The Hawai'i baseball team faced an 8-2 loss to UC Santa Barbara in the series opener, unable to recover from a challenging second inning where the Gauchos scored six runs.

By the Numbers
  • Randy Abshier delivered 5.1 innings, allowing six runs while striking out four and walking one.
  • Matthew Miura hit a home run in the fourth inning, his first in college, while Jake Tsukada contributed with an RBI single.
  • Four players had two-hit games: Miura, Tsukada, Duarte, and Miyao.
State of Play
  • The Rainbow Warriors are set to continue their series with UC Santa Barbara the following day, although weather conditions might impact the schedule.
  • Jordan Donahue extended his hitting streak to 14 games during the game.
Bottom Line

The Hawai'i baseball team struggled to recover from a challenging second inning, ultimately falling to UC Santa Barbara 8-2 in the series opener.