Weng sets BYUH records in win over UH-Hilo
Brigham Young-Hawaii's Yu Chuan Weng put down a school-record 43 kills Tuesday as the Seasiders outlasted Hawaii-Hilo 30-21, 26-30, 30-24, 27-30, 15-13 in PacWest women's volleyball action.
Weng broke her the single-match kills record (37) she had previously shared with Cynthia Reeves, and also passed Arlete Silva to become BYUH's all-time career kills leader. Weng needs 11 kills to break Vanessa Valansi's season mark of 504.
Weng's 98 attacks in the match were also a new BYUH record.
UH-Hilo's Taina Savage had 18 kills to lead the Vulcans, while Desarri Olvao added 15. BYUH's LeeAnn Mapu had 69 assists, good for eighth all-time in a single Seasiders match.
BYUH improved to 16-3, 4-3 in PacWest play. The Vulcans are 12-8, 3-4.
The Seasiders play at Chaminade tonight and tomorrow at 7:30.
» Hawaii Pacific moved up to No. 2 in this week's CSTV/AVCA Women's Division II Coaches Top 25. The Sea Warriors are 18-1. BYUH is ranked No. 21 in the poll. Nebraska-Kearney remains at No. 1 with 32 of 35 first-place votes.
» At Acapulco, Mexico, Punahou alums Stein Metzger and Sean Scott advanced to the third round of the winner's bracket yesterday at the SWATCH-FIVB Corona Acapulco Open.
Metzger and playing partner Jake Gibb, the No. 5 seed, and Scott with teammate Todd Rogers, seeded eighth, play Brazilian teams today for a shot in tomorrow's semifinals in the pro beach volleyball event.
Seasiders win at UC-Santa Cruz
Chris Love delivered two goals for Brigham Young-Hawaii and the Seasiders won 6-3 at UC-Santa Cruz yesterday in the first water polo outing of a five-game California road trip.
Jim Kehrig, Carlos Acevedo, Jamie Jacobson and Stu Johnson also scored for BYUH as the Seasiders broke a 1-1 halftime tie.
BYUH plays twice tomorrow in the UC-Davis Aggie Shootout.
Hawaii team at tennis rec championships
A team from Hawaii joins recreational tennis teams from across the country this weekend in Tuscon, Ariz., for the USA League Tennis 4.0 Adult National Championships.
The Hawaii team includes Yoshifumi Manabe, Roy Morigawara, Ryan Liddle and Jarred Andersen of Honolulu, Reuben Bdayos of Waianae, Benny Toledo, Wendell Chang, Lloyd Yamada and Eric Ganibe of Waipahu, Aaron Sato and Burt Kubota of Pearl City, Eric Yoshiki of Kaneohe, Arthur Phanphengdy of Aiea, Jarand Iwase of Mililani and Stromberg Gaditano of Kapaa, Kauai.