University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo women’s soccer players Grace VerHage, Daelenn Tokunaga, Jodi Lillie and Teani Arakawa were named to 2022 United Soccer Coaches All-West Region Teams. VerHage and Tokunaga landed first team selections and Lillie and Arakawa were named to the second team.
VerHage tied for No. 1 in the PacWest Conference with 11 total goals, while ranking No. 2 in points (25).
Tokunaga finished tied at No. 1 in the PacWest with seven assists and ranked No. 3 in points (19).
Lillie started all 17 matches and helped the Vulcans’ defense post nine shutouts while contributing offensively with two goals scored—both game winners.
Arakawa had a late-season scoring onslaught on the way to finishing at No. 6 in the PacWest with 20 total points. She ranked No. 5 in goals.
UH reached a high of No. 6 in the weekly United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division II Poll during the fifth week of the season. The Vulcans began the season unranked before debuting at No. 17 in the week 2 poll. They remained ranked all season, ending with a final No. 8 ranking.
The Vulcans were undefeated in the regular season, and claimed the 2022 Pacific West Conference Championship title.
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