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The Honolulu Advertiser

Posted on: Friday, April 22, 2005

Sanders voted top UH Wahine hoops player

Advertiser Staff

Amy Sanders won the Ah Chew Goo Achievement Award at the University of Hawai'i Rainbow Wahine's annual banquet last night at the Queen Kapiolani Hotel.

Amy Sanders

The award is presented to the player who attains basketball excellence through dedication, determination and perseverance.

Sanders, a junior wing player from Huntington Beach, Calif., led the Rainbows in scoring with a 12-point-per-game average.

Senior point guard Milia Macfarlane won the Most Inspirational Award for the second consecutive year. The two-time team captain started all 26 games for the 11-15 Rainbow Wahine.

Junior point guard Tricia Nishimoto was named top scholar-athlete after attaining a 3.66 GPA as a speech major.


UH women bounced

The University of Hawai'i women's tennis team was eliminated by SMU, 4-0, yesterday in the Western Athletic Conference Championship at the UH tennis complex.

The sixth-seeded Rainbow Wahine ended their season 9-15.

The third-seeded Mustangs advanced to the semifinals against Fresno State.


Hilo men lead PacWest

The University of Hawai'i-Hilo men's golf team leads the Pacific West Conference Championship by 17 strokes after firing an opening-round 7-under-par 277 yesterday at Hilo Municipal Golf Course.

Montana State-Billings is second in the six-team tournament.

The Western New Mexico women lead second-place Hawai'i-Hilo by 24 strokes after shooting a 311.