The University of Hawai’i softball team (16-10) shut down Harvard 7-0 on Day Two of the Hawaii Pacific Health Rainbow Wahine Classic. Hawai’i out-hit the Crimson 14-to-4 while UH starter Brittany Hitchcock fired her fifth complete game shutout of the season on Wednesday night at the Rainbow Wahine Softball Stadium.
Hitchcock threw a four-hitter with no walks and 10 strikeouts and faced just 25 batters in the game. Two runners reached second base, but none reached third. It was Hitchcock’s second-straight start with double-digit strikeouts and her second-straight complete game shutout. She improved to 9-6 this season.
Hawai’i erupted for three runs in the third. Bree Soma led off the frame with a single through the rightside of the infield. She then stole second and moved to third on a ground out by Laura Jaquez. Jordian Hicks followed by drilling a double to the right-centerfield gap to drive Soma. Danielle Garcielita then hit an infield single to short to put runners at…
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