Peters leads Seasiders to tournament sweep
Junior outside hitter Tuli Peters slammed a match-high 24 kills as Brigham Young-Hawaii defeated Western New Mexico in Hilo yesterday, 3-0, to finish as the only undefeated team in the Hawaiian Style Classic with a 4-0 record.
Sophomore Roseanne Vea added 10 kills, while her sister freshman Ane Vea posted a match-high six blocks for the No. 21 Seasiders in the 30-21, 30-21, 30-20 win.
BYU-Hawaii next plays an alumni match on Thursday at the Cannon Activities Center in Laie.
» Hawaii Pacific fell behind early and never recovered as the No. 13 Sea Warriors dropped to 1-3 for the year with a 30-14, 30-27, 30-28 loss to No. 18 Seattle Pacific at the Hawaiian Style Classic.
Barbara Martin led the Sea Warriors with 14 kills, while Melissa Sekigawa added 14 digs.
The Sea Warriors leave today for a road trip that includes matches against Seattle Pacific, Seattle, Central Washington, and St. Martin's.
» Host Hawaii-Hilo got 31 kills from Taina Savage as the Vulcans were edged by Wheeling Jesuit in five games, 30-32, 30-23, 30-25, 30-32, 15-10.
The Vulcans finished the tournament at 0-4.
» Chaminade fell to Findlay, 30-24, 30-28, 30-23, to drop to 2-2 for the year.
Trina Kauliakomoa led the Silverswords with 12 kills.
Wie hires new caddie
Michelle Wie hired Andrew Lano II to carry her bag for the next two events, Golfweek Magazine reported yesterday. Lano, who caddied for Kenny Perry for much of the past 20 years, will be on Wie's bag for the European Tour's Omega European Masters, Sept. 7-10, and for the PGA Tour's 84 Lumber Classic (Sept. 14-17). Lano applied for the job and went through an interview process with Team Wie, which included Michelle's father, B.J. Wie, and her agent Ross Berlin.