Nick Folker twice set University of Hawaii records in 50-yard freestyle heats yesterday and finished 11th in the event at the NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships last night at Indianapolis.
Folker, UH relay team
11th in NCAA swims
Folker swam his first qualifying heat in 19.79 seconds, then lowered that UH mark to 19.72 in the semifinals.
He and teammate Jeff Stanford, who was 39th in the 50 freestyle, also swam with Eddie Lovell and Greg Phillips on the 11th-place 200 free relay team. Auburn won with an NCAA record time of 1:16.50. The UH quartet finished in 1:20.06.
The meet continued today and winds up tomorrow.
Arizona wins Thompson golfThe Arizona women's golf team, led by individual medalist Krissie Register, won the Dr. Donnis Thompson Rainbow Tournament by 18 strokes yesterday at the Kaneohe Klipper course.
The Wildcats had a 54-hole aggregate of 17-under-par 881. Pepperdine was second at 899. Hawaii finished seventh in the 15-team field at 918.
Register shot a 4-under 68 in the final round for a 215 total and a two-stroke edge over Jennifer Hubbard of SMU and Angela Stanford of TCU. Kathy Cho was Hawaii's low scorer at 76--227, tying for 17th place.
HPU tennis team hotThe Hawaii Pacific men's tennis team improved its record to 16-2 yesterday with a 9-0 win over Pacific (Ore.) at the Oahu Club.
The Sea Warriors, ranked 11th in NCAA Division II, were led by No. 1 singles player Erik Sandblom (14-2).
Wahine home finaleThe fifth-ranked Hawaii women's water polo team finishes its home schedule with the Victor Aloha Classic, today through Sunday, at the Duke Kahanamoku Aquatic Complex.
The field includes third-ranked California (15-4), No. 12 Pacific (5-10), UC Santa Cruz (10-8) and the host Wahine (14-10).Hawaii plays UOP today at 6:30 p.m.
The Wahine finish the year on the road at the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Championship , April 9-11, in Los Angeles.
ASICS tourney beginsThe ASICS Rainbow Spring Volleyball Classic, the premier USAV girls junior national tournament, opened today with 47 teams competing at seven sites.
The tournament features some of the country's top high school seniors. Teams from Oahu, Kauai, Maui and the mainland are competing in four age-groups, from 12-and-under through 18-and-under.