HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The University of Hawai’i baseball team fell in both games of their doubleheader against Iowa at Les Murakami Stadium on Saturday.
The Warriors (2-5) lost in game one 10-8 and game two 6-4. In the first game of the afternoon UH came out hot, jumping out to a 7-3 lead through the first three innings.
Alex Baeza and Ethan Lopez got the scoring started in the first, by racking up back-to-back RBI singles. But the visiting Hawkeyes would answer, scoring three runs in the top of the third to take the lead. UH would fight back picking up five runs in the third inning, including two off a double by Tyler Best.
The score was tied at 7-7 until the seventh inning Iowa scored on a RBI double and two RBI singles o take a 10-7 lead. UH’s Logan Poulsen’s bombed a solo home run in the ninth to cut into the lead but it wouldn’t be enough. Calvin Turchin took the loss for the Warriors going 3.1 innings allowing three runs on five hits.
For a complete wrap-up from game 2 click here: https://hawaiiathletics.com/news/2019/2/24/baseball-falls-to-iowa-in-doubleheader.aspx