Sports

Three BYU-Hawaii athletes recognized by Pac West Conference

Sydney Eddy, Safia Sheik, and Jake McRae, all members of BYU-Hawaii sports teams, were named and given awards in the PacWest Conference. They each shared their joy and gratitude for playing for BYUH, as well as their feelings towards athletics finishing.

Sydney Eddy

Earl Veloria: All-American volleyball player

Earl Veloria first played basketball for BYU-Hawaii when the university was known as the Church College of Hawaii in the early 1960s. Veloria was born in 1939 on the southeast side of the Big Island of Puna.
 

Coach with most career wins counts down final season

Coach David Porter is described by BYU-Hawaii tennis athletes as inspirational, loving, and driven, qualities they say attribute to his ability of keeping the most consistent winning record in NCAA Division II tennis, according to the USPTA.
 

Keeping score for the countdown

When the Athletic Department concludes its final basketball season in February, BYU-Hawaii will also be parting ways with their employees who run the scorers’ tables, most of whom are residents of Laie and Kahuku.
 

Team captains share strategies

Ibrahim Karmadzha 
 
Senior from Bulgaria majoring in computer science and captain of the BYUH men’s tennis team.
 
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