BYU's Snow receives 2 honors
Emi Snow (Kamehameha '04) was named to the All-Mountain West Conference softball team. The junior outfielder at Brigham Young also is a Louisville Slugger/NFCA West Region second-team member. Snow was second in the MWC in slugging (.703) and RBIs (49), and posted a career-best 16 home runs.
The Cougars advanced to today's NCAA Provo Regional final against Arizona State by beating Southern Utah 10-5 yesterday. Snow was 1-for-7 in two games yesterday.
» Shortstop Liane Horiuchi (Kamehameha '05) was 1-for-2 in host Tennessee's 8-0, first-round win over Furman yesterday. Right fielder Anita Manuma (Campbell '06) was 0-for-1 with a walk.
» Two sophomores from Hawaii did not play in their teams' losses yesterday: Kimberly Fuller (Roosevelt '05), a second baseman at Nebraska, and Lau Emmsley-Chang (Kamehameha '05), an outfielder at Creighton.
Sanders makes WNBA roster
Former University of Hawaii Rainbow Wahine basketball player Amy Sanders has made the opening day roster of the defending WNBA champion Detroit Shock.
Judy Mosley, who played for the Los Angeles Sparks and Sacramento Monarchs, is the only other former Wahine to make a WNBA squad.
Sanders, who finished her UH career in 2006, played professionally in Sweden last year.
The Shock open the season today against the Monarchs at 9 a.m. on KITV.
Hilea leads Jennie K. by 1
Jaclyn Hilea shot an opening-round 71 to take a one-shot lead over defending champion Kristina Merkle in the Jennie K. Invitational yesterday at Mid-Pacific Country Club.
Nancy Shon and Traci Kashiwabara-Ayabe are tied for third, six shots behind the leader. Nicole Sakimoto holds a two-shot lead over Bev Kim in the A-flight group after firing a 79.
Second-round action gets under way at 7 a.m.