SACRAMENTO, Calif. - The University of Hawaii baseball team lost to Sacramento State 10-2 on Sunday, getting swept by the Hornets in the three-game Western Athletic Conference series.
The Rainbows (28-21, 8-7 WAC) allowed 10 runs for the second straight day. Scott Squier (3-4) received the loss, pitching two-plus innings and surrendering three runs on five hits with two strikeouts. Brennan Leitao (6-4) allowed two runs on 10 hits in picking up the win for the Hornets (29-23, 11-7).
Max Duval had a pair of hits including a double for UH. Trevor Podratz hit a home run in the fourth inning, Piikea Kitamura had one hit and one RBI, and Stephen Ventimilia added one hit and one run.
Derrick Chung led Sac State with three hits and added two RBIs, two runs scored and a home run. Trevor Paine and Justin Higley also were a thorn in the Rainbows' side. Both homered with Higley adding a triple and Paine a double. Each hit 2-for-4 with two runs and two RBIs.
Hawaii ends its road trip with a game today at UC Davis before returning home for a three-game season-ending series against conference-leading Nevada.
The WAC tournament is scheduled for May 23-27 in Mesa, Ariz.