Hawaii splits at Spring Fling
The University of Hawaii softball team split two games at the Chevron Spring Fling Tournament last night.
The 16th-ranked Rainbow Wahine topped Texas Tech 4-1 in the first game.
Kate Robinson hit a two-run homer to left in the first inning and Jessica Morton went the distance, scattering four hits and striking out three.
In the final game of the night, the Wahine fell to North Carolina, 5-1. Robinson managed the Wahine's only two hits -- including a sixth-inning solo shot -- off North Carolina's Danielle Spaulding.
Vercruyssen to Pac Rim championships
Nani Vercruyssen was selected to represent the United States in the Pacific Rim Gymnastics Championships March 29 and 30 in San Jose, Calif.
Vercruyssen, 16, who attends Roosevelt, is a nine-time junior national champion and three-time age group world champion. She trains at Hawaii Academy in Honolulu.
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Vulcans split with Argos
UH-Hilo split a doubleheader with Notre Dame de Namur in a PacWest softball game yesterday in Hilo.
The Vulcans' Christina Pedroza went the distance for Hilo in the first game, scattering five Argo hits.
Tara Van Meter's walk-off three-run home run in the bottom of the seventh inning led the Argos (13-14, 5-3 PacWest) to a 3-0 win in the second game.
Sipau Lee-Noa doubled for the Vulcans (5-5, 4-4).
Sea Warriors split with Patten
Hawaii Pacific earned a split in a doubleheader against Patten University in men's baseball yesterday at Hans L'Orange Field.
The Sea Warriors dropped a 5-2 decision in the first game as Danny Lee went 3-for-4 with a double.
The Sea Warriors (18-7) rebounded to take the nightcap, 9-5.
Vulcans fall to Emory
UH-Hilo dropped a 5-4 tennis match to fourth-ranked NCAA Division III Emory University yesterday in Hilo.
Eve Castaing, Nicole Campbell and Justine Abella won singles matches for the Vulcans.
Campbell and Susan Souksavath won in doubles.