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By Star-Bulletin Staff

Friday, April 27, 2001



Fuamatu-Ma'afala signs $2.7 million contract

PITTSBURGH >> The Pittsburgh Steelers yesterday extended Chris Fuamatu- Ma'afala's contract for the next three seasons. The three-year deal is for $2.7 million, including a $750,000 signing bonus.

Last week, the Steelers retained their rights to Fuamatu-Ma'afala for the 2001 season by matching the New England Patriots' $700,000 tender offer to the restricted free agent running back.

Fuamatu-Ma'afala missed much of last season with a fractured foot.

He finished the season with 149 yards and one touchdown on 21 carries.

UH football tickets go on sale to some tomorrow

Ticket sales for the University of Hawaii football season go on sale tomorrow at the Stan Sheriff Center box office.

Sales are for UH students, faculty and staff. The box office is open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. tomorrow.

Sales continue Monday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Sheriff Center, and from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the UH Campus Center box office.

Season ticket sales for the general public will begin May 29.

Hawaii Pacific honors 3 scholar-athletes

All-American volleyball player Debbie Sant 'Anna and soccer academic all-American Jannicke Snildal were named co-Female Scholar-Athletes of the Year last night at Hawaii Pacific's awards banquet at the Sheraton Moana Surfrider.

The male award went to academic all-American tennis player Wojtek Bratek.

The senior with a 4.0 GPA is the No. 3-singles player for the fifth-ranked Sea Warriors.

Sant 'Anna helped HPU to national titles in 1998 and 2000 and has been the team's scholar-athlete for the past two seasons.

She graduated last summer with a 3.56 GPA and is working on masters degree.

Snildal, who graduated in December with a 3.95 GPA, holds the HPU mark for goals (26).

List on Scoreboard, B-8.

Leilehua hosts wrestling tournament

A freestyle wrestling tournament is scheduled for tomorrow at Leilehua High School gym.

The open tournament is scheduled to start at 10 a.m. Weigh-ins are from 8-9 a.m.

The event is open to wrestlers, ages 4 and older, who are current USA Wrestling card holders.

Cards are available for purchase at the gym.



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