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New Hawaii baseball coach Rich Hill has passion for game, the ocean

  • ASSOCIATED PRESS / 2013
                                Rich Hill, right, talked to his team during an NCAA regional game in Los Angeles on May 31, 2013. Two years ago, Hill completed the Maui 2 Molokai Challenge and called the experience “magical.”

    ASSOCIATED PRESS / 2013

    Rich Hill, right, talked to his team during an NCAA regional game in Los Angeles on May 31, 2013. Two years ago, Hill completed the Maui 2 Molokai Challenge and called the experience “magical.”

There is no doubt the new University of Hawaii baseball coach is a stand-up guy. Two years ago, Rich Hill competed in the Maui 2 Molokai Challenge, a stand-up paddleboard competition spanning 27 miles. It took Hill about 51⁄2 hours to navigate the downwind course across the Pailolo Channel. Read more

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