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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Monday, November 19, 2001

Isle File
UH sailor fourth in North American racing

Advertiser Staff

University of Hawai'i freshman Bryan Lake finished fourth in the men's competition at the ICSA/Vanguard Collegiate Singlehanded North American Sailing Championships yesterday at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Va.

Lake, who was in seventh place among 16 sailors starting the day, had two second-place finishes and a third among his five races to move up and finish with 98 points.

Lake was the first sailor to represent Hawai'i in the championships since John Myrdal and Morgan Larson in 1994. He qualified by placing second at the PCIYRA Men's Singlehanded Championships on Sept. 22-23.

David Wright of Kings Point won the 16-race event with 63 points, including four first-place finishes. Brad Funk of Old Dominion placed second with 68, followed by Clay Bischoff of Harvard with 69.

Amanda Clark of Connecticut College beat Ali Sharp of St. Mary's to the finish line in the final race to win the women's championship by one point.

Clark scored 73 points, Sharp had 74 and Sally Barkow of Old Dominion scored 79.

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• Na Koa today: University of Hawai'i receivers coach Ron Lee and defensive backs coach Rich Miano will discuss the Warriors' 52-51 win over Miami (Ohio) at today's weekly meeting of the Na Koa booster club at the Stan Sheriff Center.

Lunch is $10 for members and $15 for non-members.

For more information, call Ray Sweeney at 533-0033 or Don Murphy at 531-0422.

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• Contest postponed: The G-Shock Hawaiian Pro men's surfing contest was postponed yesterday due to insufficient conditions at Hale'iwa Ali'i Beach.

Contest officials have until Sunday to complete the event, which is the first jewel in the Vans Triple Crown of Surfing series on O'ahu's North Shore.

For daily status of the contest, call 596-7873.