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Tiffany Ivory played a big role in the passing game of HIU (Photo by Liza Rosales)
Tiffany Ivory played a big role in the passing game of HIU (Photo by Liza Rosales)
Volleyball - Wed, Sep. 10, 2014

Fullerton, CA- On Tuesday, Hope International beat a pesky Pacific Union squad 3-1 (24-26, 25-16, 25- 12, 30-28) on the strength of 92 digs and timely hitting.  Freshman Mikayla Derieg topped all hitters with 20 kills.  Sophomore Johannah Wade was right behind Derieg at 19 kills.

 
Elizabeth Prestia contributed three service aces on Saturday (Photo by Liza Rosales)
Elizabeth Prestia contributed three service aces on Saturday (Photo by Liza Rosales)
Volleyball - Sun, Sep. 7, 2014

Costa Mesa, CA- Hope International dropped their opening set on Saturday but bounced back to win the final three sets as they beat Mayville State 3-1 (24-26, 25-20, 25-17, 25-23).  Junior Dana Nicholson and Sophomore Johannah Wade topped the Royals with 15 kills apiece.  Freshman Shea Beeman delivered 22 digs.

 
Johannah Wade buried the kill that gave HIU the lead for good on Friday (Photo by Liza Rosales)
Johannah Wade buried the kill that gave HIU the lead for good on Friday (Photo by Liza Rosales)
Volleyball - Sat, Sep. 6, 2014

Costa Mesa, CA- Hope International took care of Simpson on Friday evening with a 3-0 win (26-24, 25-11, 25-22) on the neutral court of Vanguard.  Freshman Mikayla Derieg led the attack with 14 kills.  Junior Dana Nicholson topped the defensive charge with 18 digs.  Freshman Alex Smith had the best all around match with 37 assists, 10 digs, and a .667 hitting evening.

 
Alex Smith gave out a combined 76 assists on Saturday (Photo by Liza Rosales)
Alex Smith gave out a combined 76 assists on Saturday (Photo by Liza Rosales)
Volleyball - Sun, Aug. 31, 2014

Irvine, CA- Nine sets, 24 ties, and 38 lead changes showed the fight of the Royals on Saturday but they still dropped both matches.  Hope International lost 3-2 to Carroll (25-18, 22-25, 25-17, 24-26, 15-6) and 3-1 to Concordia (NE) (18-25, 25-18, 26-24, 25-17) during day two of their participation in the Concordia Labor Day Tournament.  Freshman Mikayla Derieg topped the Royals with 22 combined kills while Freshman Shea Beeman produced 35 digs in the two matches.

 
Katie Landazuri produced an all around solid Friday (Photo by Liza Rosales)
Katie Landazuri produced an all around solid Friday (Photo by Liza Rosales)
Volleyball - Fri, Aug. 29, 2014

Irvine, CA- In their first day of participation at Concordia's Labor Day Tournament, Hope International split with La Sierra and Great Falls.  Sophomore Katie Landazuri topped the team with 24 kills on the day which included a 16 kill, 12 dig performance against La Sierra.

 
Mikayla Derieg swinging away (Photo by Liza Rosales)
Mikayla Derieg swinging away (Photo by Liza Rosales)
Volleyball - Fri, Aug. 15, 2014

La Mirada, CA- Hope International opened their season on the right foot by taking the first set from Viterbo (WI).  But they finished their opening match on the wrong foot as they dropped the next three sets and fell 3-1 (25-22, 15-25, 13-25, 14-25) to the Hawks.  Freshman Mikayla Derieg started her collegiate career with 11 kills.

 
WVB 2014 Signees (L-R)- Brittnie Blanchard, Dana Nicholson, Mikayla Derieg, and Alex Smith
WVB 2014 Signees (L-R)- Brittnie Blanchard, Dana Nicholson, Mikayla Derieg, and Alex Smith
Volleyball - Thu, May. 8, 2014

Fullerton, CA- Hope International Women's Volleyball Head Coach Jessica Walker is pleased to announce the signing of four recruits for the 2014 season.  The four signees, who participated in the recent HIU Athletic Signing Day, are equally balanced between two college transfers and two freshmen.

 
 
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Overall GSAC Streak
5-9 (.357) 1-4 (.200) Won 1