KANEOHE, Hawaii – McKenzie Evans put BYU-Hawaii women's soccer up early, but Hawaii Pacific took control late to top the Seasiders 2-1 on Friday at Atherton Field.
"I don't care what our record says, we're a good team," BYU head coach Mark Davis said. "We played with so much heart and so much passion, but unfortunately for us we came out on the losing side of another close game."
With the game tied in the 86th minute, Erika Ellis put a ball just out of the reach of a leaping Daniela Chacon to give the Sharks a 2-1 lead. Kaylie Adamson was able to put a shot on goal for the Seasiders 20 seconds later, but Kelby Boswell made the save to preserve the victory.
Evans put BYU-Hawaii on the board in the first minute after she secured a rebound off Tess Hobbs' shot and put it into the back of the net.
The Seasiders were able to keep the Sharks off the board until a through ball found HPU's Ashlyn Ubongen and she finished on the right side to tie the game in the 63rd minute.
BYU-Hawaii will head to the mainland to take on the Academy of Art on Thursday at 1 p.m. PDT. Live stats will be available online.