Hawaii Beat

Star-Bulletin Staff

Tennessee tennis shuts out Rainbow Wahine

Hawaii had a two-match tennis win streak ended yesterday when the Rainbow Wahine were shut out by Tennessee 7-0.

The closest UH got was Lauren Fitzgerald taking Tennessee's Sabita Maharaj to three sets.

"Tennessee had to play better to beat us, which they did," UH coach Carolyn Katayama said in a release.

The Wahine will host New Mexico on Monday at the Central Oahu Tennis Complex.

Rainbow Warriors' match canceled: The UH mens' scheduled match against Sacramento State was canceled yesterday when the visiting team had to leave for the mainland before inclement weather could clear up.

UH hosts Arkansas tomorrow at 2 p.m. at the Central Oahu Tennis Complex.

Speed and quickness clinics throughout spring

Hawaii Speed and Quickness clinics, conducted by Hawaii coaches Mel DeLaura and Rich Miano, will be held throughout the spring at the UH campus.

DeLaura is a strength and conditioning specialist and Miano is Hawaii's defensive backs coach and a former NFL player.

Sessions are scheduled for Saturday and Sunday at UH. Athletes ages 7-12 are to report to Cooke Field at 10 a.m., ages 13 and up at 1:30 p.m. Cost is $10. For information, call 671-3812.

Other clinics are set for March 27 and 28, April 3 and 4, April 24 and 25, May 8 and 9 and May 22 and 23.

Figure-skating competition starts today

The Hawaii Figure Skating Club hosts the Skate Aloha 2004 competition today through Saturday at the Ice Palace Skating Arena at Stadium Mall. Spectators are welcome. Admission is free.

Seventy-four skaters are expected, from as far away as Belgium, British Columbia, Canada, Alaska and California.

Competition runs from 2 to 8:30 p.m. tomorrow, 2 to 6 p.m. Friday and 8:30 to 10 a.m. Saturday. For information, go to

BYUH defeats Division I St. Louis

Brigham Young-Hawaii, ranked No. 3 in NCAA Division II, beat Division I St. Louis University 5-4 yesterday in men's tennis action.

The Seasiders were led by Jan Krejci, who won 6-4, 3-6, 7-5 in No. 1 singles to spoil Ikaika Jobe's return to Hawaii. BYUH also got singles wins from Hong Tae Kim and Leon So'onalole. Krejci-Kim won in No. 1 doubles and So'onalole teamed with Dillon Porter to provide what would prove to be the deciding point with a win at No. 3 doubles.

BYUH hosts Bryant University on Monday.

Vulcans win in bottom of the 9th

HILO >> Mark Caviglia's bottom of the ninth inning, bases-loaded sacrifice fly gave Hawaii-Hilo a 4-3 baseball win over Western Illinois yesterday.

The Vulcans cashed in on a rally that started when Kaliko Oligo doubled, Johnny Dudoit walked and Chris Savio was safe on a bunt.

Savio and Sean Tamura each had two hits in the UH-Hilo win.

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