DENVER – (Hawaii Athletics) University of Hawai‘i
centerfielder Kelly Majam was selected Verizon Western Athletic
Conference Hitter of the Week for April 30-May 6. This is the first honor of
the season and third of her career for Majam.
Majam, a junior centerfielder from Pine Valley, Calif., hit .800 with three doubles, a home run and four RBI as the Rainbow Wahine swept the series at Utah State to clinch their fourth WAC regular-season title. She had at least two hits in all three games and posted a 1.400 slugging percentage and a .769 on-base percentage for the week. In the second game of the series that clinched the WAC title, Majam tied her career game-high with four hits, as she went 4-for-4 with a pair of doubles with two runs scored and two RBI. In the series finale, Majam was 2-for-2 and tied her career-high with three runs scored to go with two RBI and a solo home run.
Overall, Majam is hitting .294 with a team-high 50 runs scored and 36 walks. She is second on the team with 12 home runs, a .610 slugging percentage and a .461 on-base percentage. In WAC action, she leads UH with a .383 average, 23 hits, 21 runs scored, and four doubles.
The Rainbow Wahine (43-5, 17-3 WAC) won the WAC regular season crown for the fourth time in school history this past week with a sweep at Utah State. The ‘Bows are the top seed in the upcoming WAC Championship (May 8-12) in Las Cruces, N.M.
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