UH's Mason coming home for rehabilitation
Hawaii women's volleyball player Sarah Mason was scheduled to return to Honolulu today to begin rehabilitation for her sprained right ankle.
The junior outside hitter reinjured her ankle during midway through Game 1 of Wednesday's match at Utah State and it is not known if she'll be available for next week's final regular-season home games against New Mexico State on Thursday and Louisiana Tech on Friday.
Mason missed five matches after injuring the same ankle in the season opener at Nebraska. She leads the team in kills, averaging 4.04 per game.
The Rainbow Wahine (19-6, 13-0) put their 104-match Western Athletic Conference winning streak on the line tomorrow at San Jose State (5 p.m., Hawaii time).
Oregon's Garbin makes All-Pac-10 second team
Maui's Nicole Garbin has been named to the Pac-10 2005 women's soccer second team. The senior striker for the Oregon Ducks also was a second-team selection in 2003.
Garbin, who was the Star-Bulletin's state player of the year as a senior at Baldwin, scored a school-record 10 goals in 2005 and set the Oregon mark with seven game-winning goals.
She also moved into the top two in virtually all of Oregon's career offensive categories, including goals (second, 22), assists (first, 14), points (second, 58), game-winning goals (first, 13) and shots (first, 173).
» Jonathan Lee was named to the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference 2005 men's soccer second team.
The junior defender from Iolani co-captained the Whittier College Poets.
Nakamura is all-conference in volleyball
Lori Nakamura, a sophomore outside hitter for the Redlands Bulldogs, has been named to the Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference women's volleyball all-conference second team.
The Kamehameha graduate is third in the conference and first on her team in kills per game (3.38) with 264 put downs in 78 games. She had 23 aces and was second in digs with 211 for the 7-15 Bulldogs.
Seasiders hold ground at No. 16 in water polo
Brigham Young-Hawaii held on to its No. 16 national ranking in the men's water polo top 20 poll this week.
The Seasiders received 25 points.
USC is No. 1 and California teams make up the top 11 in the poll. Cal is second, followed by UCLA in third.
UH softball team alumnae game tonight
The University of Hawaii softball team plays a single game tonight at 6:30 against its alumnae at Rainbow Wahine Softball Stadium. Admission is free.
The team opens its regular season in February in the Oceanic Time Warner Cable Paradise Classic.
Bula advances in Wahine Invitational
Brigham Young-Hawaii's Tetyana Bula advanced in singles and doubles in the University of Hawaii's Rainbow Wahine Invitational yesterday.
Bula defeated Kana Aikawa of the Rainbow Wahine 6-4, 6-3 in the A Flight round of 16. Bula also teamed with Julia Ustyuzhanina to beat Hawaii's Aikawa and Samanta Cappella 8-4 in the doubles quarterfinals.
Erin Katayama beat BYUH's Ally Taylor 6-1, 6-1 in the B Flight round of 16.