HONOLULU -- The University of Hawai`i Rainbow baseball team (13-22, 2-7 WAC) the University of Nevada Wolf Pack (16-16, 4-5 WAC) at the Les Murakami Stadium Saturday afternoon. The ticketed attendance for the game was 2,370 with Bryan Johnson (3-2) picking up the win. Aaron Pribble (2-3) got the loss for Hawai`i.
The Wolf Pack first got on the board in the second inning, when Erick Streelman drove in two runs on a double. But the Rainbows answered back as Arthur Guillen hit a ground-rule double to score one run in the bottom of the second.
The Wolf Pack added to their lead with a run in the top of the fifth before Hawai`i took their first lead of the game in the bottom of the inning when the 'Bows got three runs driven in by Tim Montgomery and Brian Bock.
Nevada was able to tie the game in the seventh before taking the lead on a two-out home run by Carlos Madrid in the top of the eighth.
Guillen led the 'Bows with a 2-for-4 performance with a double and an RBI. Brian Bock added a 1-for-3 day with two RBI. Ricky Bauer pitched well in his first WAC start, going 6.1 innings, giving up four runs while striking out six.
The Rainbows will now go on their longest road trip of the year, heading to Ruston, La., and Houston, Texas, for two three-game series with Louisiana Tech and Rice. The team will leave on Wednesday, April 10, and will play their first game of the Louisiana Tech series on Saturday, April 13, with a 1 p.m. CST start time.