University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa women’s volleyball player Norene Iosia earned American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) All-America honorable mention honors for the first time in her four-year career.
This season the senior setter/outside hitter helped to lead Hawaiʻi to its first Big West title since 2016 and its first NCAA Regional appearance since 2015.
In her final season as a Rainbow Wahine, Iosia led Hawaiʻi with 645 assists, 331 digs and 48 service aces. She concluded her standout career at UH ranked No. 9 with 3,148 career assists, No. 8 in with 1,175 career digs, and tied for No. 2 with 139 career service aces with Martina Cincerova who played from 1985-88. A double-double machine, Iosia recorded 20 this season—including all three of UH’s NCAA tournament matches to end her career. In all, she finishes her career with 64 career double-doubles and 5 triple doubles, 379 kills and 216 career blocks.
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