During a 10-day surge, the nine UH assistant coaches evaluated players from more than 720 schools on the mainland and in Australia.
Multiply that amount by the number of college prospects at each school and, well, it will be a busy upcoming week for the UH coaches when they meet to update their recruiting lists.
The assistant coaches should all be back in Manoa by tomorrow.
This coming week they will begin the second round of visiting every football-playing high school in Hawaii.
The evaluation period runs through the end of this month.
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It was nice to see Jim Donovan, who visited the Les Murakami Stadium press box last night.
Donovan, who is Cal State Fullerton’s athletic director, planned his vacation to coincide with this weekend’s baseball series between CSF and UH.
Last night’s visit was a full-circle moment for Donovan. He was the first manager of Rainbow Stadium. He also sat in for an inning each on the OC Sports telecast and ESPN 1420 broadcast. Remember when Donovan served as a color analyst for KFVE’s football telecasts along with Jim Leahey? Ah, memories …