PROVO, Utah (HawaiiNewsNow) —The No. 15/19 University of Hawai'i softball team (32-4, 6-2 WAC) split a double header with BYU (24-11, 4-3 WAC) Saturday.
In game 1, UH's Stephanie Ricketts fired a one-hit shutout to to earn her 20th win of the season. She became the first UH pitcher to ever earn 20 wins in all four seasons of her career.
For Ricketts, it was her eighth shut out of the season and 31st of her career which moves her to within one shut out of tying Brooke Wilkins' UH career record of 32 set in 1995. She threw 7.0 innings with three walks and five strike outs for her second one-hit shutout of the season.
The Rainbow Wahine posted the first and only run of the game in the top of the sixth inning. With the bases loade, Alex Aguirre grounded out to the pitcher but not before scoring Kelly Majam from third for the 1-0 lead.
The UH win snapped BYU's 29-home game win streak that dated back to the 2010 season.