Laura Moffat won a sudden-death playoff with UCLA teammate Amanda Moltke-Leth and Hawaii's Melanie Matsumura for the individual championship of the Rainbow Wahine Fall Golf Classic yesterday at the Kapolei course.
UHs Matsumura ties,
loses playoff for title
After Moffat, Molte-Leth and Matsumura finished 54-hole regulation play tied at 226, they all parred the first hole of the playoff before Moffat claimed the title with a birdie on the par-4 second extra hole.
UCLA took team honors with a 923 aggregate, six shots ahead of second-place Oregon. Host UH was sixth at 946 in the 14-school field.
UH swimmers in home debutThe Hawaii men's and women's swimming and diving teams, unbeaten in last week's Big West Shootout at Irvine, Calif., host their first home meets of the season this weekend.
The UH teams take on UC Irvine tomorrow at 4 p.m. and Cal State Northridge Saturday at 9 a.m. at the Duke Kahanamoku Aquatic Complex.
During tomorrow's meet, members of the Baywatch TV cast and the UH athletics staffs will tangle in a special 100 freestyle mixed relay race. Swimming for Baywatch will be Brooke Burns, Stacy Kamano, Michael Newman and Greg Bonham, the show's producer. For UH, it'll be assistant water polo coach Cindy Rhode, academic advisor Kaya Hedlund and assistant football coaches Matt Cavanagh and Rich Miano.
PacWest all-star teamsHawaii Pacific's Sandy Chang was named to the NCAA Division II Pacific West women's soccer all-conference team yesterday.
HPU's Tracie Ifuku, Jannicke Snildal and Kolea Andreas-Feeney were named to the second team.
HPU's Ryan Drobnick and Christian Friis and Chaminade's Donaldo Hopper were named to the men's Pacific West cross-country Academic All-Conference team.
Chaminade's Kauanoe Kaneshiro and Monique Mata and HPU's Lisa Blomme and Elinor Klang were named to the women's cross-country Academic All-Conference team.
Saints, Lancers dominateThe Hawaii Rifle Association announced its All-State teams following the Hawaii High School Athletic Association Air Riflery Championship.
St. Louis' Kenneth Tong, Ryan Tanoue and Jeremy Young landed three of the four boys first team spots, with Ryan Kohatsu of Waiakea gaining the fourth.
Named to the girls' team were Tina Huang and Chatess Baguio of Sacred Hearts, Jackie Cordeiro of Waianae and Tiana Alcoran of Konawaena.
St. Louis won the team title with Tong claiming top individual honors. Sacred Hearts took the girls team competition, with Cordeiro taking individual honors.
BYUH tops NorthwestThomas Joyce scored 27 points and David Evans hit for 20, leading Brigham Young-Hawaii to a season-opening 77-73 exhibition basketball victory over the Northwest All-Stars last night at Laie.
Chaminade plays plays an exhibition game against the Northwest All-Stars at 7:30 tonight at McCabe Gym. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for students.