UH's Gammie WAC golfer of the month
Rainbow Wahine golfer Dale Gammie was named Xbox Live Western Athletic Conference women's golfer of the month yesterday.
The junior from Pukalani, Maui, yesterday led Hawaii at its own Kent Youel Invitational.
USC won the Youel team title at 32 over for the tournament, followed by Stanford, Long Beach State, California and Baylor. UH finished 15th at 91 over as a team.
Gammie shot 78-79-75--232 to tie for 24th.
Stanford's Kelly Husted won the Youel individual title as the only golfer to break par at 4 under for the tournament.
St. Joseph alums lead Fairfield Stags
Three sophomores from St. Joseph on the Big Island had a big weekend for the Fairfield (Conn.) Stags women's volleyball team in Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference matches.
Lindsey Lee, a middle blocker/outside hitter, put down 17 kills and had 21 digs Friday to lead the Stags past Rider 30-22, 30-27, 29-31, 34-32. Outside hitter Jazmin Pa'akaula had 11 kills and eight digs, and setter Ashley Hanohano recorded 30 assists.
On Saturday, Pa'akaula recorded her 14th double-double of the season and 31st of her career with 11 kills and 11 digs in a 30-15, 30-15, 30-28 win over Loyola (Md.).
Lee had 13 digs, Hanohano dished out 26 assists, and freshman setter Brandi Higa (Hawaii Baptist Academy) chipped in 15 assists for the Stags (14-12 overall, 5-1 MAAC).
» Sanoe Eselu, a junior middle blocker from Moanalua, put down 16 kills to lead the Menlo Oaks (14-6 overall, 10-1 California Pacific Conference) to a 30-23, 30-23, 30-17 win Saturday over the Bethany U. Bruins.
» Oaks senior setter Kari Shiomura (McKinley '02) led all players with 28 assists, and also had 15 digs, 10 kills and hit .444. She was named the CPC Setter of the Week.
» Christa Hewett was honored by the NAIA as the Region II Libero of the Week. The sophomore from Kamehameha returned from a two-week injury break to make 33 digs in the Oaks' win. Hewett also was named the CPC Libero of the Week.
Wilson ends fall season in style
Freshman Amanda Wilson
(Waiakea) finished with a 3-under-par 213 to lead the Arizona Wildcats to a fourth-place finish yesterday in the Las Vegas Founders Women's Collegiate Showdown. Wilson, who won the 2004 Jennie K Invitational, had rounds of 68, 71 and 74 and ended up tied for fifth.
It was Arizona's best finish of the fall season.
» Lehua Wise tied for 33rd place Tuesday with a three-round, 13-over par 229 in Price's Give 'Em Five Intercollegiate golf tournament at Las Cruces, N.M. Wise, a junior from Kauai H.S., helped the host New Mexico State Aggies finish second.
Loo a first-team Big Sky Conference pick
has been named to the All-Big Sky Conference women's soccer first team for the second consecutive season.
The junior defender from Mililani tied for the team lead with 15 shots in 17 matches for the 4-12-1 Bengals.
» Mitchell Fu (Maryknoll '02/Pac-Five) scored a goal in his final collegiate match for the Cascade College Thunderbirds in a 4-2 win Sunday over Walla Walla.
Fu, a midfielder, four-year starter and team captain, has been on the honor roll every year. He also serves as the coordinator of "Why Not Wednesdays", an organization that feeds the Portland (Ore.) homeless.
» Lindsey Peck is the fifth-leading scorer in the Heart of America Conference with 27 points. The junior midfielder from Kalaheo has scored 11 goals and assisted on five for the Missouri Valley College Vikings.
Sun a double winner for the Cardinal
(Iolani '03) won the 100-yard backstroke (1:47.31) and the 200-yard backstroke (1:47.31) Saturday for Stanford in the Pacific Tiger Invitational.
He also competed in the 200-yard breaststroke, the 200-individual medley and swam the third leg on the 200 and 800 freestyle relays.