The University of Hawai'i men's volleyball team secured the No. 3 seed in the upcoming Big West Championship tournament with a four-set victory over UC San Diego, setting the stage for a quarterfinal match against the No. 6 seed.

By the Numbers
  • The Rainbow Warriors had a record of 22-5, with a 5-4 standing in the BWC.
  • Set scores for the match were 25-20, 25-16, 12-25, 25-20.
Yes, But

UC San Diego clinched the No. 4 seed despite the loss, led by Anthony Cherfan's impressive 16 kills.

State of Play
  • Hawai'i will compete in the evening bracket of the tournament, facing the No. 6 seed in the quarterfinals.
  • CSUN and UC Santa Barbara will determine the Nos. 5 and 6 seeds in an upcoming match.
  • The Rainbow Warriors rebounded in the fourth set, hitting .536 to secure the match victory.
  • UH had a strong serving performance with a total of 10 aces and 7.5 blocks.
What's Next

The teams are set to play again on Saturday to conclude the regular season before heading into the tournament.

Bottom Line

The University of Hawai'i men's volleyball team's resilient performance secured them a favorable seed in the championship tournament, showcasing their potential for a strong playoff run.