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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Wednesday, May 2, 2001

Isle File
UH coed sailing team wins association championship

Advertiser Staff

The University of Hawai'i's coed sailing team, ranked 10th in the latest coaches' poll, won the Pacific Coast Intercollegiate Yacht Racing Association's championships this past weekend in Long Beach, Calif.

UC Santa Barbara finished second, followed by USC, Stanford, and UC Berkeley.

Hawai'i and Santa Barbara will represent the association at the ICA/Rostan Team Racing North Americans on June 3-5 in Boston, Mass.

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• Islanders advance: Hawai'i surfers Keala Kennelly, Megan Abubo and Rochelle Ballard advanced to the third round of the Roxy Surf Jam yesterday in 3-foot waves off Tavarua, Fiji.

Kennelly and Abubo both won their first-round heats to advance directly to the third round.

Ballard lost her first-round heat, but came back with the top score of the elimination second round. Her top three rides in the second round scored 20.5, which was enough to defeat Australian Prue Jeffries.

The event is the first stop on the women's World Championship Tour.

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• UH in sixth: Sophomore Scott Carlyle shot a 2-over-par 74 yesterday to help the University of Hawai'i move up two places into sixth at the Western Athletic Conference Championships in Broken Arrow, Okla.

Carlyle is tied for 13th with 151. Tulsa's David Inglis shot a 68 and Texas Christian's Scott Volpitto a 74 to share first place at 143.

Tulsa leads with a 587 total, followed by TCU (591) and Texas-El Paso (598). UH is at 608 with the final 18 holes to be played today at the Forest Ridge Golf Club.

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• Smith sweeps: Robert Smith won the 23rd annual BOSS Hawai'i Open this past weekend, making it a sweep of the Professional Bowlers Association West Region tournaments in Hawai'i.

Earlier in the week, Smith won at Lihu'e Bowling Center.

Smith, of Simi Valley, Calif., has won seven regional titles.