By Lance Tominaga, ESPN Honolulu Web Editor.
The 2021 Rainbow Wahine volleyball season came to a sudden end today in Seattle, as the Washington Huskies swept the Wahine in the second round of the NCAA Tournament, 25-16, 25-14 and 25-13.
All-American OH Claire Hoffman was unstoppable, leading the Huskies with 20 kills. Hawaii was led by sophomore MB Amber Igiede, who had eight kills. Senior OH Brooke Van Sickle, in her final game as a Rainbow Wahine, had seven kills.
The Rainbow Wahine finished their season with a 22-8 record. This was the program’s 39th NCAA Tournament appearance, and 28th consecutive appearance.