Hawaii Beat

Star-Bulletin Staff

Sunday, October 26, 2003

Vulcans drop HPU into second place

Tiffanie Ollison exploded for 17 kills and Sara Pilgreen added 14 as the Hawaii-Hilo volleyball team upset Hawaii Pacific 18-30, 30-13, 30-24, 30-24, last night in Hilo.

The Vulcans (6-10, 303) handed the Sea Warriors their first conference loss of the season. HPU (15-3, 6-1) was led by Flavia Brakling's 17 kills and Mahea Rawlins dished out 39 assists in relief of injured setter Vera Oliveira.

Seasiders swamp Silverswords: Chun Yi Lin had a school-record .789 hitting percentage with 19 kills as Brigham Young-Hawaii beat Chaminade 30-20, 30-13, 30-26 last night in Laie.

The win gave BYUH sole possession of first place over HPU.

K5 to take over Quarterback Club

Football broadcasters Jim Leahey and Doug Vaioleti will join Hawaii receivers coach Ron Lee at tomorrow's meeting of the Honolulu Quarterback Club.

Leahey provides the play-by-play and Vaioleti handles the color for K5's broadcasts of UH football games.

The club will also be honoring Warriors' quarterback Tim Chang and Nike Triathlon winner Tanya Sells as its sports persons of the month.

Lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. at the Pagoda restaurant in Honolulu with the program to follow at noon.

Jones to bring Cav to Na Koa lunch: Hawaii football coach June Jones and offensive line coach Mike Cavanaugh will provide analysis of yesterday's game against Texas-El Paso at tomorrow's Na Koa meeting at the Stan Sheriff Center.

As usual, Jones and Cavanaugh will bring along game film and break it down for the crowd while also previewing UH's next game this Saturday at San Jose State.

BYUH's Smith getting faster

Brigham Young-Hawaii cross-country runner Chelsea Smith shattered her own school record in a 5-kilometer race yesterday, beating Hawaii Pacific's Janine Brown by 1 minute, 16 seconds yesterday at Hilo.

Smith recorded a time of 17:33, beating her own record of 17:51. The Sea Warriors won the team title by 22 points over UH-Hilo.

HPU dominates: Hawaii Pacific swept the top four spots in the men's 8K race to win that team title, led by William Ngetich's 26:23. Sea Warriors' Mikkel Kleis, Abdeslam Naji and Harald Buerkle followed Ngetich to the finish line.

The Seasiders took second behind Jonathan Osterland's school-record performance, followed by UH-Hilo and Chaminade.

Mason moves up 15 spots at Nelson Invitational

Hilo golfer Nick Mason improved on his first-round score of 71 with a 68 to move from 25th to 10th at the Nelson Invitational at Stanford, Calif., yesterday.

Mason's score was the second-lowest of the day but kept him 10 strokes behind leader Brad Heaven of Toledo. Garrett Okamura matched his 71 from Friday and Tysen Shinaut improved by three strokes to help the Vulcans jump one spot to ninth in the team scoring. Washington leads the tournament with one round to play.

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