Hawaii Grown: College Athletics
Pape leads Mines in 7 categories
Kyle Pape (Iolani '05) is leading the 8-6 Colorado School of Mines Orediggers in scoring by averaging 14.2 points a game. The 6-foot-2 sophomore guard also leads the NCAA Division II team in minutes played (479), field goals made and attempted (66-173), 3-pointers made and attempted (32-95) and assists (41). He is tied for the lead in steals (14).
Pape earned his first career Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference East Division Player of the Week award for the week ending Dec. 19. He scored a career-high 36 points against New Mexico Highlands and led the Orediggers to two wins.
Pape hit a jumper in the lane with one second on the clock to give his team a 59-58 win over Adams State last Saturday after the Orediggers trailed 58-50 with 1:40 to play. Pape's rebound had given the Orediggers possession with 9 seconds remaining.
» Kami Shigematsu (Honokaa '03), a 5-3 junior guard for the Pacific Boxers, has started seven of 13 games. She has the best 3-point field goal percentage (.354) on the team, making 17 of 48 attempts. Shigematsu is averaging 4.5 points a game.
» Lana Young (Iolani '03) is the second leading scorer for the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athenas, averaging 8.8 points a game. The 5-5 senior guard is second in minutes played (389) and has started all 13 games for the 6-7 Athenas.
In the Athenas' 56-48 victory over Occidental last Saturday, she was the leading scorer with 14 points. She also had three steals and tied with two teammates for rebound honors with five.
» Kari Oki (Iolani '05), a 5-2 sophomore guard, has seen limited action (32 minutes) in three games for Claremont-Mudd-Scripps.
Collier a double winner for Pioneers
Swimmer Koy Collier (Maui '05) won two races and finished second in another race for the Lewis & Clark Pioneers last Saturday in a 124-81 loss to Puget Sound. The sophomore won the 100-yard freestyle in 56.25 seconds, took the 200 free in 2:01.30 and was second in the 1,000 free in 11:20.38.
» Jillian Luis (Kalaheo '05) scored points for the Pioneers when the sophomore placed fifth in the 200 back in 2:23.81.
» Freshmen Luana Mayfield (Waipahu '06) and Amanda Hamilton (Kealakehe '06) also added to the L&C point total. Mayfield was fourth in the 50 free in 27.22. Hamilton finished fourth in the 200 back (2:21.77) and fifth in the 200 free (2:08.75).
» Yusuke Kobayashi (Kaiser '06) won the 200 butterfly event for the Linfield Wildcats in a dual meet against Whitworth last Saturday. The freshman was timed in 1:58.40. He was second in the 200 free (1:48.30).
» Christine Nakamura (Hawaii Baptist '06), competing for the Linfield women, was third in the 1,000 free in 12:48.70. The freshman came in fourth in the 200 back in 2:26.74.
Crabbe, DeVey earn academic honors
Kekai Crabbe and Keith DeVey have qualified for the 2006 West Coast Conference Fall All-Academic teams in volleyball and soccer.
Crabbe (Kamehameha '03), a senior libero for the Pepperdine Waves, maintains a 3.23 grade-point average. She is majoring in natural sciences.
DeVey (St. Anthony '02), a senior striker for the Santa Clara Broncos, is majoring in communications and has a 3.70 GPA.
To be considered, a student-athlete must earn at least a 3.20 cumulative GPA and be a significant contributor to his or her team.