Hawaii Beat

Friday, November 12, 2004

Maui Invitational announces 2006 field

The EA Sports Maui Invitational announced its tournament field for 2006 yesterday.

The 2006 tournament will consist of DePaul, Georgia Tech, Kentucky, Memphis, Oklahoma, Purdue and UCLA along with host Chaminade.

This year's tournament, which runs Nov. 22-24 at the Lahaina Civic Center, features BYU, Iowa, Louisville, North Carolina, Stanford, Tennessee, Texas and Chaminade.

Kamana'o named academic all-district

Hawaii sophomore setter Kanoe Kamana'o yesterday was named to the Academic All-District VIII university division volleyball team.

Kamana'o, who has a 3.30 GPA in communications, was one of five players on the second team. The voting was done by members of the College Sports Information Directors Association and Academic All-American committees.

Wahine open WAC tournament: Top-seeded Hawaii will play the opening match of the Western Athletic Tournament Friday at 10 a.m. local time.

Last night, Nevada earned the third seed with a 3-0 win over Boise State. Hawaii's opponent will either be Tulsa or SMU.

Rainbow Wahine open new complex with win

The University of Hawaii women's tennis team opened the newly renovated UH tennis complex with a 5-2 win over Texas State yesterday.

Lauren Fitzgerald defeated Leja Sirola in a singles match and teamed with Paige Mainor for a doubles victory. Sylvia Jaros added a singles win and a doubles victory with partner Julia Sandborn.

Jenkins advances in futures tournament: A day after knocking off the top seed, Julian Cassaigne was bounced from the Hilton Waikoloa Village Futures Tennis Tournament yesterday, falling to Scoville Jenkins.

Jenkins, 18, defeated Cassaigne 6-1, 6-1 to advance to the third round. Cassaigne outlasted top-seeded Prakash Amritraj in a 3-hour, 19-minute duel the previous day.

Chaminade sweeps BYU-Hawaii

Patti Hardimon put down a game-high 16 kills and Valasi Sepulona added 15 as the Silverswords defeated BYU-Hawaii 32-30, 30-23, 30-26 last night in Laie.

The loss clinched BYU-Hawaii's first losing season since 1998 while Chaminade improved to 16-6 for the season. Noelle Filimoeatu led the Seasiders with 11 kills.

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