Hawaii Beat

By Star-Bulletin Staff

Tuesday, March 2, 1999

Hawaii sixth, seventh
in two volleyball polls

The Hawaii men's volleyball team is ranked sixth nationally in this week's Volleyball Magazine poll and No. 7 in the USA Today/AVCA Coaches Top 15.

Brigham Young, unbeaten in 15 matches, is No. 1 in both polls.

The Rainbows, 9-4 overall and 5-3 in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation, play host to UC Santa Barbara Friday and Saturday.

HOWARD, ITOMAN ACADEMIC STARS: Raylene Howard and BJ Itoman of Hawaii were among 17 women named to the GTE/CoSIDA District VIII (Western states) Academic All-America basketball teams yesterday.

Howard, a junior from Australia, with a 3.46 grade point average in Secondary Eduction, was a second-team selection. Itoman, a senior from Honolulu with a 3.78 GPA in Exercise Science, was a third-team pick.

SEVEN WAHINE SWIM QUALIFIERS: Seven members of the Hawaii women's swimming and diving team have qualified for the NCAA Championships, to be held March 18-20 at Athens, Ga.

J.P. Palmer qualified for the 3-meter and platform diving events and Brooke Morgan also qualified for the platform event. Melanie Zauder qualified for the 100-yard breaststroke event. The 400-yard freestyle relay foursome of Jamie Dvorak, Yvonne Garrigan, Brandie Smith and Eliza Werth also qualified.

See line scores and results in
the [Scoreboard] section.

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