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February 18th, 2013

The Warriors still are in pursuit of a punter to succeed Alex Dunnachie, but they remain confident that versatile Scott Harding can handle those duties again.

Harding was the punter during Dunnachie's three-game suspension last year. He befuddled returners with his rugby-styled punts. Harding is ambidextrous.

The concern is that if the Warriors are backed near their goal line, they would like to have a punter who can boom it across midfield.

Harding also can be used at holder, although the preference would be to assign those duties to a backup quarterback. Cayman Shutter was last year's holder. He has completed his UH eligibility and is hopeful of landing a spot on a CFL roster.

Brian Hittner is expected to be the long-snapper.

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Another big match for the volleyball Warriors. They face new No. 1 UC Irvine tonight. Here are the rankings:

1. UC Irvine

2. BYU

3. Long Beach State

4. Pepperdine

5. Stanford

6. Ohio State


8. Cal State Northridge

T-9. Penn State


11. Hawaii

12. Lewis

13. California Baptist

14. Pacific

15. Harvard

The Warriors currently are eighth in the MPSF. The top eight teams qualify for the MPSF  playoffs.

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