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Hawaii Beat

For Sunday, March 27, 2011

By Star-Advertiser Staff and News Services

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Apine third at Stanford meet

Hawaii junior Madara Apine finished third in the triple jump as the Stanford Invitational track and field meet concluded yesterday in California.

Apine had a jump of 40 feet, 1.25 inches in the invitational division.

Junior TeRina Keenan placed sixth in the discus (160-05) in the invitational division, a day after she placed third in the shot put (41-10.75).

On Friday, senior Ashley Aitken won her 1,500-meter section, posting the fourth-fastest time in school history by finishing in 4 minutes and 30.51 seconds.

Also, junior Sarah Saddleton finished second in the high jump (5-9.25), losing the first-place tiebreaker on jumps to California's Kristen Meister.

Junior Emma MacCorquondale placed fifth in the hammer 179-04.

 

Fisher, Goeas at QB Club

Hawaii men's volleyball associate head coach Dan Fisher and former Hawaii and NFL standout Leo Goeas, now an NFL agent and financial advisor, are the featured speakers at tomorrow's Honolulu Quarterback Club weekly luncheon.

Lunch at the Maple Garden Restaurant begins at 11:30 a.m. with the program to follow at noon. The cost is $15.

 

BYUH women stay perfect

The Brigham Young-Hawaii women's tennis team ran its record to 21-0, defeating Hawaii-Hilo 7-2 at the BYUH courts.

The Seasiders won four of six singles and all three doubles matches against the Vulcans.

Lajola leads UH to win in tennis

In his final home match, senior Dennis Lajola rallied for a win at No. 1 singles as Hawaii defeated No. 40 Cal Poly 5-1 in a nonconference men's tennis match yesterday at the UH Tennis Complex.

Lajola topped Andre Dome 5-7, 7-6, 6-4. Rainbow Warriors senior Jeremy Tweedt also won his final home match, 7-6, 6-0, against Jordan Bridge.

Hawaii (4-8), the three-time defending Western Athletic Conference champion, finishes the regular season on the road with six matches.

 

Seasiders down Vulcans

The 30th-ranked Brigham Young-Hawaii men's tennis team defeated UH-Hilo for the fourth time this season, winning 8-1 yesterday at the BYUH courts.

The Seasiders (10-6) swept the doubles matches and won five of six singles matches against the Vulcans.

 

HPU edges Grand Canyon

No. 25 Hawaii Pacific used three three-set wins to defeat No. 42 Grand Canyon 5-4 in a nonconference men's tennis match yesterday at Central Oahu Regional Park.

The Sea Warriors (9-8), ranked second in the region, likely will be given a berth in the NCAA tournament when the field is announced this coming week. Ji Hoo Heo's 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 victory over Ahmad Saleem gave the Sea Warriors the winning point.

Vulcans drop 2 in baseball

Ernesto Ortiz's bases-clearing triple highlighted a six-run sixth and Grand Canyon completed a doubleheader sweep of Hawaii-Hilo in Pacific West Conference baseball with a 10-3 win in the nightcap in Phoenix.

The Antelopes (15-15, 11-9) won the first game at Brazell Stadium 15-8. The Vulcans dropped to 6-13 and 3-9.

 

UH swimmer 25th at NCAAs

Hawaii sophomore Luca Mazzurana placed 25th in yesterday's preliminaries of the 200 butterfly to conclude his appearance at the NCAA Men's Swimming and Diving Championships in Minneapolis.

Mazzurana was timed in 1 minute, 46.28 seconds.

'Swords fall on road in softball

Chasity Senas' two-run single in the first inning helped Chaminade to a 5-1 lead after two innings, but the Silverswords couldn't hold on, losing 10-5 in the opener of yesterday's PacWest softball doubleheader in Belmont, Calif.

The Argos (13-12, 5-5) completed the sweep with a 7-1 win in the second game on Hillary Ruddick's four-hitter. The Silverswords dropped to 7-17 and 3-9.






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