Hawaiis Olympians and the Hawaii Pacific University womens volleyball team will be honored during opening ceremonies today for the Honolulu celebration of National Girls and Women in Sports Day.
The event will be at 8 a.m. at the Stan Sheriff Center.
Olympians honored will be Robyn Ah Mow (volleyball), Heather Bown (volleyball), Amy Tong (judo), Kathy Colin (kayaking) and Maureen OToole (water polo).
HPU won the NCAA Division II title in December. HPU coach Tita Ahuna also will be honored.
At 28-0, the Sea Warriors are the first team in the 20-year history of the NCAA-II tournament to complete a season undefeated.
HPU 99, Alaska-Anchorage 84: Nash Subotic had a game-high 24 points and 13 rebounds as Hawaii Pacific University upset Pacific Division leader Alaska-Anchorage last night at Blaisdell Center.
The win ended a four-game losing streak for HPU (9-12, 4-8 PacWest), and snapped Alaska-Anchorages two-game win streak.
Subotic was just 6-of-20 from the field, but sank four 3-pointers and 8-of-10 free throws. Nick Spajic added 19 points and 10 rebounds for HPU.
Ed Kirk led Alaska-Anchorage (13-7, 7-4) with 23 points and nine rebounds.
BYUH 81, Alaska-Fairbanks 77: Walter Gates scored 18 points and Brian Skinner added 17 as Brigham Young-Hawaii overcame a six-point halftime deficit.
Skinner was 7-of-8 from the field, including 3-of-3 from 3-point range.
The win lifted BYUH (12-9, 6-6) into fifth place in the Pacific Division. Alaska-Fairbanks, led by Travis Knutson and Bogdan Popescu, each with 17 points, fell to 6-14, 5-6.
Nevada 7, UH-Hilo 5: Bo Bryant went 2-for-4 with a homer and Michael Hass ripped two doubles as Nevada (2-5, 1-0) won its WAC opener at Wong Stadium in Hilo.
Jason Mackintosh picked up his first win of the season, despite allowing five hits and five runs in 5 innings. Robert Shimabuku dropped his third straight decision for Hilo (2-7, 0-1).
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