Wahine basketball returns to court in 54-52 victory over Cal State Fullerton
HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - For the first time in over a month, the University of Hawaii women’s basketball team took the court, downing Cal State Fullerton 54-52 on Saturday evening.
In their Big West Conference opener, the Wahine moved to 4-6 overall after their come from behind win at SimpliFi Arena at Stan Sheriff Center.
The ‘Bows only dressed nine players against the Titans due to injuries and COVID-19 issues within the program.
After trailing all of the first half, Hawaii found their rhythm in the third quarter going on a 9-0 run, carrying it into the final quarter where they would drain their final three shots from the field to take the win.
Senior Amy Atwell recorded a double double with a game-high 20 points and a career-high 12 rebounds.
On the other side of the court, ‘Iolani graduate Lily Wahinekapu notched a team-high nine points and five rebounds.
Hawaii heads back to the mainland next week to take on UC San Diego and UC Irvine.
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