Robinson, UH blank Florida Atlantic
Kate Robinson scattered five hits in a complete-game victory as No. 14 Hawaii shut out Florida Atlantic 6-0 yesterday in the Palm Springs (Calif.) Softball Classic at Yankee Field.
Robinson also went 3-for-4 and drove in two runs for the Rainbow Wahine (6-1). Third baseman Claire Warwick also had a pair of RBI for Hawaii, which will face Michigan State and No. 11 UCLA today.
Another gold for Berry at WAC swims
Hawaii's Emma Berry won her second gold medal of the Western Athletic Conference swimming and diving championships yesterday in San Antonio, helping the Rainbow Wahine remain in third place with one day remaining.
Berry, who won the 500 free Thursday, took the 200 free yesterday in an NCAA provisional time of 1 minute, 48.08 seconds.
Hawaii (383 points) trails Nevada (499) and Northern Arizona (433) in the eight-team meet.
Irons wins Quiksilver Pro heat
Kauai's Bruce Irons won his Round 1 heat yesterday, the only Hawaii surfer to do so yesterday at the Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast off Queensland, Australia.
Kauai's Roy Powers was third in Irons' heat and will move to Round 2 while Irons has a bye into Round 3.
Hawaii's Pancho Sullivan and Andy Irons both finished second in their respective Round 1 heats.
UH's Kobuch earns ranking
Hawaii sophomore Sophie Kobuch is No. 67 nationally in singles according to this week's Intercollegiate Tennis Association rankings.
UH's match at San Diego State was postponed yesterday and rescheduled for this morning. The Wahine are at UC San Diego tomorrow.
Warriors finish 19th in Burns golf
Hawaii placed 19th as the John A. Burns Intercollegiate men's golf tournament concluded yesterday at the Leilehua Golf Course.
The Warriors finished at 874, well behind champion Auburn (820). The Tigers broke the tournament record by three strokes and were 11 strokes better than runner-up Texas A&M.
Cal's Stephen Hale earned medalist honors with a 15-under 201, two strokes ahead of Texas A&M's Bronson Burgoon and UTEP's Herbert Day. Kyle Walters (216) was the top UH golfer, finishing tied for 54th.
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Jayhawks top Vulcans in baseball
Former Iolani standout Wally Marciel tossed a five-hitter over six innings in picking up the victory as Kansas edged Hawaii-Hilo 2-1 in a nonconference baseball game at Simmons Field in Kailua-Kona yesterday.
The Jayhawks (1-0) scored the winning run with two outs in the top of the sixth on Buck Afenir's RBI-single to center. The Vulcans (1-3) took a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the third when Thomas Brown singled to right to bring in Keoni Manago from second.
Kansas tied it in the fourth on Ryne Price's run-scoring double. Marciel struck out four and walked one.