Hawaii Beat

By Star-Bulletin Staff

Thursday, March 18, 1999

Swimmers, divers
at UH are honored

Kris Fukushima and Darren Sandvig received the Coaches Award for women and men, respectively, at the Hawaii swimming and diving teams' annual awards ceremony last night at the Stan Sheriff Center.

Other award winners:

Soichi Sakamoto Award: swimmers Greg Phillips and Jamie Tamanaha; Outstanding Freshman Award: swimmers Luis Rojas and Brandie Smith; Torry Terroll Award: swimmer Nick Folker; Candace Cabrowski Award: diver J.P. Palmer.

Most Inspirational Award: swimmers Jeff Stanford and Jamie Dvorak; Outstanding Student-Athlete Award: swimmers Folker and Fukushima.

The awards were presented by Sam Freas, the Western Athletic Conference Coach of the Year in his first season at the UH helm.

The UH teams each went 13-0 in dual meets, placed third (men) and eighth (women) in the WAC title meet and qualified 12 swimmers and divers for the upcoming NCAA championships.

PacWest honor to Lono

Hawaii Pacific second baseman Jarnett Lono, who helped the Sea Warriors win four games last week by going 6-for-14 at the plate with two triples and three doubles, was named the Pacific West Conference softball Player of the Week.

McCully ousts Ewa

Kyle Higuchi had three hits and three runs batted in, leading McCully to a 10-6 victory over Ewa last night at Ala Wai Field in the Oahu Senior AJA baseball playoffs.

The losers were eliminated from the four-team championship tournament, which continues tonight at Hans L'Orange Park with Kaneohe and Sheridan playing at 7 p.m.

Alexander in title fight

Hawaii's Eric Alexander meets Otillo Villarreal of New York in a scheduled 12-round bout for the vacant NABF welterweight title tomorrow night at New Orleans.

Pro-Pro golf set

The Aloha Section PGA Pro-Pro Championship will be played Sunday and Monday at the Makena Resort's North Course on Maui.

The 36-hole, four-ball stroke-play event, with a $6,000 purse, has drawn a field of 30 teams from around the state.

Brothers Michael and Ron Castillo Jr. are the defending champions.

BYUH women 17-0

The BYU-Hawaii women's tennis team did not lose a set in crushing Montana State, 9-0, yesterday at Laie for its 17th victory without a loss this season.

The BYUH-Weber State men's match was rained out.

The Seasiders men's and women's teams play doubleheaders against Springfield and Chaminade Saturday at noon.

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

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