Hawaii's Sanders is player of the week
Amy Sanders was named the Western Athletic Conference Women's Basketball Player of the Week yesterday.
This is the second time this season the Hawaii Rainbow Wahine senior guard has won the honor.
Sanders averaged 12.5 points and 7.0 rebounds in the two victories over Kent State last week.
» Austin Smylie had 29 points and 11 rebounds to lead Brigham Young-Hawaii to an 87-78 victory over Olivet Nazarene (Ill.) in Division II college baseketball last night in Laie.
Muindi is No. 4 among world's marathoners
Jimmy Muindi, the Honolulu Marathon's five-time winner, is ranked as the No. 4 marathoner in the world for 2005 by Track and Field News.
The Kenyan won the Honolulu Marathon for a record fifth time on Dec. 11 in 2 hours and 12 minutes. Muindi also won the Fortis Rotterdam Marathon in a career-best 2:07:49 on April 10.
Muindi also competed in the world championship marathon in Helsinki in August but developed shin splints and had to drop out. His next race will be the Seoul International Marathon on March 12. Muindi has committed to return to Honolulu and seek his sixth Honolulu Marathon title Dec. 10.
World champ Jaouad Gharib (Morocco), Martin Lel (Kenya) and Haile Gebrselassie (Ethiopia) are ahead of Muindi, in that order.
Menlo's Lee is MVP in hoops tournament
Kepua Lee was named the most valuable player of the 2005 Peninsula Hoops Classic last Friday after the No. 22 Menlo College women's team won the tournament with a 65-56 upset win over No. 13 Cornerstone University of Grand Rapids, Mich.
Lee, a sophomore guard from Moanalua, scored 17 points for the Oaks (8-3), who play an NAIA schedule.
In the first-round, 57-56 win over Walsh University, Lee led all scorers with 20 points and had 11 rebounds.