Hawaii takes fifth at Stanford Invitational
The No. 5 Hawaii water polo team claimed fifth place in the Stanford Invitational yesterday with a 13-10 in over San Jose State in Palo Alto, Calif.
Kelly Mason scored five goals and Kristy Bagnall added a hat trick for the Rainbow Wahine (3-3), while Lisa van Raalte added two goals.
Earlier in the day, the Rainbow Wahine fell to No. 4 California, 5-2, in the final match of pool play. Mason and Bagnall tallied UH's scores in the loss.
Jayhawks rout Vulcans
The University of Hawaii-Hilo was defeated by Kansas for the fourth straight game, 9-2, at Wong Stadium yesterday.
Catcher Buck Afenir went 2-for-4 with three runs driven in on a double and home run to lead the Jayhawks (5-0). Andres Esquibel pitched four strikeouts over five innings for the win, and left fielder John Allman and designated hitter Joe Servais added two RBIs apiece.
Left fielder David Chu went 4-for-5 with a triple for the Vulcans (0-9).
Eighteen locals advance in Monster Pro
Hawaii residents won 10 of 16 heats in 6 to 8 foot surf in the Monster Energy Pro at Pipeline yesterday.
Haleiwa's Kalani Brown and Reef McIntosh earned the highest single wave and heat scores at 9.5 and 17, respectively.
A total of 18 of 31 locals advanced to round three, including 16-year-old Kiron Jabour as the youngest competitor and 42-year-old Derek Ho as the oldest.
Sheppard breaks UH high jump record
Emily Sheppard, of the University of Hawaii women's track and field team, broke the school record with a leap of 5 feet, 10 and 3/4 inches in the high jump Saturday at Cooke Field.
Moments later, the sophomore from British Columbia broke the record again with a jump of 6 feet.
Fields Open tickets up for grabs
Tickets for the LPGA's Fields Open, held Feb. 19-24 at the Ko Olina Golf Club, are on sale at First Hawaiian Bank branches and host Ko Olina.
Single-day tickets are $10 apiece, while a pass for all four tournament days costs $25.
For more information call 671-1727, or to volunteer call 722-6508.