Gonzaga University senior Brian Ching, a 1996 Kamehameha Schools graduate and a senior at Gonzaga University, has been named to the All-Far West Region first team by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.
Ching is from Haleiwa.
He missed three games with an injury but finished fifth in West Coast Conference scoring with 8 goals and 6 assists for 22 points and scored three game-winning goals for the second-place Bulldogs. He was a first-team all-conference pick.
Ching finished his Gonzaga career with 34 goals, third most in school history, and his 23 assists are a Gonzaga career record. Chings 91 career points ties him for second on the Gonzaga charts.
He is currently training with the Los Angeles Galaxy of Major League Soccer and apparently will be drafted by the Galaxy, according to Gonzaga sports information director Oliver Pierce.
BYUH in nationals: Brigham Young-Hawaiis Petra Gaspar and Tagifano Soonalole will be competing in the Rolex National Intercollegiate Indoor Championships tomorrow through Sunday at Southern Methodist University in Dallas.
Gaspar and Soonalole are ranked No. 1 in Division II by the WingspanBank.com national doubles rankings.
They qualified for this Division I tournament by winning the Rolex National Small College Championships last October in Memphis, Tenn.
Kamaaina rate: Mililani Golf Club is offering a new $100 membership rate for kamaaina.
A membership at the 72-par course entitles new members to a $10 fee on weekdays and discounts at the clubs restaurant and pro shop. (A story in Fridays Advertiser incorrectly reported that the $10 fee involved weekend play).
A Hawaii drivers license or other photo identification is required upon check-in.
Membership is valid through Dec. 31 and may be renewed. For more information, call 623-2222.
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