It seemed like a return to normal for the Chaminade University Silverswords softball squad.
After having faced only Hawaiian-based opponents for the past 23 months, The Silverswords met their first mainland opponent since March 10, 2020. The Silverswords split a doubleheader against the Corban University Warriors. The games took place at Sand Island Park’s Maryknoll Field.
Jaeda Cabunoc threw a one-hit performance in only her second career collegiate start. The Chaminade ‘Swords broke a 2-2 tie with eight runs in the sixth inning. They won their season opener 10-2 by the run rule. This is Chaminade’s third consecutive win on opening day.
Cheyne Obra,the Pacific West Conference Defensive Play of the Year last year, had three hits and three RBI’s. Bailey Jacobsen, a freshman, making her college debut had three base hits.
The Corban Warriors saved a split of the doubleheader by shutting out, 2-0, the ‘Swords in the second game.
Chaminade is at 1-1 to begin the season, while the Warriors are at 1-3 to complete their trip to Hawaii.
The Silverswords will be taking the next two weeks off before returning to action against the University of Hawai’i at Rainbow Wahine Softball Stadium on Friday, February 18. This will be the first regular season meeting between these two schools since February 2000. To be allowed onto campus, fans will need to follow the UH safety and health guidelines.