Gowdy qualifies for NCAA diving
Hawaii senior Michael Gowdy placed third in the 1-meter springboard event yesterday at the Zone E regional in Oklahoma City, Okla., qualifying him for the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships later this month.
Gowdy scored 657.50 points, shattering the previous UH record of 506.60 set by Ken Patton in 1990. Gowdy has also qualified for the 3-meter and platform events at the March 25-27 meet in East Meadows, N.Y.
Warrior teammate Jonathan Coyle finished 11th with 558.55 points.
Rainbow Wahine QiongJie Huang was seventh in the women's 3-meter dive with 467.05 points while teammate Maggie Roberts finished 13th with 414.40 points.
Vulcans split with Sea Lions
Jeanie Jadlot and Jennifer McCorkhill each drove in a run with two outs in the bottom of the sixth inning as UH-Hilo rallied past Point Loma Nazarene 2-1 yesterday at UHH Softball Field.
The Sea Lions (11-11) earned the split by shutting out the Vulcans (16-5) 3-0 in game two. Both teams play again today.
Irons loses in Quiksilver final
Australia's Michael Lowe defeated two-time world champion Andy Irons 17.34-14.16 of Kauai in the finals of the Quiksilver Pro in Snapper Rocks, Gold Coast, Australia, yesterday.
Yamauchi wins silver
Bryce Yamauchi won a silver medal in the 123-pound weight class at the Senior National Weightlifting Championships. Yamauchi, a student at the University of Hawaii, will be lifting in May's Junior World Weightlifting Championships in Belarus.
Schmidt jumps to 9th place for Cornell
Kaahumanu Hou graduate Ryan Schmidt, a junior at Cornell, finished ninth in the long jump at last week's IC4A track and field championships at Boston.
The Wailuku native jumped 22 feet, 10 inches.
Warriors fall to Arkansas
Jamie Migia beat Talley Parker but the Hawaii men's tennis team still lost 6-1 to No. 23 Arkansas yesterday at the Central Oahu Regional Park Tennis Complex.
The Rainbow Warriors dropped to 3-10.
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