Wahine open MPSF with win
Angela Turnbull scored five goals and Lisa van Raalte and Kelly Mason each added four scores as the Hawaii women's water polo team scored a season-high 22 goals in routing Pacific 22-8 yesterday in the first round of the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championships in Tempe, Ariz.
Hawaii will take on the winner of the San Diego State and UC Santa Barbara match played today at 12:20 p.m. The 22 goals scored was a school record in the MPSF tournament.
Asuka helps UCI upset BYU
MALIBU, Calif. » Sophomore libero Brent Asuka (Iolani '05) had a team-high 10 digs to help UC Irvine upset Brigham Young last night in a Mountain Pacific Sports Federation men's volleyball semifinal, 30-19, 28-30, 27-30, 30-27, 15-10, at Firestone Fieldhouse.
The victory sends the third-seeded Anteaters (26-5) -- who ended Hawaii's season last Saturday -- into tomorrow's final against host Pepperdine. The top-seeded Waves (26-1) downed fourth-seeded UC Santa Barbara 30-23, 24-30, 30-26, 30-20 in yesterday's first semifinal.
Sensley to be at speed and quickness
Former Hawaii basketball standout Julian Sensley will be at the speed and quickness camps this weekend.
The clinics are at the University of Hawaii at 8:30 a.m., with registration at 8 a.m. tomorrow and Sunday.
Call 739-5444 or visit hawaiispeedandquickness.com for more information.
Lee earns Menlo College honor
Kepua Lee, a junior on the Menlo College basketball team, was named the Don Bailie Co-Female Athlete of the Year at the annual Convocation awards ceremony Wednesday.
She shares the honor with Sara Fulp-Allen, a senior on the wrestling and cross country teams.
Lee (Moanalua '04), a 5-foot-9 forward, broke the school records for career points, field goals made and attempted, free throws made and attempted and rebounds this year. She is a two-time NAIA All-American.
Lee also was the junior-class winner of the Richard F O'Brien Award, given to a student who best exemplifies the true spirit of the Menlo campus through all-around excellence, a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0, and be recognized as an active contributor to the campus learning community.
Kalaheo coach earns spirit award
Alan Heu has won the American Youth Soccer Organization National Spirit Award. He is the first coach from Hawaii to win the award. Heu also coaches the Kalaheo girls team.
UH's Murray jumps to second
Hawaii discus thrower Novelle Murray moved up one spot to second in this week's Trackwire Dandy Dozen list of the top 12 athletes in the country in their respective events.
Murray trails Arizona State's Sarah Stevens in the rankings, but beat her in last week's UC San Diego Triton Invitational. Her throw of 178 feet, 10 inches was a personal best and the fifth-best throw in the country this season.
Broncos eliminate Rainbow Wahine
Second-seeded Boise State shut out Hawaii 4-0 yesterday in the women's quarterfinals of the Western Athletic Conference Tennis Championships in Boise, Idaho.
Hawaii ends its season at 6-17. It was the final match for seniors Kana Aikawa, Samantha Cappella and Florence Wasko. It's the fifth straight year Hawaii has been knocked out in the quarterfinals.