The Hawai’i Rainbow Warriors snapped the four-year string of dominance by the Fresno State Bulldogs in the WAC Tournament to earn a spot in the 2010 NCAA Tournament. The Warriors held off a late charge by Fresno State to earn the 9-6 victory in Mesa, Ariz. on Sunday afternoon.
Kolten Wong was named the WAC Tournament MVP as he had an outstanding week finishing the tournament 10-for-18 (.555) with seven RBIs, 10 runs scored and six walks and did not strike out in the tournament. He hit three home runs in the tournament including a pair of critical home runs in the Warriors’ first game against Louisiana Tech, a two-run shot in the bottom of the eighth with his team trailing 6-4 and then a two-run shot in his next at bat in the bottom of the tenth with his team trailing 7-6.
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