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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Thursday, December 21, 2006

Northwestern tops UH

Advertiser Staff

Northwestern, ranked No. 8 nationally, handed the University of Hawai'i's men's and women's swimming and diving teams their first loss of the season in a non-conference dual meet that concluded yesterday at the Duke Kahanamoku Aquatics Complex.

The Wildcat men won all 24 swimming events to triumph 139-80, while the Wildcat women prevailed 133-93.

Rainbow Warrior diver Magnus Frick won the 1-meter (394.85 points) and 3-meter (380.90) springboard events.

Rainbow Wahine diver Megan Farrow won the 1-meter (279.40) and 3-meter (324.65) springboard events. Hawai'i's Nicole Mackey won the 200 individual medley (2:04.57) and 100 backstroke (56.09), and Claudia Barsi captured the 1000 free (10:01.02).

The UH men's and women's teams are now 8-1 in dual meets.



Philadelphia Phillies outfielder and Maui native Shane Victorino will be a guest instructor and speaker at the 2007 Maui Baseball Expo on Jan. 13 at Iron Maehara Baseball Stadium in Wailuku, Maui, according to an Expo press release.

Registration and waiver forms are available online at www.mauicounty.gov

The Expo includes a clinic that will be conducted by pro players, pro and college coaches and scouts. Among them are Los Angeles Dodgers infield coordinator Dave Anderson, Chicago White Sox farmhand Kanekoa Texeira (Maui resident), former pro players Keith and Miles Lu'uloa and Saddleback JC coach Jack Hodges (Kamehameha graduate).

Registration fee is $15. Registration is limited to the first 250 players ages 8 to 18 and the first 50 coaches to volunteer.

For information, call Barry Takahashi at (808) 250-6835 or e-mail him at bapmaui@earthlink.net, or call JoAnn Inamasu at (808) 270-7808.