University of Hawaii senior catcher Dana Degen was named the Western Athletic Conference Player of the Week for softball yesterday.
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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 worldStanford 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 13The 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 sweepsChaminade 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.