University of Hawaii swimmers Peter Struglinski and Heidi Hausknecht have qualified for the NCAA Championships with the times they earned at the men's and women's Western Athletic Conference tournaments.
UH swimmers in NCAA meets
Hausknecht, a freshman from Salt Lake City, will swim the 50- and 100-yard freestyle and the 100-yard butterfly at Indianapolis, today through Saturday.
Struglinski, a senior from Kazimierz, Poland, will compete in the 100- and 200-yard breaststroke events at Minneapolis, March 27-29.
ISHII FIVE STROKES BACK: Japan's Keiji Teshima, winless in 14 years as a professional, shot a 6-under-par 66 today to take a one-stroke lead after the first round of the Shizuoka Open golf tournament in Ogasa, Japan.
David Ishii of Hawaii had a 71.
JENKINS NAMED MVP: Sophomore Merriel Jenkins had been selected the Most Valuable Player for the University of Hawaii at Hilo men's basketball team.
The 6-foot-6 forward from Philadelphia led the team in scoring (22.4 points per game), rebounding (9.8 per game) and blocked shots (76).
Also honored were Eric Culberson (most improved), Scott Tharp (scholar/athlete), Travis Lindstrom (Brent Martin Memorial) and Jayme Carvalho (most inspirational).
WRESTLING MEETING SCHEDULED: USA Wrestling-Hawaii will hold an organizational meeting Saturday at 9 a.m. at Radford High School, room 152.
Interested parties should contact Al Chee at 488-3950.
SKATEBOARD CONTEST: The Association of Skateboarders in Hawaii will hold the first of five bi-monthly contests Sunday at Kailua District Park.
Practice starts at 10:30 a.m. for members, the contest at 11:30 a.m.
Membership and entry forms are handled at 808 Skate, a couple of blocks from the park. Call 263-0808 for directions to the shop.
Entry fees are $10 for nonmembers (includes membership) and $5 for ASH members.
PAR FOR THE PRIORY: The annual St. Andrew's Priory golf tournament will be held Tuesday with a 12:30 p.m. shotgun start at Hickam AFB's Mamala Bay Course.
A chipping and putting tournament starts at 10:30 a.m.
The format is a three-person modified scramble. The entry fee is $125 per person, $375 per team.
For information, telephone Linda Matsumoto at 532-2401.