Pack Fall In 7-Innings At Hawai`i 13-3

Honolulu, Hawaii The University of Nevada(21-16, 8-6 WAC) baseball team lost the first game of a Western Athletic Conference doubleheader to the University of Hawai`i(18-21, 10-8 WAC) 13-3 in 7-innings at Les Murakami Stadium in Honolulu, Hawai`i Saturday afternoon.  The loss dropped the Wolf Pack to 21-16 on the season and 8-6 in conference play while the Rainbows improved to 18-21 overall and 10-8 in WAC action.


Leading 11-3 UH scored twice in the bottom of the seventh to win by the WAC’s 10-run rule 13-3.  The Rainbows used the big inning to score the victory with four runs in the second and third innings then tallied three in the sixth and the final two in the seventh.


The Pack got their runs in the second inning on a two-RBI single from third baseman Jason Rodriguez and he delivered again in the fifth with an RBI single to account for all three of the team’s runs.


Nevada starter Kyle Howe(5-1) struggled with his control pitching just two innings and allowed six runs on five hits while walking five to suffer his first loss of the season.  Nicholas Rhodes(3-4) allowed just the three runs on five hits in pitching a complete game for UH.


Rodriguez(2-for-3,3RBI) was the entire offense for the Pack with his two hits and three RBI.  Nevada totaled just five hits in the game.


UH was led by center fielder Brandon Haislet(3-for-4,2R,4RBI) and second baseman Greg Garcia(3-for-3,2R,2RBI) who finished with three hits each.  Haislet drove in a game-high four.






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