UH-Hilo’s volleyball players Bria Beale, Ashton Jessee, and Alexandria Parisian hit it big on Oahu on Sunday.
Perhaps one squad scored even bigger: the Vulcans women’s soccer team.
UHH didn’t just find the back of the net, it found it in bunches, beating Hawaii Pacific 4-0 behind Daeleen Tokunaga’s two goals at Waipahu Peninsula Soccer Stadium.
Filippa Graneld and Nanea Wall also scored for the Vulcans (2-2).
The Vulcans outshot the Sharks (1-2) 20-4. UHH was held to two goals over its first three matches, but Tokunaga now has three on the season, and Graneld has two.
UHH next plays Chaminade (1-1) on Thursday at the Saint Louis field on Oahu.
As for the volleyball match at McCabe Gym, UHH swept Montana State Billings 25-20, 25-19, 25-14 to finish the three-day tourney with a 3-1 record.
The senior trio of Beale (14 kills), Jessee (11 kills) and Parisian (10 kills) led the way for the Vulcans, who hit .312 and outdug the Yellowjackets 64-42.
Tani Hoke had 16 digs, setter Kendall Kott added 12 digs, Beale had 11 for a double-double, and Parisian had 10 for a double-double.
Bayli Monck had 14 kills and hit .500 for the Yellowjackets (0-4), who hit .165.
UHH next plays Chaminade (4-0) on Saturday at McCabe Gym, followed by Hawaii Pacific (1-7) on Sunday at The Shark Tank.
In golf, UH-Hilo’s Keith Ing fired a 1-over 73 in the first round of the Hawaii Pacific Shootout at Pearl Country Club to trail HPU’s Keith Okada, who shot a par 72.
UHH’s Nick Gomez is tied for fifth after a 4-over 76, while Dustin Franko, Ethan Hironaga, and Junghwan Lee are tied for 13th after a 9-over 81.
Hawaii Pacific is in first place after an 11-over, UH-Manoa is second after a 14-over, UHH is third after a 21-over, and Chaminade is last after a 54-over.
The second and final round concludes on Monday.
The women’s scores were not available.