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UH soccer falls at Saint Mary’s

The Hawaii soccer team managed just three shots in a 3-0 loss to Saint Mary’s in Moraga, Calif., yesterday.

UH (2-5) dropped its second straight after falling 8-1 at No. 21 California on Sunday, the most goals surrendered in program history.

Sara Ives scored just before halftime for the Gaels (5-0), who added scores by Jordan Marada and Brianna Campos in the 59th and 73rd minutes.

UH coach Pinsoom Tenzing felt the team lost the game at midfield by giving away too many balls.

"We have two weeks to work on (scoring), and we certainly will," he said. "We’re having a hard time creating offense."

The Rainbow Wahine were shut out for the third time this season.

UH next plays Washington State at home on Sept. 17 in the Outrigger Hotels and Resorts Soccer Classic.

Thornquist gets volleyball honor

Hawaii-Hilo junior Rachael Thornquist was named the PacWest Volleyball Player of the Week yesterday following the first week of play.

The junior outside hitter led all PacWest hitters with a .405 percentage, posting 43 kills in 84 attempts in leading the Vulcans to a 3-1 record.

UHH’s Kawena Cubi-Otineru, Hillary-Lucy Hurley and Katie Swenson made the weekly honor roll, as did BYU-Hawaii’s Julia Aika Becker and HPU’s Pihana Kea, Kyra Pelayo and Brittney Wood.

Aspnas top runner of week

Hawaii Pacific senior Frida Aspnas earned the first PacWest Women’s Cross Country Runner of the Week award of the season yesterday.

Aspnas, of Norrkoping, Sweden, finished third overall and first among HPU runners at the Sand Island Invite in Honolulu with a time of 17 minutes, 37 seconds.

Sea Warriors teammates Kim Kuhnert, Melody Papali’i and Jamie Torres were named to the weekly honor roll.


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