Hawaii Beat

By Star-Bulletin Staff

Tuesday, October 26, 1999

Top lacrosse clubs
to play in Hawaii

The ninth annual Hawaii Lacrosse Invitational, with seven teams from Canada, Japan and the U.S. mainland, will join host Hawaii Lacrosse Club in tournament set for Nov. 6-7, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Kapiolani Park.

Among the top international players expected to compete is Casey Powell, the 1999 World Cup MVP and 1998 NCAA Player of the Year.

Admission is free and food and beverages will be available.

UH harriers in WAC meet

The Hawaii Wahine will run in the Western Athletic Conference Women's Cross-Country Championship meet Saturday at Fresno State.

Representing UH in the 5-kilometer event will be Teryn Bentley, Lisa Davis, Jodi Enomoto, Laurel Heflin, Casey McGuire-Turcotte, Angela Ross and Sadie Martin.

The Wahine also will compete in the NCAA Regional Nov. 13 at Portland, Ore.

Rainbow sailors fourth

Hawaii's coed sailing team placed fourth last weekend in the Pacific Coast Intercollegiate Yacht Racing Association Sloop Championships at Newport Beach, Calif.

UH's Steve Brown, John Sharkey, Adam Corpuz-Lahne and Emi Tottori competed in the four-race event, which was won by USC.

Next up for Hawaii is the PCYIRA's Women's Fall Championships at Long Beach this weekend.

Vulcans spike Seattle

Hawaii-Hilo defeated Seattle, 15-3, 15-0, 15-8, yesterday in PacWest Conference women's volleyball at Seattle.

YWCA receives $18,000

The YWCA received an $18,000 donation from golfers competing in the City Bank Helps Invitational last week at the Pearl Country Club.

In honor of City Bank's 40th anniversary this year, the team of Wayne Toma, Mervyn Kotake and Glenn McGinn won the grand prize for finishing in 40th place.

The City Bank benefit tournament has raised more than $300,000 for Oahu charities in the last 22 years.

Juniors close season

The Hawaii State Junior Golf Association will close out its Junior Tour Series Nov. 6 at the Waikoloa Village Golf Course on the Big Island.

JTS events are open to boys and girls from 8 to 18 years of age. The field will be limited to the first 60 entries, regardless of age divisions, as long as they are members of the HSJGA.

Entry deadline is Friday. The fee is up to $20. Call 532-0559 for information.

NCAA eligibility seminar

The American Youth Soccer Organization is sponsoring a seminar titled, "What Parents and Student-Athletes Need To Know about NCAA Academic Eligibility."

The seminar is scheduled for Nov. 17 at the Kailua High School cafeteria, starting at 6:30 p.m.

Daniel Arakaki, compliance coordinator for the University of Hawaii athletic department, will provide information about the NCAA, the NCAA Initial Eligibility Clearinghouse and the process of becoming eligible.

For more information, call Ron Hata at 671-8285 or Arakaki at 956-2637.

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