Women's Volleyball

Rachelle Suaava
Rachelle  Suaava


Waipahu, Hawaii

High School:
Long Beach Poly HS


Middle Blocker/Opposite



Historic Run Ends in Sweet Sixteen

LMU’s NCAA Tournament run came to an end with a four-set loss to #9 Kansas in the Sweet Sixteen.


The Run Continues Friday in Sweet Sixteen

LMU will play in its second Sweet Sixteen in program history on Friday vs. #9 Kansas.


Sponcil AVCA All-Region, Pair of Seniors Honorable Mention

Sarah Sponcil was named Pacific South All-Region, while Hannah Tedrow and Rachelle Suaava were honorable mention.


A Sweep to the Sweet Sixteen

LMU swept #6 Stanford to advance to the NCAA Tournament Sweet 16.


Third Time's the Charm, Lions Advance to Second Round

LMU advances to the second round of the NCAA Tournament with a four-set victory over #13 Colorado State.


The Lions earned an at-large bid into the 2015 NCAA Tournament.

The Lions earned an at-large bid into the 2015 NCAA Tournament.


2015 WVB Senior Interviews

2015 WVB Senior Interviews


LMU volleyball will play Michigan State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament Friday.

LMU volleyball will play Michigan State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament Friday.


LMU will face Michigan State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday.

LMU will face Michigan State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday.


Women's Volleyball Outtakes from Video Board Reads

Women's Volleyball Outtakes from Video Board Reads


WVB | LMU vs. Kansas

NCAA Regional Semifinal from San Diego, CA; Jenny Craig Pavilion


2015 NCAA Volleyball Second Round Sweep at #6 Stanford

2015 NCAA Volleyball Second Round Sweep at #6 Stanford


2015 NCAA Volleyball First Round

LMU Volleyball defeated CSU in the first round of the NCAA Tournament


WVB | LMU vs. Pepperdine

Senior Day from Gersten Pavilion for Wells Fargo PCH Cup



LMU defeats BYU for first time in West Coast Conference match-up.

UPDATED CAREER STATS | Instagram Social Media |

Rachelle Suaava is in her fourth season with LMU volleyball... helped LMU to the NCAA Tournament in 2012 and 2014...

2014... played in all 31 matches, starting 24, for the Lions as a junior... posted 173 kills (1.53 per set) to go along with seven aces... one of LMU's top blockers, collecting six block solos and 109 block assists for a total of 115 blocks (1.02 per set)... managed six block assists against UCLA on 8/30... totaled 12 blocks over the course of the Concourse Hotel at LAX Classic... eight blocks (seven block assists) with nine kills on 20 attacks (.400) against Fresno State on 9/6... registered eight kills in back-to-back matches on 9/11 at LBSU and 9/12 vs. Texas A&M - CC... five kills and four blocks against Idaho on 9/19... five block assists at Pacific on 9/25... six kills with two aces and four block assists against #23 San Diego on 9/30... six kills, an ace and four block assists at Portland on 10/2... collected nine kills on 12 swings (.667) at Pepperdine on 10/11... seven kills, seven digs and seven block assists against San Francisco on 10/16... 11 kills on 21 swings (.476) with an ace and six block assists against Santa Clara on 10/18... combined 11 digs and nine block assists against Gonzaga on 10/30... seven block assists at San Francisco on 11/15... posted 10 kills (.368) with nine digs, a block solo and five block assists against Pacific on 11/22... 13 digs and seven kills against #12 BYU on 11/25...

2013... played in 24 matches, starting 12, as a sophomore... collected 134 kills at a rate of 1.67 per set... registered eight service aces and 43 block assists (0.54 blocks per set)... season-best 15 kills came against BYU on October 5 (.393 hitting percentage)... served up a pair of aces against San Francisco (September 19) and at Portland (September 28)... collected four block assists on five occasions...

2012... appeared in 18 matches, starting one, as a freshman... posted 12 kills and six aces in her inaugural year... collected a block solo and nine block assists... made collegiate debut on September 7 against Virginia Tech... first career kill and block assist came at High Point on September 8... recorded a pair of kills and a service ace against Kansas on September 14... posted three block assists against USF in conference play on September 22... recorded four kills and hit .429 against No. 16 San Diego on September 27... notched two aces at Cal State Northridge on November 10...

A 2012 graduate of Palos Verdes High School in Palos Verdes, Calif... earned All-Moore League first team honors as a junior and senior at Long Beach Poly High School in Long Beach, Calif... All-Tournament selection at the prestigious Redondo Power Classic in 2010 and 2011... helped Long Beach Poly to a No. 1 ranking in the state of California and a No. 11 national mark during the 2010 season... guided her team to the CIF playoffs as a junior and senior, including helping her team to a runner-up finish at the CIF Division I Championship in 2010... garnered CIF All-Tournament honors for her efforts in helping Long Beach Poly to the final match... before transferring to Long Beach Poly, named an Oahu Interscholastic Association All-Star as a sophomore at Kapolei High School in Hawai'i...

Rachelle Malia Suaava was born July 18, 1994, in Honolulu, Hawai'i... daughter of Maina Suaava... has three brothers, Siona, Mase and Israel, and two sisters, Martina and Macy... also considered University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Boston College and University of Hawai'i, but chose LMU because it was a great fit and she loved the campus... a sociology major.

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