Hawaii Beat


POSTED: Friday, November 06, 2009

Wie makes dubai final tour stop

DUBAI » Michelle Wie will end her season in Dubai at the final Ladies European Tour event of the year.

Tour officials announced yesterday that Wie will be part of the field at the Omega Dubai Ladies Masters from Dec. 9 to 12.

The 20-year-old Punahou School graduate played this year as an LPGA Tour member for the first time and is No. 17 on the money list. She did not win a tournament, although she helped lead the United States to victory in the Solheim Cup.


HPU men's soccer team is still in the title hunt

Ikaika Fuerte earned his first collegiate goal in the 70th minute to help the Hawaii Pacific men's soccer team beat UH-Hilo 2-1 yesterday in Kaneohe.

Eduardo Gutierrez scored for the Vulcans and Isaiah Guth scored the first goal for HPU.

The Sea Warriors (12-2-2, 9-2-2 PacWest) trail Grand Canyon (13-3-2, 10-1-1) by two points and finish their regular season tomorrow at home against Brigham Young-Hawaii. The Vulcans dropped to 9-10 and 8-5.

» Sam Akinaka and Jared Russell scored in the first half to lead Brigham Young-Hawaii over Chaminade 4-1 at Saint Louis Field.

Adam Maciejewski also scored for the Seasiders, who benefited from an own goal in the second half.


Seasiders shut out Silverswords in soccer

Natalie Cude scored two goals and the Brigham Young-Hawaii women's soccer team beat Chaminade 4-0 yesterday at Saint Louis field.

» Sanoe Souza scored two goals, one of them in overtime, as Hawaii Pacific beat UH-Hilo 2-1 for the first time in the program's history.


Ho and Blanchard advance at Peru event

Hawaii surfer Coco Ho won her heat in the first round of the ASP Movistar Peru Classic in Lobitos, Peru, yesterday.

Ho scored 12.83 points to beat Jessi Miley-Dyer of Australia (8.90) and Paige Hareb of New Zealand (7.24). Alana Blanchard finished second to Rebecca Woods in her heat to join Ho in the third round.

Hawaii surfers Melanie Bartels and Megan Abubo finished last in their heats and moved into the second round.