The Owls open play in The American Friday against first-year league foe and perennial power Wichita State.
Liberos Mia Heirakuji and Averi Salvador are from the same island.
Senior outside hitter Irem Asci had a double-double in Friday's win at McGonigle Hall.
Akiko Hatakeyama developed connections while playing professionally in Europe.
The Owls saw a mix of season highs and lows during three matches this weekend.
Janine Simmons played 17 games last year after starting 28 as a sophomore.
The Owls lost to the University of Maryland Baltimore County and tournament host University of Maryland on Saturday.
Senior outside hitter Izzy Rapacz led the Owls to a straight sets victory with a double-double.
The Owls open play on Friday against Northeastern University before matches against two Maryland schools.
The Owls have now lost four of their last five games after Wednesday's 73-59 loss to Connecticut at the Gampel Pavilion.