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PacWest Notebook

By Star-Advertiser staff



Aspnaes named All-West Region

Hawaii Pacific women's cross country runner Frida Aspnaes was named to the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association All-West Region Team yesterday.

Aspnaes finished 12th overall at the NCAA West Region Cross Country Championships last Saturday, helping HPU to a 13th-place team finish. She was named the PacWest runner of the year after winning the Hawaiian Airlines Pacific West Conference Women's Cross Country Championship race on Nov. 6.

Aspnaes earned PacWest weekly honors five times this season, with five individual wins.


PacWest Magazine on the air

Tonight's PacWest Magazine, The Television Show, features the Chaminade men's basketball team, which is hosting this week's Maui Invitational, as well as Brigham Young-Hawaii's Norman Kaluhiokalani, the PacWest men's and women's cross country coach of the year.

The show is at 8 p.m. on OC 16, with rebroadcasts throughout the week. It is also available online at or

The Commissioner Cup Standings through the fall sports season will be announced on PacWest Magazine, The Radio Show, at 10 a.m. this morning. In addition, the show will take a look at the first week of men's and women's basketball.

The program is online at




women's honor roll » Richelle Rieben, BYUH: The senior guard scored 25 points, shooting 61.5 percent from the field, including 5-for-10 from 3-point range, in the loss to Hawaii-Hilo.

» Phylicia Schultz, UHH: Junior forward averaged 12 points and eight rebounds as the Vulcans went 1-1.

» Steven Bennett, Chaminade: Senior guard scored 24 points with seven assists in the 81-70 win over Western New Mexico.

» Mamadou Diarra, Chaminade: Junior center scored 22 points, going 11-for-15 from the floor, with 11 rebounds and five blocked shots vs. WNM.

» Nick Frazier, HPU: Junior guard averaged 17.7 points a game as the Sea Warriors went 2-1.

» Shane Hanson, Chaminade: Senior forward scored 15 points when hitting five 3-pointers against Western New Mexico.

» Justin Smith, UHH: Senior forward had 14 points and eight rebounds as the Vulcans beat Western New Mexico 75-67.

» Marques Whippy, BYUH: Senior guard averaged 13 points, 12 rebounds and 4.0 steals on a 1-1 week for the Seasiders.

» Zach Wilde, UHH: Junior forward scored 21 points with nine rebounds against WNM.




Men: Chaminade in Maui Invitational, Lahaina Civic Center



Men: Chaminade at Maui Invitational, Lahaina Civic Center

Women: St. Thomas Aquinas (N.Y.) at BYU-Hawaii, 7:30 p.m., Cannon Activities Center



Men: Carleton (Calif.) at Hawaii Pacific, 2:30 p.m., Blaisdell Arena; Oakland City (Ind.) at BYU-Hawaii, 7:30 p.m., Cannon Activities Center.

Women: St. Thomas Aquinas (N.Y.) at Hawaii Pacific, noon, Blaisdell Arena; Oakland City (Ind.) at BYU-Hawaii, 5 p.m., Cannon Activities



Men: Oakland City (Ind.) at BYU-Hawaii, 7:30 p.m., Cannon Activities Center.

Cross Country
Women: BYU-Hawaii at NCAA Division II National Championship, Louisville.



Men: Carleton (Calif.) at Chaminade, 2 p.m., McCabe Gym




Cal State Dom. Hill 81, BYUH 54
BYU-Hawaii 87, Cal State San Bernardino 83 (OT)
Hawaii Pacific 92, Simon Frazer 79
Saint Martin's 80, Hawaii Pacific 67
Hawaii Pacific 71, W. Oregon 65
Hawaii-Hilo 75, Western N.M. 67

Central Washington 65, UH-Hilo 59
Cal St. Monterey Bay 71, HPU 49
Pacific Lutheran 67, Chaminade 56
Sonoma St. 56, Hawaii Pacific 49
Cent. Washington 76, Chaminade 44
Northwest Nazarene (Idaho) 103, Chaminade 50
Chico State 64, Hawaii Pacific 46
Hawaii Hilo 60, BYU-Hawaii 56



NCAA D-II West Regional Championship

Saturday At Bellingham, Wash.
Men, 10K
1. Alaska Anchorage, 49 points. 2. Chico State, 54. 3. Western Washington, 93.
Also: 9. BYU-Hawaii, 251. 15. Hawaii Pacific, 420.

1. M. Cheseto, Alaska Anchorage, 31:20.8. 2. J. Welling, Western Washington, 31:29.4. 3. B. Grimes, Western Washington, 31:39.7.

30. Thomas Puzey, BYUH, 33:21.4.
38. Mathew Gulden, BYUH, 33:33.3.
50. Brandon Krout, BYU-Hawaii, 33:55.2. 57. Anders Ludvigsen, HPU, 34:18.1.
61. Keoni Ucker, UHH, 34:30.1.
66. Vincente Herrera, BYUH, 34:48.4. 69. Justin Royer, BYUH, 34.51.1.
73. Luke Graesser, BYUH, 34.56.6.
75. Gerrett Prinslow, Chaminade, 34.58.6.
76. Dany Malley, HPU, 35:04.0.
79. Matthew Roberts, BYUH, 35:08.4.
94. Rasmus Nielsen, HPU Men, 36:07.7.
100. Nathan Williams, Chaminade, 36:34.7.
101. Keith Williams, HPU. 36:35.8.
102. Warren Nastivar, HPU, 36:39.5.
110. Emmanuel Jimenez, Chaminade, 37:01.0.
111. Jon Cleghorn, HPU, 37:10.9.
127. Craig Kandler, HPU, 39:38.7.

Women, 6K
1. Alaska Anchorage, 40. 2. Chico State, 55. 3. Western Washington, 111. 4. Cal Poly Pomona, 185. 5. Western Oregon, 211. 6. BYU-Hawaii, 213.
Also: 13. HPU, 322.

1. Sarah Porter, Western Washington, 21:21.9. 2. Ruth Keino, Alaska Anchorage, 22:01.2. 3. Miriam Kipng'eno, Alaska Anchorage, 22:09.2.

12. Frida Aspnaes, HPU, 23:26.5.
23. Lacey Krout, BYUH, 23:54.1.
28. Ina Marie Hjorth, HPU, 24:02.4.
38. Katherine Buxton, BYUH, 24:19.3.
44. Chanda Romney, BYUH, 24:24.3.
52. Lacee Kurtz, BYUH, 24:40.9.
55. Kim Kuhnert, HPU, 24:42.4. 56. Amanda Wilson, BYUH, 24:43.3.
83. Kirsta Andrew, UHH, 25.20.5.
88. Kelsey Elder, BYUH, 25:25.1.
111. Lynette Manuel, HPU, 25:58.8.
115. Chaminade, 26:09.3.
119. Jamie Torres, HPU, 26:18.6.
158. Melody Papali'i, HPU, 29:03.2.



NCAA D-II Tournament

West Regional
At San Bernardino, Calif.
First round
Cal State San Bernardino def. BYU-Hawaii, 25-22, 25-14, 27-25

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