Sieprath leads Rainbow Wahine to water polo win
Hawaii's Anna Sieprath scored five goals to lead the fourth-ranked Rainbow Wahine to a 12-7 victory over UC Davis last night in the NCAA Women's Water Polo Championship at Davis, Calif.
Iefke Van Belkum and Kelly Mason added three goals each for UH, which plays USC today.
Seasiders advance to NCAA Division II final
No. 2 Brigham Young University defeated No. 3 West Florida 5-1 yesterday in the semifinals of the NCAA Division II national tournament.
The Seasiders are scheduled to face top-ranked defending champion Armstrong Atlantic State at 5 a.m., Hawaii time, in the final today.
BYUH's Jing Jing Liu, Ramona Husaru, Petra Teller and Gurianna Korinhona all won matches in both singles and doubles.
Kennelly loses in Billabong Pro quarterfinal
Six-time world champion Layne Beachley of Australia defeated Hawaii's Keala Kennelly yesterday in the quarterfinals of the Billabong Pro Teahupoo surf contest in Tahiti.
Ratings leader Melanie Redman-Carr won the World Championship Tour event with a victory in the final over Chelsea Georgeson, a fellow Aussie.
Three Hawaii women are in the new rankings -- No. 5 Rochelle Ballard, No. 8 Kennelly and No. 12 Megan Abubo.
Hawaii sailors earn conference honors
Four Hawaii sailors -- seniors Meredith Adams and Bryan Lake, sophomore Tinja Anderson-Mitterling and junior Shandy Buckley -- earned All-Pacific Coast Collegiate Sailing Conference honors yesterday.
Adams and Lake were picked for all-crew and all-skipper honors. Anderson-Mitterling and Buckley claimed all-women's skipper honors.
Seattle tops Hawaii-Hilo at D-II West Region
Seattle University eliminated Hawaii-Hilo from the NCAA Division II West Region softball tournament with an 11-9 victory yesterday at Bakersfield, Calif.
Leo Sing Chow led the Vulcans (29-19) with four hits and three RBIs, and Miki Asamura added three hits.
» Cal State Stanislaus eliminated Hawaii Pacific (27-20) from the West Region with a 10-2 victory yesterday.
The Sea Warriors scored twice in the first inning, but Cal State Stanislaus scored six runs in the bottom of the first and never looked back.
Ueno takes 10th place in NCAA D-III golf
Whitney Ueno, a Hilo High alumna, recovered from a first-round 92 to shoot 75, 78 and 77 the next three days to climb into 10th place yesterday in the NCAA Division III women's golf championship.
The Willamette University freshman finished with a 30-over-par 322 at Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla. Ueno was 14 strokes behind winner Charlotte Williams of Methodist College.
» Kamehameha graduate Mari Chun is tied for 16th place after two rounds of the three-round NCAA Division I Women's West Regional at the Washington National Golf Club in Auburn, Wash.