Outside Hitter Nikki Taylor #8 is a junior at the Univeristy of Hawaii. She was born in Honolulu and attended Kaiser High School where she lettered three seasons in volleyball. She started 26 games for UH as a freshman in 2013 and was named first team all-Big West. In her sophomore season she started 21 games as an outside hitter after overcoming an early season injury. She was once again named first team all-Big West in 2014 and earned Big West's Defesnsive Player of the Week award for recording a triple-double versus Cal Poly in November.
Defensive-specialist Clare-Marie Anderson #44 for the Wahine Sand Volleyball team grew up in Honolulu but has ties in Italy. Her father, Jay Anderson, played professional volleyball in Italy for Olympia Pallavolo Bergamo. Now Clare is set to travel with her team to Italy for four days.