2018 – Final Exam

2018 – Final Exam

As we turn the page on another eventful year in sports, we thought we’d throw out this little pop quiz to test your memory. Take the challenge and relive some of the notable sports moments of 2018!

A. Who led the UH football team in net rushing years in 2018?

  1. Fred Holly
  2. Dayton Furuta
  3. Cole McDonald
  4. Miles Reed

B. What milestone did Rainbow Wahine basketball head coach Laura Beeman achieve on Feb. 8, 2018?

  1. She beat UC Irvine for the first time
  2. Notched her 100th career coaching victory at UH
  3. Won her 7th straight road win (a new program record)
  4. Surpassed Jim Bolla on the program’s all-time coaching victories list

C. What was the final score of Super Bowl LII?

  1. Philadelphia 47, New England 27
  2. Philadelphia 34, New England, 28
  3. Philadelphia 41, New England 33
  4. Philadelphia 38, New Engand 34

D. Which PGA pro captured two Majors in 2018?

  1. Justin Rose
  2. Bubba Watson
  3. Francesco Molinari
  4. Brooks Koepka

E. Who was the starting pitcher for the Honolulu Little League team in the World Series championship game (3-0 over South Korea)?

  1. Aukai Kea
  2. Ka’olu Holt
  3. Sean Yamaguchi
  4. Mana Lau Kong

F. Who did Villanova beat on April 2, 2018 to win college basketball’s national championship?

  1. Michigan
  2. Kansas
  3. Duke
  4. Gonzaga

G. Who beat the UH Rainbow Wahine beach volleyball team in the semifinals of the 2018 NCAA Beach Volleyball Championship?

  1. Florida State
  2. USC
  3. UCLA
  4. Arizona State

H. What celebrity impersonator did Nick Rolovich bring to the 2018 MWC Media Days in Las Vegas?

  1. Elvis Presley
  2. Michael Jackson
  3. Frank Sinatra
  4. Britney Spears

I. How many games did it take the Golden State Warriors to defeat the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 2018 NBA Finals?

  1. 4
  2. 5
  3. 6
  4. 7

J. Who was the first defensive player selected in the 2018 NFL Draft?

  1. Bradley Chubb
  2. Roquan Smith
  3. Tremaine Edmunds
  4. Denzel Ward

K. How did Hawaii’s Ilima-Lei Macfarlane beat challenger Valerie Letourneau at Bellator 213 to successfully defend her Flyweight world championship?

  1. TKO via strikes
  2. Tap out via triangle choke
  3. Letourneau retired at end of second round
  4. Tap out via arm bar

L. Which Alabama receiver caught the game-winning TD thrown by Hawaii’s Tua Tagovailoa in the Crimson Tide’s overtime victory over Georgia in the 2018 national title game?

  1. Calvin Ridley
  2. DeVonta Smith
  3. Jerry Jeudy
  4. Damien Harris

M. Who was named MVP for the 2018 UH Rainbow Wahine volleyball team at the annual awards banquet?

  1. McKenna Granato
  2. Reyn “Tita” Akiu
  3. Faith Ma’afala
  4. Norene Iosia

N. Which two pitchers won the 2018 Cy Young Awards?

  1. Max Scherzer (NL) and Blake Snell (AL)
  2. Jacob deGrom (NL) and Justin Verlander (AL)
  3. Jacob deGrom (NL) and Blake Snell (AL)
  4. Max Scherzer (NL) and Justin Verlander (AL)

O. Which school captured the 2018 HHSAA girls basketball Division 1 State Championship?

  1. Iolani
  2. Konawaena
  3. Maryknoll
  4. Lahainaluna

 

ANSWERS:

A. (1) Fred Holly edged out Dayton Furuta as UH’s leading rusher.

B. (2) Beeman earned her 100th victory as head coach of the Rainbow Wahine.

C. (3) The Eagles prevailed over the Patriots, 41-33.

D. (4) Koepka won both the U.S. Open and PGA Championship this year.

E. (2) Ka’olu Holt tossed a complete-game shutout, leading Honolulu to a 3-0 win over South Korea.

F. (1) The Wildcats beat Michigan, 79-62.

G. (3) UCLA.

H. (4) Britney Spears.

I. (1) The Warriors swept the Cavs to claim the 2018 NBA title.

J. (4) The Cleveland Browns picked DB Denzel Ward with the 4th overall pick in the Draft.

K. (2) Macfarland forced Letourneau to tap out with a triangle choke.

L. (2) Receiver DeVonta Smith caught the winning TD. It was his only reception of the game.

M. (4) Norene Iosia.

N. (3) Jacob deGrom (NL) and Blake Snell (AL).

O. (2) The Konawaena Wildcats captured their fourth consecutive state title.