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On This Date: August 30, 2019

By Tiff Wells

On this date in 2019, the start of the 31st Hawaiian Airlines Rainbow Wahine Classic, unranked Hawaii came from behind to upset 21st ranked San Diego. Set scores: 25-19, 20-25, 16-25, 25-19, 15-10. Oregon transfer Jolie Rasmussen led all hitters with 19 kills (including 9 in the final 2 sets) and hit .390, freshman Hanna Hellvig added 13 kills and five blocks, while another Oregon transfer, Brooke Van Sickle recorded the double-double (12 kills, 14 digs). Senior setter Norene Iosia posted her first double-double of the season, 30 assists and 14 digs. The win over the Toreros marked the first season-opening win since 2015 and the first season-opening win for Head Coach Robyn Ah Mow.