Irons ousted in ASP opener
Three-time ASP world champion Andy Irons of Kauai was eliminated by American Kelly Slater during yesterday's quarterfinal of the Quiksilver Pro Snapper Rocks at Australia.
Irons, the lone Hawaii surfer remaining, finished tied for fifth on the first stop of the ASP men's world tour. Slater, an eight-time world champ, won the title.
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Seasiders drop softball doubleheader
Brigham Young-Hawaii junior pitcher Katresha Veazie had a season-high six strikeouts, but had her four-hitter spoiled when the Seasiders gave up two unearned runs in a 2-0 loss to Grand Canyon yesterday in Laie.
The Lady Antelopes completed the sweep of the conference doubleheader by shutting out the Seasiders 11-0 in the second game.
Veazie went the distance in the first game, allowing just four singles. Grand Canyon (7-8-1, 2-0) scored unearned runs in the fifth and seventh for the win.
BYUH dropped to 3-16 and 2-4.
BYUH's Alves earns weekly honor
Sophomore center Lucas Alves, who led Brigham Young-Hawaii to two wins over Hawaii-Hilo, was named the PacWest basketball player of the week yesterday.
It was the fourth weekly honor for Alves, who averaged 21.5 points and 8.5 rebounds against the Vulcans.
Hawaii-Hilo women golfers in ninth
The Hawaii-Hilo women's golf team was in ninth place heading into today's second round of the St. Edward's Invitational in Austin, Texas.
The Vulcans shot an aggregate 359 to trail leader Texas by 28 strokes in the 17-team event at the Grey Rock Golf Club.
UHH's Jayna Shimomura carded an 85 to share 13th place. Erica Doody of Texas had the first-round lead at 78.