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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Friday, November 2, 2001

Isle File
31 Hawai'i athletes PacWest All-Academic

Advertiser Staff

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.