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(Hawaii Athletics) With a full BYE week under their belts, the University of Hawai’i women’s basketball team (10 14, 3 8 Big West) return to action Saturday with momentum against league leading UC Davis (20 4, 10 1 Big West). at the Stan Sheriff Center.Coming off Coach Laura Beeman’s 100th win just the second coach to reach the milestone in the program’s history the Rainbow Wahine snapped a three game losing skid against visiting Cal State Fullerton last Thursday. Coming off her second straight 20+ point performance and ninth consecutive double digit game, guard Sarah Toeaina continues to step up in her senior campaign, ranking fifth in the Big West with 15.7 PPG and a team second most 5.5 RPG.Sophomore forward Makenna Woodfolk got back to double digit scoring for the first time in three games with 10 against the Titans, but has continued to be a leader for the ‘Bows on the glass, pacing UH with 6.3 RPG, as well as 8.7 PPG and a team second most 23 steals. Woodfolk has grabbed at lead seven boards in three of the last four outings. Aiding the effort, junior point guard Tia Kanoa is averaging 5.0 assists per outing, racking up the NCAA’s 59th most dimes (121) to lead the BWC. With five regular season games remaining, Kanoa is just 40 assists shy of the single season UH record. Additionally, Kanoa leads the squad with 39 steals.The Aggies have dominated the conference this season, dropping a lone league game to CSUN to open the month, and are on a two game win streak. Leading the way for UCD is all Big West junior forward Morgan Bertsch, logging an NCAA 33rd best (BWC second) 19.9 PPG, as well as 4.7 RPG and 1.63 blocks. Senior guard Rachel Nagel aids the effort with 11.9 PPG, 3.9 RPG and 2.3 APG. Meanwhile, senior forward Pele Gianotti kicks in 11.0 PPG with the team’s top rebounding effort (5.7 RPG) and 2.3 APG. Junior point guard Kourtney Eaton has registered 109 assists on the year.The Aggies will face Long Beach State at home on Thursday before heading to Honolulu for Saturday’s game.The Aggies have trimmed the slight Rainbow Wahine series lead to an 8 7 advantage and UH has dropped the last three meetings with UCD, including the 76 52 finish in Davis. Hawai’i is 4 3 in the series at the Stan Sheriff Center.Next up for UH, the Rainbow Wahine head to the Los Angeles area with back to back road games, beginning Feb. 22 at CSUN.Game 25Who: Hawai’i (10 14, 3 8 Big West) vs. UC Davis (20 4, 10 1 Big West)When: Saturday, Feb. Fans can register to participate at the sports marketing table located at Gate A. The team will conduct a brief post game question and answer session and there will be an autograph session with the Rainbow Wahine basketball team following the game.