Chun earns Pac-10 honors
Mari Chun (Kamehameha '05), a Stanford sophomore, has been named to the All-Pacific-10 Conference women's golf first team.
She finished third in the Pac-10 tournament with a 3-over-par 71-73-75--219 on the 6,196-yard Broadmoor Course in Seattle last week. Chun's total was one stroke behind the co-leaders.
Amanda Wilson (Waiakea '05), a sophomore at Arizona, tied for 15th place with a 78-76-77--231.
Chun and her Stanford teammates will compete in the NCAA West Regional at the Entrada at Snow Canyon Country Club in St. George, Utah, May 10-12.
» Jennie Pleas (Kauai '04), a junior at Nevada, is a member of the Wolf Pack team competing at the regional.
» Lehua Wise (Kauai '03), a New Mexico State senior, received an individual regional invite.
» Lindsay Hong (Punahou '04) finished tied for 11th in the Ivy League women's golf tournament April 21-23. The junior at Yale overcame a first-round 86 with a 76 and an 80 the next two days to shoot 242.
» Kira Murashige (Waiakea '04), a junior at Long Beach State, finished 25th in the Big West Conference women's golf tournament with a 98-82-90--270 total.
Taylor, Lim score for USC
Logan Taylor and Donovan Lim, walk-ons with the Southern California men's track team, were surprise winners in the Trojans' victory over UCLA last Saturday.
Taylor (Word of Life '04), a junior, turned in a personal best in winning the 110-meter hurdles in 13.71 seconds.
Lim (Punahou '05), a 5-foot-10 sophomore, won the high jump with a leap of 6 feet, 8 inches.
The wins were worth five points each in USC's 84-79 victory that ended a five-year losing streak to the Bruins.
Taylor didn't score points in the 400-meter high hurdles, but was fifth in 59.43.
» Nathaniel Nasca (Pearl City '04), a junior at Azusa Pacific, placed second in the 100-meter dash (10.98) and the 100-meter hurdles (14.94), to help the Cougars win their ninth consecutive Golden State Athletic Conference men's title last Saturday.
Blomberg a leader for Stags
Andrew Blomberg (Moanalua '05) produced solid numbers in his sophomore season for the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Stags baseball team. In 40 games, the first baseman led the Stags with 10 home runs and 54 runs scored. Blomberg was second in runs batted in (48), slugging percentage (.654) and hits (59). He compiled a .364 batting average going 59-for-162, and had 11 doubles and three triples for the NCAA Division III team.
» J.J. (Jared-James) Pacheco (St. Anthony '04), a junior who either plays second base or is the designated hitter for Abilene Christian, is hitting .356 for the 44-11 Wildcats. The transfer from Chabot College has the second-most stolen bases on the team, swiping 12 in 15 attempts.
» Jordan Shibata (Aiea '04) was the leading hitter for the Lewis & Clark Pioneers with a .319 average (38-for-119). The junior shortstop and leadoff hitter also led the 13-21 Pioneers with 26 runs and tied for the lead with 38 hits and seven doubles.
» Eric Muraoka (Iolani '04), a junior right-hander pitched 59 2/3 innings in 15 games for the NCAA Division III Pioneers. He had a 3-3 record, allowed 69 hits, walked 30 and fanned 26 to finish with a 6.03 earned-run average.
Galon a 4-time first-teamer
Sarah Galon (Leilehua '03), playing No. 1 singles, was 18-6 for the Cleveland State Vikings women's tennis team this year.
She also was named to the All-Horizon League first team for the fourth consecutive year.
Galon also was one of 122 student-athletes honored at the John Konstantinos Athletic Academic Honors Luncheon for maintaining a cumulative grade-point average of 3.00 or better.
» Lisa Harunaga (Kamehameha '06), a freshman tennis player, was named the Lewis & Clark College female Pioneer Rookie of the year at the year-end awards banquet.
She had an 11-8 record as L&C's No. 1 singles player.