Wahine softball team downs Dutch
Senior Brandi Peiler slapped an infield single to drive in Tanisha Milca for the winning run in the bottom of the eighth as the No. 15 Hawaii softball team edged the Netherlands national team 4-3 yesterday in the second day of the Pepsi Malihini Aloha Tournament at Rainbow Wahine Softball Stadium.
The Wahine's Jessica Morton pitched all eight innings, allowing three runs and striking out 10 to earn the win.
The tournament continues today with Hawaii playing No. 22 Washington and Idaho State.
Perez leads Warriors in golf tournament
The Hawaii men's golf team was in 14th place after firing an opening-round 308 yesterday in the Southern Highlands Collegiate in Las Vegas.
Hawaii golfer Ryan Perez led the Warriors with a 1 over-par 73 and was tied for 21st in the individual standings.
Southern California holds the lead at 3-under-par.
The tournament continued today.
Irons upsets Australian champion
Hawaii's Jana Irons upset Australian Longboard Champion Chelsea Williams in the quarterfinals of the Banana Boat Women's Longboard Pro yesterday at Noosa Beach in Australia.
The tournament is part of the Noosa Festival of Surfing and will continue today.
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Sea Warrior pitching dominant in sweep
Courtney Kessell and Sherise Musquiz pitched shutouts as Hawaii Pacific swept a softball doubleheader against Grand Canyon 3-0 and 6-0 yesterday in Kaneohe.
Second basemen Casey Sugihara went 3-for-4 with an RBI single in the fifth to lead the Sea Warriors in the first game.
First basemen Nicole Kalakau hit a homerun in the third inning of the second game and the Sea Warriors scored three in the seventh off Grand Canyon pitcher Mic Farrell.
Undefeated Hawaii Pacific (12-0) faces Maine on Tuesday.
HPU offense crushes Grand Canyon
The Hawaii Pacific baseball team defeated Grand Canyon 11-5 and 17-4 in a doubleheader yesterday in Kaneohe.
Designated hitter Aaron Asher hit a three-run home run in the bottom of the first and the Sea Warriors scored eight runs off 10 hits in the first two innings of the first game. Spencer Omalza (2-0) pitched six solid innings to earn the win.
Andrew Sramek went 2-for-3 and hit a grand slam to lead HPU's offense in the second game. Toby Inoue picked up the win.
Seasider Cross Country teams honored
The Brigham Young-Hawaii men's and women's cross country teams were both named NCAA Division II All-Academic Teams by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association.
The Seasider men's and women's teams were honored for achieving team cumulative grade point averages of 3.03 and 3.23.
HPU men's tennis cracks top 10
The undefeated Hawaii Pacific men's tennis team is ranked 10th in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association's national poll and are second in their regional poll.
The Sea Warriors (3-0) are led by Hendrik Bode, who was recently named the NCAA West Region's top player so far this season.
HPU plays Southern Illinois-Carbondale on Monday.