The University of Hawaii soccer team was edged by Cal Poly 2-1 in the first round of the Big West Conference tournament on Sunday.

Cal Poly took a 2-0 lead at halftime after Emily Lieber scored in the first minute and Peja Balanon scored in the 39th.

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Mia Foster scored in the 67th minute to spark UH, but the Rainbow Wahine could not get the elusive second goal.

Cal Poly 8-7-3

The Rainbow Wahine, who fell to the Mustangs on senior night last week, end their season at 5-8-3. Cal Poly, meanwhile, marches on to the conference semifinals at 9-7-3.

Sunday was Hawaii’s second Big West Conference tournament game as a program and first since 2019.