Honolulu, HI – In the conference opener the Lady Sea Warriors defeated Notre Dame de Namur 74-66. HPU is now 7-3 and 1-0 in the Pac West; conversely NDNU falls to 6-7 and 3-1 in the conference.
HPU turned in a group effort, with four players posting double figures. HPU's leading scorer was again junior Mana Hopkins, who dropped 18 points, all in the second half. Senior Courtney Buster registered a double-double with 12 points and 10 rebounds and a game-high two blocks.
Junior Taiyande Huskey added 12 points for HPU, while Sophomore Melody Ladrido poured in 10, including 2-3 from three point land.
HPU next will take on Academy of Art on Wednesday January 12 at the Neil S. Blaisdell Center. Tip time is set for 5:30 p.m.