University of Hawaii beach volleyball players Sofia Russo and Anna Maidment, after winning six matches in the OUTRIGGER Queen’s Cup. They have received the Big West Pairs Team of the Week award.
This is the first career award for the duo, and it is the second consecutive week the BeachBows have been honored. Brooke Van Sickle and Kaylee Glaga recognized last week.
Russo and Maidment scored a perfect 6-0 and did it in an impressive manner. They defeated number 3 TCU and number 10 Cal (twice). They won five of six matches in straight sets, with all three against ranked opponents.
They, were awarded the tournament’s Most Outstanding Pair award. The UH BeachBows placed third in the Queen’s Cup.
Maidment, a sophomore, is paired with Russo, who is a junior. Their chemistry has never been stronger. This is the second season they have played together. They are now on a blistering 12-1 run in 2022 and have won 11 consecutive matches.
This week will be a rest week for the 9th-ranked BeachBows. They return to action March 25-26 in Long Beach at the Big West Challenge.