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Four University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa women’s volleyball players were selected to the College Sports Communicators Academic All-District Team—the most in a single season in program history. The four Rainbow Wahine are now eligible for Academic All-America honors.

This year marks the first time that all student-athletes who meet the requirements received the award. In order to be eligible, a student-athlete must be a starter or important reserve with at least a 3.5 cumulative GPA (on a 4.0 scale) at their current institution.

More about the Rainbow Wahine awardees

Kendra Ham

  • A junior majoring in human development and family studies.
  • Has been on the Dean’s List every semester.
  • Has played in all 26 matches, primarily as a defensive/serving specialist but also seeing spot duty at opposite.
  • She has recorded 204 total digs, averaging 2.24 digs/set playing just three rotations in the back row.
  • Has 20 service aces to go with 22 kills and five blocks.
  • Has tallied nine double-digit dig matches, with a career-high 18 against UC Santa Barbara on November 22.

Amber Igiede

  • A junior majoring in psychology.
  • Earned Big West Scholar-Athlete honors in 2021.
  • Leads the Big West and is ranked No. 4 in the NCAA with a .433 hitting percentage.
  • Leads the league with 3.76 kills/set and with 4.85 points/set.
  • Leads UH with 353 kills, 123 total blocks, 1.31 blocks/set and 456.0 total points.
  • Has put down double-digit kills in 24 of UH‘s 26 matches, including a career-high 24 against UC Davis on October 29.
  • Has recorded at least one block in 85 of her 86 career matches.

Tayli Ikenaga

  • A sophomore majoring in elementary education.
  • Was on the Dean’s List, Spring 2022.
  • Leads UH with 256 digs and 3.16 digs/set.
  • Has notched 15 matches with 10+ digs, including a season-high 18 against USC on September 9.
  • Is No. 3 on the team with 53 assists, No. 4 with 20 service aces.

Riley Wagoner

  • A junior majoring in chemistry.
  • Earned Big West Scholar-Athlete honors in 2021.
  • Has started in all 26 matches as an outside hitter.
  • Is No. 2 on the team with 309 kills, 3.29 kills/set and 226 digs, and No. 3 with 40 total blocks.
  • Pounded a career-high 25 kills and hit for a career-high .480 against UC San Diego on October 8.
  • Has six double-doubles this season while accumulating 17 double-digit kill matches and 12 matches with 10+ digs, including in eight of the last nine matches.

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