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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Wednesday, April 24, 2002

UH Wahine track team fares well

Advertiser Staff

The University of Hawai'i women's track and field team had strong performances this past weekend.

Alethe West broke a 14-year-old stadium record by 24 seconds in the 5,000-meter run with a 17:21.36 at the Pomona Pitzer Invitational.

Also at that meet, Casey McGuire-Turcotte ran a personal best in the 800 with a time of 2:11.67 to place 11th.

Cheryl Smith achieved an NCAA provisional time in the 10,000 at the Mt. San Antonio College Relays with a time of 34:48.16 to place sixth.

At the Long Beach State Invitational, Kim Higa had a personal best in the pole vault at 3.21 meters. Also, Diosa Hussey achieved personal bests with tosses of 12.09 meters in the shot put and 37.9


• UH Wahine still trailing: The University of Hawai'i women's golf team remained in last place after the second round of the Western Athletic Conference Championship yesterday at Sparks, Nev.

Tulsa remained in the lead of the seven-team tournament with a 573 total. San Jose State (600) is in second, and Nevada and Texas-El Paso are tied for third at 615. Hawai'i is at 633.

Tulsa's Stacy Prammanasudh leads the tournament with a 137.

Hawai'i top golfer is Rene Krause, who is tied for 14th with a 153.


• PacWest Conference: The Pacific West Conference announced its Academic All-Conference teams.

Athletes from Hawai'i schools were:

Softball: Chaminade—Genevieve Tsukayama, Katie Dolac, Shanelle Yamane, Melissa Marquez and Amber Bareswell. Hawai'i Pacific— Kim Fukumoto, Kristin Fujii and Alisa Iloreta. Brigham Young-Hawai'i—Michelle Gibson, Margaret Reynolds and Alisha Durrette. Hawai'i-Hilo—Taysha Anderson. Women's tennis: HPU—Fleurette Miranti and Dora Holdarova. CU—Kelly Yamasaki and Kim Yamasaki. Hilo— Lara Hornbuckle. BYUH—Petra Gaspar. Men's tennis: HPU—Matey Pampulov, Stefan Pampulov and Jan Tribler. BYUH—Eddie Merc and Peter Madarassy.