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Hartong selected for AVCA All-America first team

December 13, 2012
The Maui News

University of Hawaii junior outside hitter Emily Hartong was named a first-team All-American on Wednesday by the American Volleyball Coaches Association, and junior setter Mita Uiato received honorable mention.

Hartong's 4.66 kills per set rank seventh in the nation. She has a .286 hitting percentage, and also averaged 2.35 digs this season while totaling 76 blocks and 24 aces in 30 matches.

Hartong was a second team All-America selection in 2011.

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Hawaii has had a first-teamer on the last four All-America squads.

Uiato averaged 10.44 assists per set, second in the Big West, and 2.29 digs. She totaled 46 kills, with a .321 hitting percentage, and 61 blocks.

The Rainbow Wahine had a 27-3 record this season, reaching the second round of the NCAA tournament. They went 18-0 in the Big West in their first season in the conference.



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