'Bows wrap up competition at Stanford Invite
Freshman Emily Sheppard finished first in the Section "B" of the high jump as the University of Hawaii women's track and field team concluded competition at the two-day Stanford Invitational yesterday in Stanford, Calif.
Sheppard posted a mark of 5-7.75 , the third-highest jump of the day. Hawaii's Mallory Gilbert took third in the event.
Also competing for the Rainbow Wahine yesterday were Meghan Weaver, who placed eighth in the shot put, and Annett Wichmann, who finished in fifth place of the Section "B" triple jump.
Rainbow Warriors edge Seasiders
The No. 64 University of Hawaii men's tennis team got wins from Sascha Heinemann, Ryan Sceats and Jeff Fitch to defeat Brigham Young 4-3 yesterday at the UH Tennis Complex.
With the scored tied at 3-3, the Rainbow Warriors relied on Sceats. On the No. 3 court, the senior overcame injuries to both knees to defeat Ivan Kokurin, 6-3, 7-5 and give Hawaii the win.
» The No. 2 Brigham Young-Hawaii women's team swept No. 11 South Carolina-Upstate 6-0 in Florida to improve to 20-0.
Stefan Dumitrescu swept Junyoung Kim and South Carolina-Upstate beat BYUH men 5-4 at the same site.
Sea Warriors end road trip with loss
The Hawaii Pacific baseball team lost 5-4 in 10 innings at Saint Martin's College (Wash.) yesterday. The Sea Warriors (20-16) let a 4-0 lead slip away in the fourth inning and ended their nine-day road trip with a 6-3 mark. Brandon Sato went 2-for-4 at the plate to lead HPU.
Hawaii schools struggle in tournament
The Hawaii Pacific softball team lost 7-4 to Cal State Dominguez Hills yesterday, falling to 0-3 in the Togo's Tournament of Champions in Turlock, Calif.
The Sea Warriors (17-10) were led by Kara Wedemeyer and Kellie Nishikida, who had two hits apiece, and Lia Pedrina with two RBIs. Freshman pitcher Courtney Kessell took the loss and fell to 8-3 for the season.
» In the same tournament, the Brigham Young-Hawaii softball squad dropped a pair of games against Notre Dame de Namur 6-5, and Grand Canyon 9-1.
» The Hawaii softball team's Western Athletic Conference games with San Jose State were postponed yesterday due to soggy field conditions at Rainbow Wahine Softball Stadium. A doubleheader will be played today starting at noon, weather permitting.
Karolyi to speak at QB Club
Retired gymnastics coach Bela Karolyi will be one of the featured guest speakers at tomorrow's Honolulu Quarterback Club meeting.
Joining Karolyi will be head of Try Fitness KC Carlberg and Mid Week feature writer Yu Shing Ting.
The program begins at noon following an 11:30 a.m. luncheon at the Pagoda Hotel Ballroom. The public is invited.
Japanese teams win Lawson Cup
Teams from Japan defeated a U.S. squad in the Mama san Volleyball Lawson Cup Hawaii match at Farrington High School gym last Thursday.
Ikuno Sky Club of Osaka topped Team USA Blue 21-12, 21-14. KVC of Tokyo also defeated Team USA Blue 21-19, 21-19.