of 5,979 saw the Wahine dominate the Broncos from start to finish, winning the match 30-16, 30-22 and 30-16.

Kim Willoughby led the Wahine, yet again, with 17 kills and 12 digs.  Maja Gustin also had a big night, contributing 17 kills, four aces and a .619 hitting percentage.  She also served nine straight points to lead Hawaii on a 10-0 run to close out game one, 30-16.

The Broncos put up a fight in game two, tying the score at 22 before the Wahine went on another run, scoring the next eigth in a row to finish the game, 30-22.

Hawaii easily handled Boise State in game three completing the three game sweep with a 30-16 win.

The match was dominated by Hawaii who held Boise State to a .146 hitting percentage for the night.

Sunday's match was the first encounter ever for the two teams. Boise State has struggled in its WAC debut this year, going 1-8 in the conference and 1-18 overall, with its only win coming against Louisiana Tech on October 13th.

Hawaii returns to action Tuesday night against Hawaii Pacific University, 7 p.m., at the Stan Sheriff Center. Catch the action live on K5 The Home Team or check out our live web stream on k5thehometeam.com .

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