Hawaii Beat

Thursday, September 30, 2004

Chaminade sweeps Western New Mexico

Chaminade ran its record to 8-3 (3-1 Pacific West Conference) with a 30-23, 31-29, 30-20 volleyball sweep of Western New Mexico last night at McCabe Gym.

The Silverswords got 18 kills from Valasi Sepulona, 14 more from Patti Hardimon and 12 from Kahala Kabalis in the win.

Kalae Araujo had 18 digs.

Chaminade hosts Montana State-Billings tomorrow.

Porter earns USPTA master rating

Dave Porter, the coach for the Brigham Young-Hawaii men's and women's tennis teams, was one of six tennis professionals who recently earned recognition as a Master Professional in the United States Professional Tennis Association, the highest professional rating within the tennis profession.

Porter, a professor of exercise and sport science at BYUH, is the only coach in NCAA history to twice win the national championship in the men's and women's division in the same year. The Seasiders won in 2002 and 2003.

Porter is also the president of the USPTA.

BYUH water polo team moves up in poll

Brigham Young-Hawaii moved up one place to No. 13 yesterday in the Collegiate Coaches Water Polo Men's National Top 20 Poll.

It is the Seasiders' highest ranking in the four-year history of the program.

BYUH beat Chaminade last week and is idle this week. Next week the Seasiders travel to Los Angeles to play No. 7 Loyola Marymount.

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in the [ Scoreboard ] section.



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