The 17th-ranked Hawaii softball team ran into a buzzsaw yesterday at Fresno State, losing a Western Athletic Conference doubleheader to the top-ranked Bulldogs, 7-4 and 12-0, and being held hitless in the 5-inning second game by left-hander Kristen Hunter.
Wahine lose two to
No. 1 Bulldogs
The Bulldogs (7-0, 3-0) chased UH first-game starter Kelly Gentle with five runs in the fourth inning.
Desiree Duran fared no better on the mound for the Wahine (10-5, 0-3) in the nightcap, being tagged for 10 runs and 11 hits in 22/3 innings. The game was called after Hawaii batted in the fifth because of the 10-run rule.
UH TEAM WINS TENNIS TITLE: The Hawaii men's white tennis team edged Hawaii Pacific, 3-2, yesterday in the championship match of the City Intercollegiate Tournament on the UH courts.
Jakob Nilsson of UH White beat fellow Swede Filip Meyer of HPU, 7-5, 6-1, in the deciding singles match.
DIVING SHOW REVAMPED: Hawaiian Diving Adventures will begin its third season on Oceanic cable 16 this month with the addition of hosts Henry Ayau and Katherine Nichols and noted chef Russell Siu.
Cal Hirai, the show's producer, videographer and editor, announced that Ayau will narrate and be a hands-on host of most diving segments. Nichols, a two-time Tinman Triathlon winner, will co-produce, write and host the trek segments. Siu, of 3660 On the Rise, will prepare and cook fish caught during the diving segments.
Hawaiian Diving Adventures, shown in Hawaii six nights a week, will begin broadcasting on the Outdoor Channel in the Spring.