Hawaii Pacific Athletics | May 15, 2014 Hawaii Pacific takes down Columbus St. Share ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla. -- Despite a seven-hour weather delay, Hawai'i Pacific (20-6) dropped Columbus State 5-3 in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division II national championships. Early in the morning the teams started the match with doubles play. HPU took a 2-1 advantage thanks to wins at second and third doubles. Vivian Hansen and Lea Kruse-Utermann gave HPU the first point with an 8-5 triumph at third doubles. The team of Lorena Gheorghe and Magdalena Smejova won 8-6 at second doubles to give HPU a 2-0 advantage. DII WOMEN'S TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP Final Recap Gallery Finals: Barry holds on to beat Armstrong Atlantic Maloof: Armstrong Atlantic gets players, fans worldwide Semifinal Recap Maloof: Young Barry squad meets old foe Semis: Armstrong Atl. to play for third consecutive title Semis: Barry gets past Hawaii Pacific 5-1 Quarterfinal Recap Maloof: Saint Leo's coach Summerfield is one-of-a-kind Quarters: Hawaii Pacific oulasts Columbus State Quarters: Armstrong Atl. heads back to semifinals Quarters: Saint Leo makes school history Quarters: Barry tops Southwest Baptist Round of 16 Recap Round of 16: SW Baptist survives | Barry beats Ind. (Pa.) Round of 16: Cal (Pa.) sweeps | Hawaii Pacific moves on Round of 16: St. Leo survives | Columbus State wins Round of 16: NYIT advances | Armstrong sweeps Maloof: Saint Leo lives on after big win Maloof: Barry, Armstrong Atlantic headline field Brackets: Interactive Printable How They Got Here: Complete Regional Results Live Scoring Kruse-Utermann dominated her opponent at sixth singles to the tune of a 6-1, 6-2 win. Then the rain and lightning came, for the next seven hours all the teams could do was wait. As soon a play resumed, Columbus State took first and second singles to tie the match at three. Undeterred, Smejova and Gheorghe soon won their matches to clinch the win. Gheorghe put an exclamation point on the day as she won the final set 6-0. Hansen was leading when play was stopped.