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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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Lopez nabs All-Big West freshman honors

by Jason Kaneshiro on May 18, 2016

UH third baseman Nicole Lopez earned three all-conference distinctions to cap her first season with the Rainbow Wahine. The Big West announced its postseason awards on Wednesday and Lopez was named Freshman Field Player of the Year. The Mid-Pacific graduate was also named honorable mention All-Big West and earned a spot on the All-Freshman team. […]

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Wahine extend senior day traditions

by Jason Kaneshiro on May 9, 2016

Before the Rainbow Wahine softball team’s seniors were honored in customarily festive fashion, freshman Nicole Lopez extended another senior day tradition. Lopez’s home run in the bottom of the eighth inning gave UH a 1-0 win over Cal Poly on Saturday and stretched UH’s streak of wins in its home finale to 13. The Wahine […]

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Rainbow Wahine set for Senior Day

by Jason Kaneshiro on May 7, 2016

Five Hawaii seniors will make their final appearances at home today when the Rainbow Wahine face Cal Poly in a Big West doubleheader. Keiki Carlos, Tayana Mata, Sarah McAndrew, Dori Ann Sugai and Kiani Wong will be honored after the finale of the 2 p.m. doubleheader at Rainbow Wahine Softball Stadium. “I don’t think this […]

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