Rainbow Wahine lose Big West opener vs. Titans

The Maui News

The University of Hawaii women’s basketball team dropped to 4-10 on the season after a 72-68 loss to Cal State Fullerton on Saturday in Fullerton, Calif.

Amy Atwell hit four 3-pointers and finished with 25 points off the bench for the Rainbow Wahine, who were playing their Big West Conference opener. Lauren Rewers added 10 points, but Makenna Woodfolk was limited to four points on 2-of-7 shooting.

UH took its first lead of the game at 52-50 on an Atwell layup with 8:35 left in the game. The Rainbow Wahine led by as many as five points before Cal State Fullerton rallied.

Raina Perez had 23 points to lead the Titans (9-5, 1-0 Big West). Jade Vega added 17 points, Daeja Smith added 13 and Amiee Book had 11.

Hawaii hosts UC Davis next Saturday.