Hawaii Beat

By Star-Bulletin Staff

Smith sparks Hawaii sweep
in 1,500 at Occidental meet

Hawaii's Cheryl Smith won the 1,500-meter run at the Occidental College Multi Events and Distance Carnival at Eagle Rock, Calif. yesterday.

Smith completed the distance in 4:39.65 and was pushed by teammates Casey McGuire-Turcotte and Alethe West. McGuire-Turcott took second and West finished third to give UH the sweep.

Natalie Kolodziej was Hawaii's only other top-three finisher in the meet, coming in second in the 800-meter race.

Hawaii divers shut out of NCAA championships

Hawaii's divers were shut out of the NCAA Championships, finishing their season yesterday at the Zone E Championships at Stanford University.

John Coyle took 11th in the men's platform with a score of 408.6. He was the only UH diver to compete yesterday.

Mike Gowdy placed fifth in the one-meter event on Friday and 11th three-meters Thursday.

Maggie Roberts scored a 212.35 in the women's three-meter on Friday and finished 20th in the one-meter.

Hood posts another shutout for Sea Warriors

Brigham Young-Hawaii's Kassiopeia Hood threw her second shutout in as many days, beating Hawaii Pacific 2-0 at Laie yesterday.

Hood, who shut out Chaminade on Friday, gave up only four hits and did not allow a walk while striking out seven.

Juanita Vega gave Hood all the runs she needed by hitting BYUH's first home run since March 28, 2000 in the sixth.

The Seasiders (7-10, 4-3) visit Hilo Wednesday while the Sea Warriors (10-7, 2-3) will see BYUH again March 23.

Vulcans brought down: Hawaii-Hilo was swept 2-0 and 1-0 in a doubleheader by conference foe Western New Mexico (15-7, 6-2) at Hilo yesterday. The Vulcans are19-6, 8-2.

Silverswords win pair: Chaminade beat Vanguard twice 8-0 and 2-1, with Kelly Kaaihili and Melissa Marquez picking up the wins for the 'Swords (14-12).

Hawaii holds down Northridge in water polo

The Hawaii women's water polo team blew out Cal State Northridge 11-4 yesterday at the Duke Kahanamoku pool.

Hawaii (8-7, 2-3) took a 3-2 lead after the first quarter against the Matadors (2-8, 0-4). Traci Trochinski scored three goals for the Wahine and Chelsea Garner-Prohs tallied two.

Local fencers earn silver

Janice Kato and Joshua Thurlow of Hawaii Fencers Club won silver medals in their divisions at the U.S. Fencing Association North America Cup last weekend in Reno, Nev.

Kato finished second in the veteran women's epee competition. Thurlow, 15, placed second in the Division III men's epee tournament.

Sea Warriors drop pair to Toros at Aloha Stadium

Wade Taguchi went 5-for-6 but Hawaii Pacific (17-16) dropped two games to Cal State-Dominguez Hills (15-11) at Aloha Stadium Friday. The Sea Warriors lost the first game 7-6 and the second game 14-4.

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

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