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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Wednesday, October 30, 2002

Rainbow golf team last in own tourney

Advertiser Staff

The University of Hawai'i women's golf team stood in last place in the 17-team field after the first day of its Kent Youel Invitational at the Kapolei Golf Course.

California leads with a two-round total of 581, followed by UCLA (596) and Stanford (599). UH shot 645 yesterday.

Sophia Sheridan of California leads the field with a 1-under 143 total. Kim Rowton of Stanford is second at 144, followed by New Mexico's Kailin Downs, Texas Tech's Megal Hull and Texas A&M's Nicole Melton at 145.

Hawai'i's top golfer is Laura DuLucia, who is tied for 49th with a 157 total.

Play resumes this morning.


• BYUH slips in poll: The Brigham Young-Hawai'i women's volleyball team dropped two places to sixth in the latest American Volleyball Coaches Association national poll after an upset loss to Western New Mexico last week.

The Seasiders (19-2 overall) lead the six-team Pacific West Conference with a 7-1 record. BYUH lost a non-conference match to Western New Mexico, 30-27, 30-28, 20-30, 18-30, 15-12, in Silver City, N.M., on Oct. 22.

The West Region has four teams in the top 10, headed by Cal State-San Bernardino at No. 5. The Seasiders are next followed by Western Washington (No. 7) and UC-San Diego (No. 8).

The regional rankings, which determine the teams and seedings for the regional tournament, will be released today. The Seasiders were ranked No. 1 in the region in the last poll released two weeks ago.


• Legends blitz Blast: Maryann Reed and Arlynn Orpilla combined for 211 yards rushing and five touchdowns as the Hawaii Legends routed the Pacific Blast, 72-7, in a professional women's tackle football game Sunday at Cooke Field.

Reed scored on runs of 15, 15 and 29 yards, and Orpilla ran for TDs of 24 and 39 yards.

The Legends will play at the Sacramento Sirens Nov. 6, and at the San Francisco Stingrays Nov. 10.


• HPU basketball scrimmage set: The Hawai‘i Pacific men’s basketball team will preview its upcoming season at the Halloween Hoop-La Thursday at St. Andrew’s Priory.

The Sea Warrior team will be introduced at 8:20 p.m. and compete in an intrasquad scrimmage.

The Associated Students of Hawai‘i Pacific University will hold a trick-or-treat gala at Queen Emma Square in front of St. Andrew’s Priory at 5. There will also be a faculty-student basketball game, and free-throw, 3-point and costume contests.

The HPU season starts with an exhibition game against the Northwest All-Stars Nov. 14 at Mid-Pacific Institute’s Mills Gym.