Huang places second at Zone E regional
University of Hawaii All-American diver QiongJie Huang finished in second place in the 1-meter springboard yesterday at the Zone E Diving Regional at Oklahoma City, Okla.
Huang, a senior, scored 605.90 points and earned one of four automatic berths into the NCAAs. She finished behind event winner Blythe Hartley of USC (670.10).
UH's Rui Wang took fifth and teammate Megan Farrow earned sixth.
On the men's side, Hawaii's Mats Wiktorsson placed fourth in the 3-meter dive.
Rainbow Wahine revise tournament schedule
Heavy rain yesterday postponed the second day of games in the Hawaiian Airlines Spring Fling Tournament at Rainbow Wahine Softball Stadium.
Yesterday's games were moved to today, and today's originally scheduled games were moved to tomorrow.
Also, bracket play was eliminated from the format.
Hawaii plays against UC Santa Barbara at 6 p.m. today and against Detroit-Mercy at 8 p.m.
Tomorrow, UH takes on UNLV at 5 p.m. and Penn State at 7 p.m.
Irons loses in Quiksilver Pro quarterfinal
Three-time world champion Andy Irons of Kauai lost to Taj Burrow of Australia in their Quiksilver Pro quarterfinal heat yesterday at Duranbah on the Gold Coast of Australia.
Burrow went on to lose to seven-time world champion Kelly Slater in the final today.
Hawaii's Pancho Sullivan was a fourth-round loser yesterday.
» Hawaii's Rochelle Ballard placed equal third in the Roxy Pro surf contest on the Gold Coast of Australia.
Ballard lost in the semifinals to eventual winner Melanie Redman-Carr of Australia yesterday.
Redman-Carr beat fellow Australian Layne Beachley in the final.
Harris on College Football Hall of Fame ballot
Leilehua alumnus Al Harris was one of 77 Division I players and seven coaches named to the 2006 ballot for the College Football Hall of Fame, the National Football Foundation announced yesterday.
Harris was a defensive end at Arizona State, where he was a unanimous first-team All-American and an Outland Trophy finalist in 1978. He set an ASU school record for sacks with 19 as a senior.
Among those on the ballot for the first time are Air Force's Chad Hennings, Oregon's Ahmad Rashad and Florida's Emmitt Smith. The Hall of Fame class will be announced May 16.
Speed and quickness clinic tomorrow
The Hawaii Speed and Quickness clinics resume tomorrow and Sunday at Klum Gym at the University of Hawaii.
Former UH volleyball star Victoria Prince is the guest instructor. The clinic for ages 7-12 is from 8:30 to 10 a.m., and the session for ages 13 and up is from 10:20 to noon. Registration is 30 minutes before the starting times.
The fee is $10. For more information, call 739-5444.