HONOLULU – It wasn't pretty, but it was effective. The Rainbow Wahine basketball team again used a hard-nosed defensive effort to propel themselves to victory, beating UC Irvine 56-46 at the Stan Sheriff Center.
Ashleigh Karaitiana led the way with 16 points and 3 steals. Laura Beeman's club improved to 2-1 in Big West play with the win.
Kamilah Martin's stat line embodied the effort: 12 rebounds, but only 8 points on one made field goal.