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H A W A I I _ S P O R T S


Saturday, November 4, 2000

W A H I N E _ V O L L E Y B A L L


vs. Fresno state

Bullet First serve: Today, 7 p.m, Stan Sheriff Center.

Bullet Coaches: Hawaii, Dave Shoji 26th season (731-137, .842). Fresno State, Lindy Vivas, 13th year (261-184, .586).

Bullet Season records: Hawaii (11-0 WAC, 21-0 overall); Fresno State (5-5 WAC, 12-12 overall).

Bullet Series record: UH leads series vs. Fresno State, 24-0.

Bullet Top players: Hawaii, .Kim Willoughby, 6-0, Fr., RS, 2.98 kpg, 2.86 dpg, .266; Jennifer Carey, 6-1, So. S, 12.47 apg, 2.26 dpg; Jessica Sudduth, 6-2, Sr., LS, 3.37 kpg, 2.33 dpg; Lily Kahumoku, 6-2, So., LS, 4.60 kpg, 2.38 dpg, .337; Veronica Lima, 6-2, Jr., MB, 2.97 kpg, 2.33 dpg, 1.17 bpg, .357; Maja Gustin, 6-2, Fr., MB, 2.59 kpg, 1.67 bpg, .360. Fresno State, Shauna McQuaid, 6-1, Jr., MB, 3.79 kpg, 1.09 bpg, .307; Kara Verwey, 6-1, OH, 3.11 kpg, 2.12 dpg; Chelsey Duley, 5-9, S, 10.22 apg.

Bullet Interesting facts: Kahumoku might be given the night off to rest her painful wrist. She bruised the cartilage in her wrist during a practice in Texas ... The Wahine should surpass the 100,000 mark in total attendance tonight for the sixth consecutive year. As of Thursday, Hawaii had drawn 95,854 ... The Wahine are now in their 22nd 20-win season under Shoji. It is the seventh straight year they've reached that plateau...Hawaii's WAC regular season win streak is now at 34 matches ... Fresno State lost to Nevada, 3-0, on Thursday night.

Bullet Game keys: The Wahine would like to get a better start against the Bulldogs than they did in game 1 against the Spartans, when they hit .256 ... Junior Tanja Nikolic will have to perform well if she starts in place of Kahumoku.for the third time in four matches. Nikolic had 12 kills and hit .409 when she replaced Kahumoku for the sweep at TCU last week. She had seven kills and hit .267 in the sweep at SMU.

Bullet On the air: TV live on KFVE (Channel 5). Broadcast live on KCCN (1420-AM).

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Bullet End quote: "We're not gonna lose. That's a bold statement, but we're not gonna lose." -- Lily Kahumoku

Pat Bigold, Star-Bulletin

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