POSTED: 06:45 p.m. HST, Mar 04, 2013
LAST UPDATED: 06:46 p.m. HST, Mar 04, 2013
UNLV handed Hawaii its worst loss in four years, pounding out 18 hits for the second straight day to hammer the Rainbows, 14-1, on Monday at Wilson Stadium in Las Vegas.
Joey Armstrong cleared the bases with a double during a nine-run sixth inning in which UNLV sent 14 men to the plate.
Matt Cooper (0-2) allowed four runs on eight hits in five innings with three walks and six strikeouts to take the loss for Hawaii (1-12).
UNLV (10-3) rocked sophomore reliever Lawrence Chew for seven runs on five hits in 2/3 innings.
Pi'ikea Kitamura and Andre Real had two hits for Hawaii, which returns home to host Gonzaga for the first of a five-game series on Friday.
UNLV outscored Hawaii 26-5 in two games.
UH lost by at least 13 runs for the first time since a 17-2 defeat to Arizona State in April of 2009.