Hawaii Beat

By Star-Bulletin Staff

Wednesday, November 14, 2001

Final-round 72 propels UH’s
Kodama to victory

Hawaii golfer Matt Kodama shot a 72 in the final round to win the UH/Turtle Bay Invitational yesterday on the North Shore.

Kodama's three-round total of 1-over-par 217 was one shot better than Justin Maker of International Pacific and Robert Frye of the University of San Francisco.

UH, the defending champion, finished in fifth place in the competition, which was won by Virginia.

Hawaii's Norman-Ganin Asao shot a 228 and Justin Kim carded a 231.

Hawaii-Hilo placed sixth out of 10 teams and was led by Garrett Okamura, Nick Mason and Michael Kim, all with 229s.

UH fielded a second (White) team, and it placed 10th with Kellen-Floyd Asao shooting a 239.

Pearl City's Calpo to play for Hawaii

Carmen Calpo, a four-year player for Pearl City High School, has verbally committed to play soccer for Hawaii next year.

She had received interest from Fresno State and made an official visit to State University of New York at Stony Brook.

"I realized when I visited Stony Brook that I did not want to go away from home," Calpo said.

Calpo was an Oahu Interscholastic Association West Division first-team selection and a Star-Bulletin second-team all-state pick last year.

"Carmen is probably at 50 percent of her potential because she constantly improves," said Chargers coach Frank Baumholtz.

"She is a totally open-minded player who is becoming a team leader because of her own confidence. She has a sense of seeing the play before it happens."

The 5-foot-8 striker was the second leading scorer in the West Division last year. She also participates in cross country and track (800 meters).

Hunt, Prince win State Senior Open

Pat Hunt won the 2001 STIX Kauai State Senior Open golf tournament at the Mokihana Golf Course on Kauai on Saturday.

Hunt, an assistant pro at Puakea Golf Course on Kauai, shot a 3-over-par 147 in the two-day tournament to win by one shot over Rodney Acia, the director of golf at Hilo Municipal Golf Course.

Dean Prince of Maui won the super-senior division, also with a 147, and beat runner-up Sho Nakajima of Honolulu.

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

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