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Hawaii Beat

By Star-Bulletin Staff

Saturday, May 13, 2000

By Dennis Oda, Star-Bulletin
University of Hawaii women's basketball players Hedy Liu,
Kyla Evers and Raylene Howard, from left, were among a group
of seniors honored at a reception at Washington Place last night.

in national semis

The streaking Brigham Young-Hawaii women and Hawaii Pacific men roared into today's semifinals of the NCAA Division II national tennis championships with convincing victories yesterday at Pensacola, Fla.

The top-seeded BYUH women went for their 66th consecutive dual-match victory today against Rollins (Fla.).

The Seasiders blitzed Armstrong Atlantic State (Ga.), 5-0, in a rematch of last year's Division II title match.

The third-seeded HPU men (23-3) were to face No. 2 seed Valdosta State (Ga.) today after downing Florida Southern, 5-2, for their 19th straight victory.

The finals are tomorrow.

Hawaii Pacific | BYU-Hawaii

Quarterback Club speakers

Jim Leahey, KFVE's voice of the Rainbows, Steve Link, head coach of Punahou's Interscholastic League of Honolulu championship girls' track and field team, and Howard Okita, head coach of Hawaii Pacific University's Pac-West Conference softball champions, will be the guest speakers at Monday's luncheon-meeting of the Honolulu Quarterback Club.

Lunch begins at noon at the Pagoda Hotel, with the program to follow.

Isle golfers fall short

Hawaii's Regan Lee and Dean Dorothy failed to make the fourth-round cut in the Canadian Tour Qualifying School on Thursday at Kamloops, British Columbia.

Dorothy shot a 75-297 to miss the cut by five strokes, while Lee had a 78-304.

U.S.- Japan games at UH

The first two games of the 29th USA-Japan college all-star baseball series will be played at Rainbow Stadium June 25 and 27.

Game time is 7 p.m. each day. General admission tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for ages 16 and under.

Game 3 of the series will be played at Los Angeles and the final two games in Arizona.

The host Japan All-Stars swept last year's series. Former Hawaii prep stars Justin Wayne and Keone DeRenne were members of the U.S. team.

Hipwell UH-Hilo standout

Catcher Melanie Hipwell, a senior from La Mesa, Calif., who had a team-leading .386 batting average, was named the Most Outstanding Player on the University of Hawaii at Hilo softball team.

Freshman center fielder Leinani Hashida of Mililani took UHH Rookie of the Year honors.

Rachel Loo was named the Scholar-Athlete winner and Leila Kamakele won the Coaches' Award.

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

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