Rossi goes ‘walk off’ in Rainbow Wahine Thursday night split

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The University of Hawaii softball team extended their winning streak to three games Thursday night in dramatic fashion.

Freshman outfielder Britnee Rossi connected on a three run walk-off home run in the bottom of the seventh inning to give the Rainbow Wahine a 6-5 victory over Cleveland State in the first game of their Bank of Hawaii Classic doubleheader at the Rainbow Wahine Softball Stadium.

Rossi, finished the game 3-for-4 with four runs batted in and two runs scored.

The game winning home run was the first collegiate blast for the Hollister, California native.

Freshman pitcher Emily Klee earned the victory, after going 4.1 innings allowing two runs on six hits, relieving Dana Thomsen who left the game 2.2 innings. 

In the night cap of the double header, the Lady ‘Bows lost to fourth ranked Tennessee, 10-5.

The Rainbow Wahine are now 14-12 on the season.

The BOH Classic rolls on Friday with Hawaii facing North Dakota at 7:00pm 

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