Otani stunned the field and nearly walked away with the conference championship last week at the Pacific West Conference Men’s Golf tournament in Arizona. Listed as the Vulcans No. 4 player on their ladder, the Oʻahu native held the medalist lead for a stretch of the first round and again halfway through the final 18 holes. He finished in fourth place at one-over par, shooting 73-71-73, four shots behind the leader.
Senior first baseman Romo earns the UH Hilo Pepsi Athlete of the Week award after a thrilling series victory over Point Loma in San Diego. In Saturday’s third game of the series, the Glendora, Calif. native went 3-for-5, which included a game-clinching double down the left field line to bring home a run in the ninth in the 6-4 win. In the second game of the doubleheader, Romo drove in both of UH Hilo’s runs with another double in the 2-1 victory.
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