‘Iolani’s Oglivie nets another Gatorade honor

'Iolani junior Elena Oglivie is the Hawaii Gatorade girls volleyball player of the year for the second time. Dennis Oda / Honolulu Star-Advertiser.

‘Iolani junior outside hitter Elena Oglivie is the Hawaii Gatorade girls volleyball player of the year for the second time, the Gatorade Company announced this week.

Oglivie, who previously was named the Honolulu Star-Advertiser All-State player of the year, led the Red Raiders to the Division I state championship last fall, and had a state-final record 28 kills in an upset of Kamehameha.

Oglivie also earned the Gatorade Hawaii award during her freshman season.

The award recognizes outstanding athletic excellence, high standards of academic achievement and exemplary character demonstrated on and off the field.

In the 2018 season, the 5-foot-10 Oglivie had 499 kills and 332 digs to go with 37 blocks and 19 service aces, with a kill percentage of .379. So far in her high school career, she has 1,407 kills and 1,166 digs.

Oglivie, who has a 4.0 grade-point average, has volunteered with an elementary school literacy outreach program and has spends time as a youth volleyball coach and referee.

“Elena was crucial to her team’s success,” said Luis Ramirez, the coach of rival Maryknoll.

Recent Hawaii Gatorade girls volleyball players of the year

>> 2018: Elena Oglivie, ‘Iolani
>> 2017: Lexis Akeo, Kamehameha
>> 2016: Elena Oglivie, ‘Iolani
>> 2015: Bailey Choy, ‘Iolani
>> 2014: McKenna Granato, Punahou
>> 2013: Alohi Robins-Hardy, Kamehameha


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