The University of Hawaii women's volleyball team struggled a bit, but remained undefeated in Big West play with a four-set victory over Cal State Northridge on Friday night at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu.
Emily Hartong recorded 21 kills and four blocks for UH, which won 22-25, 25-18, 25-21, 25-20.
Hawaii, ranked No. 8 in the American Volleyball Coaches Association poll, improved to 15-2 (8-0 Big West).
Tai Manu-Olevao, who had played in only two matches for UH entering Friday night, had 11 kills and Jade Vorster added 10.
Mita Uiato had 49 assists, Alyssa Longo had 17 digs and Emily Maeda had three of the Rainbow Wahine's seven aces. Molokai High School graduate Kalei Adolpho had five kills, two blocks and a dig. Kamehameha Maui graduate Ginger Long had one ace.
The Matadors, who pushed the Rainbow Wahine to five sets on Sept. 19, held a 18-10 advantage in blocks.
Casey Hinger had eight kills for Cal State Northridge (13-7, 4-4), Sydney Gedryn had 33 assists and Sam Kaul was in on eight blocks.