Rainbow Wahine lose to Gaels in WNIT first round

The Maui News

The University of Hawaii women’s basketball team saw its season come to an end Friday with a 67-43 loss to Saint Mary’s in Moraga, Calif.

Amy Atwell scored 12 points to lead the Rainbow Wahine, who finish with a 15-17 record.

UH led 15-14 after the first quarter, but the Gaels (21-11) outscored the Rainbow Wahine 40-14 over the next two quarters to pull away.

Hawaii shot just 25 percent (15-of-60) from the field compared to 47.3 percent for Saint Mary’s.

Taycee Wedin had 17 points to lead the Gaels. Megan McKay added 16 points, eight rebounds and three of Saint Mary’s seven blocks.