Hawaii Beat

By Star-Bulletin Staff

UH’s Bloch breaks record

AUSTIN, Texas >> UH's Cheyn Bloch broke the school record for the 100 breast stroke at the Texas Invitational yesterday.

Bloch, a two-time All-American, broke his own record with a time of 53.92 seconds during the preliminary heat. The junior from Wailuku, Maui, finished second in the event later in the day.

Bloch's performance put the Warriors in sixth place with one day to go, while the Rainbow Wahine sit in 10th place. Texas leads in both groups.

Mike Gowdy took third among 16 divers for Hawaii in the 3-meter event while Jonathan Coyle took fourth. Maggie Roberts was sixth in the women's 1-meter dive, the only woman to place for Hawaii.

Vulcans warm up for Warriors

Ryan Abrahams scored 19 points while Osodonor Esene and Kyle Bartholomew each contributed 14 as Hawaii-Hilo beat Fort Lewis College 89-81 yesterday at Hilo.

The Vulcans (5-2) won their third straight by hitting the boards for a 37-27 edge.

The Vulcans will play Hawaii in an exhibition tomorrow at 7 p.m. at the Stan Sheriff Center.

Jones, Helton at Na Koa lunch

Hawaii head football coach June Jones and assistant coach Tyson Helton will speak at tomorrow's meeting of the Na Koa Football Club.

Lunch begins at 11:30 a.m. at All Star Cafe, and is open to the public at $12.

More coaches at QB Club: UH offensive line coach Mike Cavanaugh and associate head coach George Lumpkin will headline tomorrow's meeting of the Honolulu Quarterback Club.

Also appearing will be Castle football coach Nelson Maeda and Kahuku volleyball coach Mona Ah-Hoy.

Lunch begins at 11:30 a.m. at the Pagoda restaurant with the program starting at noon.

Azinger, Beem, Kelly in Junior Pro Challenge

PGA golfers Rich Beem, Jerry Kelly and Paul Azinger have committed to the Junior Pro Challenge preceding the Sony Open Jan. 14 at Waialae Country Club.

The event features six professional golfers against six of Hawaii's best junior golfers in a six hole modified alternate shot stroke play format.

The rest of the professional field and the Hawaii team will be selected later.

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

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