Danielson WAC POW

August 29th, 2011

from the WAC

Kanani Danielson has been named Western Athletic Conference Volleyball Player of the Week. The announcement was made today by the WAC for matches played from August 22-28. Danielson earns her first WAC Player of the Week honor of the season and ninth of her career.
Danielson tallied 40 kills, 28 digs, seven assists and six blocks over three matches en route to earning Most Outstanding Player honors at the Chevron Rainbow Wahine Invitational last week. She led Hawaii to the tournament title with wins over San Francisco, Wichita State and Arizona. Danielson opened the week with 13 kills, eight digs and three blocks in a sweep of San Francisco, then against Wichita State, recorded 16 kills and 14 digs. She closed out the tournament with 11 kills on .500 hitting, six digs and three assists against Arizona. Danielson posted the match-high in kills in all three contests.

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  • LC August 29, 2011 at 11:06 am

    Hopefully the WAC remembers to submit her name for National POW.

  • wt door August 29, 2011 at 11:52 am

    Way to go Kanani!!! Lead this team to the Promised Land.

  • LC August 29, 2011 at 4:16 pm

    Why is it UH can put up all the 2011 media guides for all the men’s sports but not the Wahine ?

    • Cindy Luis August 30, 2011 at 11:22 am

      LC, i’ll remind the SID about the media guide. It’s out. I got a copy Friday.

      • Cindy Luis August 30, 2011 at 11:30 am

        LC, the SID said he’d put it up later today. This is his first year and think it was one of those things that was overlooked.

        • LC August 30, 2011 at 1:43 pm

          Thank You Cindy. I wasn’t sure whose job it was and didn’t know who to contact

  • John August 29, 2011 at 4:52 pm

    Hopefully Hartong will also get the award. She played awesome. Loved her jump serve. Very nice!

  • JMP808 August 29, 2011 at 6:02 pm

    Agree that Hartong has an awesome jump serve! hope the coaches let her keep serving

    • John August 29, 2011 at 7:55 pm

      I agree with you again. She had 6 aces in the last match. That`s gotta make coach Shoji happy. I think that probably even surprised him. I think Hartong serving like that will definitely help us down the road. She`s unreal!! She`s like Kanani, can do everything. Props to Kanani and all the Wahine!

  • cocobean August 29, 2011 at 6:37 pm

    I always thought that was her middle name, Kanani Pow Danielson.

  • sandandsurf August 29, 2011 at 10:16 pm

    another hurrah for hartong; what a weekend she had! i’m sure she feels good about it and i hope she gets a lot of playing time. go bows!

  • LC August 30, 2011 at 6:43 am

    Ohio State players blog that they arrived yesterday and headed to the beach for surfing lessons.

    Looking at the rosters of this weeks tournament these are some really big teams in height.

    Wichita State twitted a lot during their trip and it sounds like they had a great time with statements like I love Hawaii and never want to leave and fans here were great to us.

  • jones August 30, 2011 at 9:13 am

    hartong is quick to the ball.

  • roofer68 August 30, 2011 at 4:57 pm

    Quickness and efficiency is the key for Na Wahine, since the team is not endowed with height. I recall back in the late 80s or early 90s when Hawaii was ranked #1 they got beat by Nittaidai, who’s tallest player was 5’11. Quickness and efficiency beat um’

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