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Tournament MVP Bown Leads Hawaii to Sweep of Mustangs
By: Arizona Athletics
Release: November 28, 1999
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TUCSONTournament most valuable player Heather Bown had 10 kills and nine blocks as No. 3 Hawaii swept Cal Poly, 15-3, 15-9, 15-1, in the final match of the Starwoods Plaza Hotel Thanksgiving Invitational in Tucson Saturday afternoon.

Hawaii improved to 27-1 with the win, while Cal Poly fell to 20-8 in the regular-season finale for both schools.

The Wahine out-blocked the Mustangs, 11-5, and held Cal Poly to a -.011 hitting percentage. They also had nine service aces to Cal Poly's one.

Kari DeSoto led the Mustangs with nine kills and three blocks.

The Invitational's all-tournament team is listed below:

Heather Bown     MB      Hawaii (Most Valuable Player)
Dana Burkholder  S       Arizona
Kari DeSoto      MH      Cal Poly
Lily Kahumoku    LS      Hawaii
Jennifer Roberts RS      Hawaii
Jill Talbot      OH      Arizona

The NCAA Volleyball Tournament bracket will be announced Sunday at 8 p.m. MST.

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