Hitchcock leads Wahine to victory over UC Riverside

Hitchcock leads Wahine to victory over UC Riverside
Courtesy: Hawaii Athletics

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The Rainbow Wahine softball team took down UC Riverside 2-0 Friday evening at the Rainbow Wahine Softball Stadium thanks to a shutout from Brittany Hitchcock.

Hitchcock improved to 15-7 overall and 7-2 in conference, striking out four batters in the win.

Brittnee Rossi launched a solo home run over the leftfield fence to put the ‘Bows up early, followed by a Nicole Lopez run after Alyssa Sojka drove her home on a single.

UC Riverside starting pitcher Melanie Olmos threw the first 4.1 innings, allowing two runs on five hits with a walk and two strikeouts.

The two teams will square off in a series ending doubleheader on Saturday beginning at 2:00 p.m. HT at the Rainbow Wahine Softball Stadium.

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