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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Thursday, April 3, 2003

UH swimmer, diver honored at NCAA meet

Advertiser Staff

University of Hawai'i swimmer Cheyne Bloch and diver Mike Gowdy earned All-America status last weekend at the 2003 NCAA Men's Swimming and Diving Championships in Austin, Texas.

Bloch earned All-America status in the 100 and 200 breaststroke for the second straight year. He was named to the first team in the 200 breaststoke, after setting a UH record with a time of 1:56.64 and finishing eighth overall. He earned All-America honorable mention in the 100 breaststroke.

Gowdy became the first honorable-mention All-American diver under coach Mike Brown, and is the first known diver to have scored for UH at the NCAAs. He placed 11th overall, scoring 293.05.


• BYUH sweeps: The Brigham Young-Hawai'i men's and women's teams swept Birmingham Southern, 7-0 and 7-0, Monday in Birmingham, Ala.

The BYUH women improved to 24-0 and the men to 18-1.


• HPU swept: UC-Davis swept visiting Hawai'i Pacific, 5-0 and 4-2, yesterday.

Megan Turman's two-run homer with two outs in the 11th inning beat HPU (18-16) in the second game.