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Sunday, October 19, 2003


Sea Warriors stay unbeaten

Flavia Brakling pounded down 13 kills and Barbara Martin added 10 as the Hawaii Pacific (14-2, 6-0 PacWest) volleyball team beat UH-Hilo 30-24, 30-21, 30-26 last night at St. Andrews Priory.

Sara Pilgreen led the Vulcans (5-9, 2-3) with 16 kills.

Seasiders still perfect: Chun Yi Lin had 16 kills in a nonconference match as BYUH swept Chaminade for the second straight night at McCabe Gym.

The Seasiders (14-2, 6-0) were led by Chun Yi Lin's 16 kills while Kahala Kabalis buried 14 for the Silverswords (8-8, 3-2)

Metzger in beach volleyball finals

Punahou graduate Stein Metzger and new partner Dax Holdren upset Brazilians Benjamin Insfran and Marcio Henrique Araujo 21-19, 21-14 to reach the finals of the Beach Volleyball World Championships at Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, yesterday.

Metzger and Holdgren will play top-seeded Brazilians Alex Costa Santos and Emanuel Rego in the final today. It is Metzger's first final with Holdgren after splitting with fellow Punahou alum Kevin Wong in August.

"I'm very happy Kevin decided to kick me out, we had relationship problems; it made it very hard to play together," Metzger told FIVB.org. "Dax has a family, he's more calm and easy to get along with."

Christensen wins at Kaneohe Klipper

Hawaii Pacific runner Nina Christensen ran 3,000 meters in 10 minutes, 30 seconds to win the Hawaii cross country sprint invitational at the Kaneohe Klipper golf course yesterday.

Christensen beat teammate Janine Brown by 28 seconds. HPU's William Ngetich won the men's 5K race, finishing in 15:58 to edge teammates Mikkel Kleis (16:33) and Abdeslam Naji (16:57).

Huskies send Warriors home

Hawaii's Ryan Sceats and Jarrod Diepraam were swept by a pair of Washington players at the ITA fall regional tournament at Eugene, Ore., yesterday. Sceats lost to Pete Scharler 6-3, 6-1 while Diepraam beat Chris Floyd 6-2, 6-2.

Kai to talk soccer at QB Club

Natasha Kai, the leading scorer on the UH soccer team, will headline tomorrow's meeting of the Honolulu Quarterback Club.

Hawaii football assistants Wes Suan and Rich Miano will join Kai at the meeting, which begins at noon at the Pagoda restaurant.


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