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Rainbow Wahine capture Big West tennis title

By Jason Kaneshiro on April 23, 2017

The University of Hawaii women’s tennis team completed an undefeated run through the Big West regular-season schedule with a 4-0 win over Cal State Fullerton on Sunday in Fullerton, Calif. The Rainbow Wahine had clinched at least a share of the regular-season title and claimed its first Big West crown outright with Sunday’s sweep. UH (14-6, 8-0 Big West) will be the top seed in the conference tournament, which runs Thursday to Sunday in Indian Wells, Calif. The Wahine face […]

Nguyen to face Clemson’s Gumulya at NCAAs

By Jason Kaneshiro on May 19, 2015

The draw for the NCAA Women’s Tennis Singles Championship was released on Tuesday and Rainbow Wahine sophomore Cindy Nguyen will face Clemson senior Beatrice Gumulya in the first round at 8 a.m. (Hawaii time) Wednesday at Baylor’s Hurd Tennis Center. Nguyen, the Big West Player of the Year, is making her second appearance in the NCAA tournament ranked 95th by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association. She takes a 15-3 record and a seven-match winning streak into the first-round match. Gumulya, from […]

Big win for Rainbow Wahine tennis team

By Jason Kaneshiro on January 14, 2015

Paulina Petriskova knew all eyes were on her court in the decisive match of a duel with a nationally ranked opponent. But with players and coaches from Kentucky and her Hawaii teammates crowding around the fence, the increased attention didn’t add to the tension of the moment. “It gives me more energy to fight and it just shows me the whole team really cares about me because we play for the team not individual winning,” Petriskova said Petriskova indeed delivered […]