The University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo athletics department improvement in the 2018–19 Pacific West Conference’s Commissioner Cup can be measured in leaps and bounds. The Vulcans finished 6th of 12 teams this year, their best positioning in 10 years.
UH Hilo had been 12th of 14 teams the last two years, and were 11th in 2015–16.
The Commissioner’s Cup is based on the best overall performances of all the teams in that academic year. Four Vulcan teams finished in second place in the PacWest this year—women’s soccer, men’s tennis, softball and baseball. The volleyball squad tied for third and the men’s golf team finished fourth in the PacWest Championships.
“I am incredibly pleased with the athletic competitiveness and progress we have made to date,” said UH Hilo Athletic Director Patrick Guillen. “To be in the top half of one, if not the strongest NCAA For more go to the UH Hilo Athletics Department website.