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Freshmen contribute to opening-night sweep

by Jason Kaneshiro on February 10, 2017

Playing in familiar surroundings, Chardonnay Pantastico made a smooth transition from orange and black to green and white on Thursday. An All-State shortstop at Campbell, the Hawaii freshman started in right field in her collegiate debut at Rainbow Wahine Softball Stadium. After going 0-for-2 against Sacramento State in the first game of UH’s season-opening Paradise […]

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UH voted fifth in Big West softball poll

by Jason Kaneshiro on February 1, 2017

Big West softball coaches voted Hawaii fifth in the conference’s preseason poll released on Wednesday. The Rainbow Wahine open the season Feb. 9 with a Paradise Classic doubleheader against Sacramento State and Boise State. UH will also face Oregon State and UAB in the three-day tournament. A young Rainbow Wahine team went 24-30 overall last […]

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Rainbow Wahine start countdown to opening day

by Jason Kaneshiro on January 12, 2017

Even with opening day still four weeks away, Kanani Aina Cabrales can sense the clock ticking. “I’ve really thought about it this semester, that this will be my last semester playing college softball with all my girls and I just feel I need to give it 100 percent with every pitch, every swing and every […]

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Busy weekend on deck for UH softball

by Jason Kaneshiro on November 4, 2016

Right from the start, the Rainbow Wahine softball team’s lineup will have a new look to open its fall exhibition schedule. UH coach Bob Coolen plans to turn in a lineup card with five newcomers in the batting order when the Wahine open the two-day Kama’aina Tournament Friday with a doubleheader against Chaminade and BYU-Hawaii […]

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UH announces 2017 softball schedule

by Jason Kaneshiro on October 21, 2016

Eight teams that played in the NCAA tournament last spring highlight the University of Hawaii softball team’s 2017 schedule. The Rainbow Wahine open their 56-game regular season schedule — which includes 39 home games — with a Feb. 9 doubleheader against Sacramento State and Boise State in the Hawaii Paradise Classic. UH will host five […]

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Rainbow Wahine open fall practice

by Jason Kaneshiro on October 10, 2016

Just about year ago, Nicole Lopez was one of the promising freshmen stepping onto Rainbow Wahine Softball Stadium’s dirt infield for her first Division I practice. On Monday, she was one of the returnees eager to welcome another group of newcomers to the field. “Pretty stoked actually,” Lopez said of the opening day of fall […]

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Transfers bolster Wahine softball roster

by Jason Kaneshiro on September 20, 2016

With the additions of six freshmen and five transfers, newcomers make up nearly half of the Rainbow Wahine softball team’s 24-player roster going into fall practice. The Wahine signed six freshmen last fall in catcher/shortstop Callee Heen, infielders Laura Jaquez, Chardonnay Pantastico and Angelique “Cheeks” Ramos, outfielder Bree Soma and right-handed pitcher Briana Wheeler. The […]

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Wahine softball fall schedule set

by Jason Kaneshiro on September 9, 2016

The Rainbow Wahine softball team’s fall practice schedule will again be headlined in early November by the two-day Kama’aina Tournament, which includes the alumnae game this year. BYU-Hawaii and Chaminade will both play three games in the tournament set for Nov. 4 and 5 while UH is scheduled to play five games in two days. […]

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Hitchcock throws one-hitter for Puerto Rico

by Jason Kaneshiro on July 17, 2016

Rainbow Wahine junior Brittany Hitchcock held Ecuador to one hit in Puerto Rico’s 7-0 win in five innings on Sunday in the WBSC Women’s Softball World Championship in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada. Hitchcock struck out seven and walked none in the complete-game victory. She retired the first 13 batters she faced before giving up a […]

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UH represented at softball world championship

by Jason Kaneshiro on July 13, 2016

The Rainbow Wahine softball program will be prominently represented in the World Baseball Softball Confederation 15th Women’s World Softball Championship in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada. UH junior Brittany Hitchcock is pitching for Puerto Rico again this summer and Australia’s roster includes five former Rainbow Wahine standouts. Australia is ranked third in the 31-nation field and […]

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