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Hawaii Beat

By Star-Bulletin Staff

Tuesday, March 7, 2000

WAC honor for
Wahine’s Degen

University of Hawaii senior catcher Dana Degen was named the Western Athletic Conference Player of the Week for softball yesterday.

Degen hit .533, going 8-for-15, with two home runs as the Wahine went 2-3 at the NFCA Leadoff Classic in Columbus, Ga.

On Sunday, No. 19 Hawaii (8-5) was shut out by DePaul, 1-0, in the semifinal of the "Bronze Bracket.'' The Blue Demons scored the game's lone run in the bottom of the sixth on a Wahine error.

Wayne's world

Stanford pitcher Justin Wayne was selected as a national Player of the Week yesterday by Collegiate Baseball magazine.

Wayne, a 1997 Punahou graduate, is 5-0 this season with a 1.61 ERA.

He has won his last 15 decisions, and is 21-1 in his career.

Seasiders win in 13

The Brigham Young-Hawaii women's softball team scored two runs in the top of the 13th inning yesterday to defeat No. 7 Hawaii Pacific, 4-2, in a Pacific West Conference game at the HPU Windward Field.

Chaminade sweeps

Chaminade swept a Pacific West softball doubleheader from Hawaii-Hilo Sunday, 5-0 and 4-2, at Cartwright Field.

In the opener, Melissa Marquez tossed a two-hit shout then came back to earn the save in the second game.

The Silverswords improved to 8-10 overall, 5-3 in the PacWest. The Vulcans fell to 13-8, 6-4.

See line scores and results in
the [Scoreboard] section.

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