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Rainbow Wahine lose in double OT

Sam Pena scored in double overtime to give Cal State Bakersfield a 3-2 victory over Hawaii in a nonconference women’s soccer match yesterday in Bakersfield.

It was Pena’s third goal of the game for the Roadrunners (4-4-5).

Trailing 2-0, the Rainbow Wahine got goals from Skye Shimabukuro and Chelsea Deptula to tie it up and force overtime.

Deptula’s goal came with about 7 minutes left in regulation.

The Rainbow Wahine (3-11-2) return home to play in their alumnae match on Sunday at 5 p.m. at Waipio Peninsula Soccer Stadium.


Stanley helps U.S. to sixth place

Hawaii’s Clay Stanley was named best server in the FIVB Men’s World Volleyball Championship, which ended Sunday in Rome. Stanley helped the U.S. to a sixth-place finish.

Team USA lost to Russia 25-19, 25-21, 25-19 in its final match Saturday in Italy to go 6-3. Its finish was the best since the U.S. took third in 1994.

Stanley was MVP at the 2008 Olympics, when he led the U.S. to the gold medal. He finished Worlds with 24 aces and 36 faults in 155 attempts.

Reyes wins silver in taekwondo

Aiea’s Akiko Reyes won the silver medal in the women’s individual second senior division at the fifth WTF World Taekwondo Poomsae Championships, which ended Sunday in Uzbekistan. Reyes also finished second at last year’s world championships.


BYUH sweeps Notre Dame de Namur

Aika Becker knocked down 12 kills and Lauren Hagemeyer hammered 11 to lead Brigham Young-Hawaii to a 25-14, 25-15, 25-17 women’s volleyball victory over Notre Dame de Namur in Belmont, Calif.

The Seasiders improved to 9-5 overall and 6-1 in the Pacific West Conference.

Christin Villamayor pounded down eight kills for the Argonauts (3-10, 1-5).

Sea Warriors win in four

Kelly Balanay posted a match-high 18 kills and Miriam Flemming added 17, while Kyra Pelayo chipped in with 33 digs to lead Hawaii Pacific to a 25-23, 25-21, 24-26, 25-16 women’s volleyball win over Grand Canyon last night in Phoenix. The Sea Warriors improved to 11-4 overall and 5-3 in the PacWest.

Kaitlynn Ausmus and Erica Ehlo notched 11 kills each for the Antelopes (9-12, 5-5).


Dixie State tops Chaminade

Brita Noble had 16 kills to lead Dixie State to a 22-25, 25-10, 25-13, 25-20 women’s volleyball victory over Chaminade last night in St. George, Utah.

The Red Storm improved to 10-6 overall and 5-3 in the PacWest.

Allie Board had 13 kills for the Silverswords (4-10, 1-6).


UHH finishes ninth in Washington

The Hawaii-Hilo women’s golf team finished in ninth place at the Viking Western Washington Women’s Golf Invitational yesterday in Bellingham, Wash.

UHH finished at 666, 62 strokes behind host Western Washington.

Dayna Bersamin led the Vulcans with a 22nd-place finish (159), 12 shots behind co-medalists Sophie Elstrott and Katie Sharpe (147) of WWU.

Cabico eighth at InterWest tourney

Neil Cabico of Hawaii-Hilo finished in eighth place at the InterWest Wildcat Classic golf tournament yesterday at Chico, Calif.

Cabico finished at 2-over 218 for three rounds.

The Vulcans finished in 12th place in the 16-team field at 940, 60 shots behind first-place Western Washington.


BYUH soccer jumps into top 10

Brigham Young-Hawaii went from unranked to No. 9 in the NCAA Division II women’s soccer rankings.

The Seasiders (8-0-2) are ranked No. 1 in the West region.

Payne out at Portugal contest

Hawaii’s Dusty Payne was eliminated in a third-round loss to Australia’s Adrian Buchan yesterday in the Rip Curl Pro Portugal surf contest.

No Hawaii surfers are left as the Association of Surfing Professionals World Tour event heads to the fourth round.


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