UH soccer team signs 3 for next season
Aiea High's Ambree Ako, one of the leading scorers in the state this past season, is one of three players who have signed national letters of intent to play for the Hawaii soccer team next year.
Joining Ako are Vanessa Bailey, a midfielder from Northville (Mich.) High, and Julia Siljestrom, a defender from Satellite (Fla.) High.
Honolulu sailor on ocean race team
Andrew Lewis of Honolulu is part of Team ABN AMRO Two competing in the Volvo Ocean Race, a 30,000-mile around-the-world race.
Lewis is the crew's tactician. The team is in second place overall out of seven yachts.
The series of in-port races continues today in Melbourne, Australia. The next race will be in Rio de Janeiro.
Seasiders split in softball
Freshman Tess Haertling tossed a two-hitter, striking out four, to help Brigham Young-Hawaii to a 9-1 victory and a split of its season-opening softball doubleheader yesterday with Arkansas-Monticello in Laie.
The Cotton Blossoms shut out the Seasiders 5-0 on Ashley Burkett's five-hitter in the first game.
BYUH pounded out 13 hits in Game 2, which was shortened to five innings due to the eight-run rule.
BYUH nets win in tennis over Adolphus
The 12th-ranked Brigham Young-Hawaii men's tennis team opened its spring season yesterday with a 6-3 victory over Gustavus Adlophus at the BYUH courts.
The Seasiders won four singles and two doubles matches in topping the Gusties, ranked fourth in NCAA DIII. In the biggest upset of the day, Loren Collins surprised BYUH's Dillon Porter, ranked 11th nationally, at No. 1-singles, 6-3, 6-0.