Mauia signs with Dolphins
The Miami Dolphins yesterday signed former University of Hawaii fullback Reagan Mauia to a four-year contract.
Mauia is the fifth of the Dolphins' 10 draft picks to sign with the team yesterday afternoon.
He spent the past two seasons at Hawaii, where he was a running back after beginning his college career as a defensive and offensive lineman.
Former University of Hawaii fullback Reagan Mauia will now do his running for Miami.
8 Rainbow Wahine earn honors
Senior Amy Logan led eight Rainbow Wahine water polo players who made the Academic All-Mountain Pacific Sports Federation team announced yesterday.
Logan, a sociology major, sported the highest grade-point average on the team with a 3.61. Also making the team were Meike De Nooy, Robin Harney, Anna Sieprath, Kristin Swanson, Kristy Bagnall, Jen Hohl and Lisa van Raalte.
Students must have at least a 3.0 GPA, completed one full academic year at the member institution prior to this season and competed in 50 percent or more of the team's competitions.
Sea Warriors sign 2 for volleyball
Rayna Richardson, a 5-foot-11 outside hitter, and setter Candice Kolkka have signed to play women's volleyball at Hawaii Pacific Universitty next season.
Richardson is a JC transfer from San Diego Mesa College, which took fourth in the California Junior College Championships last season. Kolkka was a setter at Buchanan High in California, where she earned All-City and All-Valley honors.
Rainbow Wahine compete in regionals
Five Rainbow Wahine track and field athletes competed on the first day of the NCAA West Regional Championships yesterday in Eugene, Ore.
Junior Annett Wichmann finished in 12th place in the javelin and 14th in the high jump. Sophomore Emily Sheppard and senior Mallory Gilbert also competed in the high jump, finishing seventh and ninth, respectively. Hawaii tied UCLA for the most entrants competing in the event.
Junior Meghan Weaver competed in the shot put, but did not reach the finals. Sophomore Thalia Amanakis finished fifth in her preliminary heat of the 400-meter hurdles with a time of 1:03.07.
The meet continues today with Hawaii's Novelle Murray and Jessica Trujillo competing in the discuss and pole vault.
International Masters swim meet set
The fourth annual Hawaii International Masters Swim Meet is set for June 24 at Veterans Memorial Aquatic Center at Central Oahu Regional Park.
Swimmers ages 19 and up may enter up to five individual events and unlimited relays. Those not registered as USMS swimmers must include a registration form with their entries.
For information, call meet director Al Minn at 261-5143 or e-mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline is June 15.