HONOLULU—The Rainbow Wahine softball team won the game, but lost their ace. Kaia Parnaby was struck by a comebacker in the face in the 4th inning against Long Beach State and had to leave the game.
Her teammates didn't let her down, as they beat the 49ers 7-4. Loie Kesterson earned the win in relief.
Kayla Wartner went 2-4 at the plate with an RBI. Jessica Iwata hit a 2-run home run for UH.
Bob Coolen's crew is now 38-8 overall, 15-1 in the conference.