Hawaii quarterback Tim Chang was named the Western Athletic Conference Player of the Week today.
Warriors Chang wins
WACs weekly honor
Chang completed 36 of 61 passes for 462 yards and two touchdowns in last week's 31-21 win at Fresno State. Chang set career-highs in both completions and yards.
Other UH players nominated were junior defensive back Kelvin Millhouse and sophomore place kicker Justin Ayat.
Stoltz and Angle capture Xterra titlesConrad Stoltz of Stellenbosch, South Africa, finished the 42.5 kilometer Xterra championship in 2 hours, 22 minutes and 55 seconds to win $20,000 at Wailea, Maui, yesterday.
Candy Angle, 33, of Weymouth, Mass., also won $20,000 by beating Jamie Whitmore by 1:27. It was her first Xterra title.
Five Hawaii residents won age group championships. Haleiwa's 19-year-old Allegra Erisman won her age group for the third straight year.
Waialua's Lorenn Walker, 50, won her age group and was one of seven women to complete both the Ironman World Championship and the Xterra. Tina Eakin, 32, of Kailua, also attempted the feat and came away with the Hawaiian Airlines Double Award for having the fastest combined time in the two events among amateur women. Honolulu's Wendy Minor and Kihei's David Sharp also won their age groups.
Vulcans drop 9 strokes on the Nelson's last dayFollowing a 299 on the second day of the Nelson at Stanford, the Hawaii-Hilo golf team combined for a final-day 308 to end the three-day tournament 74 strokes behind the victor.
Duke won the event with an 11-under-par 841. The Vulcans were at 63-over 915.
Kellan Anderson had the low score of the day for the Vulcans with a 74 but remained three strokes behind Nick Mason, who finished in a tie for 47th.
Sakamaki, Yamauchi medal in Puerto RicoLeGrand Sakamaki of Hilo and Kyle Yamauchi of Honolulu won medals in the 2002 Criollo Cup Junior Pan American Weightlifting Championships in Caucus, Puerto Rico, yesterday.
Sakamaki won silver medals for lifts of 243 pounds in the snatch and 309 pounds in the clean & jerk for a total of 551 pounds. Yamauchi, also a 137-pound lifter but in the junior division, won three gold medals. His first place awards were for his lifts of 215 pounds, 259 pounds, and 474 pounds for the total.