Malafu named MVP of rugby tournament
Kutztown University sophomore Kina Malafu, a Baldwin High School graduate, was named the MVP of the Subaru Sevens rugby tournament that took place Saturday in Wilmington, Del.
Malafu totaled five tries in four matches, all wins for the Bears. He had two tries in a 17-12 victory over Temple, and one each in a 24-5 win over the Wilmington Under 23s, a 33-5 victory over Drexel and a 28-14 win over Penn State in the title match.
Krueger completes Lake Mead swim
James Krueger of Makawao, competing as the lone entrant in the 75-79 age division, completed the one-mile swim competition in Lake Mead on Saturday at the Las Vegas 10K.
Krueger finished with a time of 57 minutes, 17.5 seconds.
Nip earns all-district academic recognition
Linfield College junior Kaila Nip, a Lahainaluna High School graduate, was named a College Sports Information Directors Association/Capital One Academic All-District 8 at-large selection Thursday.
Nip, who has a 3.83 grade-point average while majoring in biology, was 13-3 at No. 2 singles and posted an 11-6 mark in second-flight doubles this season, earning second-team Northwest Conference honors and helping the Wildcats go 13-4 as a team.