31 Hawai'i athletes PacWest All-Academic
Thirty-one Hawai'i athletes were named to Pacific West Conference All-Academic teams yesterday for cross country and volleyball.
Amy Smith, a Montana State-Billings' cross country runner, had the highest cumulative grade-point average with a 3.95 (out of 4.0) in biology. Namea Curtis of Brigham Young-Hawai'i was second with a 3.94 GPA in exercise and sport science.
Kimokeo Bode, a Hawai'i Pacific sophomore, led the men's cross country with a 3.88 GPA in journalism.
Chaminade's Julianne Hasert had the highest GPA in volleyball with a 3.91 in psychology.
A total of 45 athletes were honored by the six-team conference, which includes HPU, Chaminade, Brigham Young-Hawai'i and Hawai'i-Hilo.
Wahine second, seventh: The University of Hawai'i Wahine split squads finished second and seventh at the Pacific Coast Intercollegiate Yacht Racing Women's Fall Championship this past weekend in Newport Beach, Calif.
The second-place team, UH1, consisted of Marin Diskant, Renee DeCurtis, Jennifer Warnock and Sarah Hitchcock. Sam Howard, Sarah Reed, Kili Chivers and Stephanie Harris sailed for UH2. UC-Irvine placed first.