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The Honolulu Advertiser

Posted on: Tuesday, April 12, 2005

Rainbow Wahine softball tops Tulsa

Advertiser Staff

Melissa Coogan pitched a six-hitter as the University of Hawai'i defeated Tulsa, 3-0, yesterday in a Western Athletic Conference softball game at Tulsa, Okla.

Coogan struck out four and walked two as the Rainbow Wahine (21-20, 2-5 WAC) beat the Golden Hurricane (21-23, 2-2).

Hawai'i catcher Denise Dahlberg batted 2 for 4, including a two-run triple, and Kaulana Gould added an RBI single.


Hawai'i-Hilo splits

Britni Rodriguez pitched a six-hitter as Hawai'i-Hilo beat Montana State-Billings, 2-0, yesterday in the first game of a Pacific West Conference doubleheader at Billings, Mont.

The Yellowjackets (26-12, 9-5 PacWest) beat the Vulcans (29-9, 14-4) in the second game, 9-8.

Rodriguez, a freshman from Yorba Linda, Calif., struck out six and did not walk a batter. Meghan Jost hit her sixth homer of the season, a solo shot in the second, for Hilo.

Lisa Jackson had three hits and two RBIs, and Charity Senas added two hits and two RBIs for the Vulcans in the second game.


Rolles third in Saipan

Ingrid Rolles, a first-year pro triathlete from Honolulu, placed third in her division Saturday in the XTERRA Saipan Championship.

Rolles finished the 1.5K swim, 30K mountain bike ride and 12K trail run in 3 hours, 20 minutes, 34 seconds. She placed 14th overall and won $1,200 against a field that included triathletes from 11 countries.

Rolles, who is originally from South Africa, won the XTERRA World Amateur Championship last October.


More 'Bows in pros

Four other former University of Hawai'i players also are affiliated with Major League teams who weren't mentioned in Sunday's list.

Right-handed pitcher Mark Johnson (1994-96) is with the Double-A Eastern League Erie Seawolves (Detroit Tigers); outfielder Patrick Scalabrini (2000-01) is with the High-A Carolina League Frederick Keys (Baltimore Orioles); and outfielder Craig Johnson (2002) is with the Low-A Midwest League Fort Wayne Wizards (San Diego Padres).

Right-handed Will Quaglieri (2001-02) is in extended spring training, according to the New York Mets minor league office. He transferred out of UH to Loyola Marymount.

Craig Johnson redshirted the 2001 season and was 0 for 4 in 2002 in his brief stint with UH. He transferred to Sacramento State.