UH softball wins Big West road opener at CSUN


Ashley Murphy (Courtesy Hawaii Athletics)

The University of Hawaii softball team won its Big West Conference road opener with a 5-1 win at Cal State Northridge on Friday afternoon.

Ashley Murphy tossed a complete game for the Rainbow Wahine (3-4, 3-1 Big West), keeping the CSUN bats in check by allowing six hits with three strikeouts, albeit with five walks.

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Ka’ena Keliinoi, Nawai Kaupe and Maya Nakamura each had two hits for the ‘Bows.

Eryka Gonzales took the loss for CSUN, which drops to 1-3.

The Matadors and Wahine will close the series with a doubleheader, which starts at 10 a.m. HST on Saturday.

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