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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Thursday, January 28, 2010

Rainbow Wahine softball picked to finish third in WAC

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The University of Hawai‘i softball team has been picked to finish third in the preseason Western Athletic Conference poll.

Fresno State sits atop the poll, followed by Nevada.

Hawai‘i's Stephanie Ricketts and Amanda Taualii were selected to the 2010 preseason All-WAC team as voted by the conference's coaches.


Rank Team (first-place votes) Points
1 Fresno State (6) 48
2 Nevada (1) 41
3 Hawai‘i 34
4 New Mexico State (1) 29
5 Louisiana Tech 28
6 San Jose State 19
7 Boise State 18
8 Utah State 7


Player School Pos. Yr.
Kylie Bassett Louisiana Tech 1B Sr.
Sam Bias Nevada 3B Sr.
Kathy Cox Boise State 3B Sr.
Haley Gilleland Fresno State SS Jr.
Katie Holverson Nevada P Sr.
Tiare Jennings New Mexico State OF So.
Morgan Melloh Fresno State P Jr.
Noelle Micka Nevada C Jr.
Hoku Nohara New Mexico State 1B Jr.
Angie Ortega New Mexico State OF Sr.
Stephanie Ricketts Hawai’i P So.
Amanda Tauali’i Hawai’i 1B Sr.

Amberly Waits Louisiana Tech SS Sr.

Player of the Year
Amberly Waits, Sr., Louisiana Tech

Pitcher of the Year
Morgan Melloh, Jr., Fresno State