Calif.--(Hawaii Athletics) University of Hawai'i senior Kelly Majam was voted Big West Softball
Field Player for Feb.11-17. Majam launched four home runs and broke the UH
career runs record during the Easton Desert Classic tournament in Las Vegas,
Nev. this past week. It is the fourth time Majam has been named a conference
player of the week, earning the award three times while Hawai‘i was a member of
the Western Athletic Conference.
Majam (Pine Valley, Calif./Mountain Empire HS) led Hawai‘i with a team-high
four home runs—one against San Jose State and No. 7 Oregon and two in one game
against Nevada. She also posted team tourney-highs with nine runs scored, a
1.053 slugging percentage and a .542 on-base percentage. With her three runs
scored against Nevada, she tied and then broke the UH all-time record for runs
scored with a career total of 188. The record was 187 formerly held by UH
All-American Tia Morenz (1995-98). Majam entered the season as UH's career
leader in home runs (now at 58) and walks (now at 128), and she is ranked No. 5
with 122 RBI as well.
The 5-3 center fielder had three multi-hit and multi-RBI games, hit .421
(8-for-19) and slugged 1.053 to anchor the Rainbow Wahine offense. Majam,
who scored at least one run in five of six games and drove in seven RBI. She
helped UH overcome an early deficit against Oregon with a two-run home run that
led to a 6-5 victory over the Ducks. Majam led off the Nevada game with a
home run and added another bomb later in the game. It was the 13th time in her
career that she's led off a game for Hawai`i with a homer and the fourth in
which she's recorded multiple homers in a game. Majam went 3-for-4 with three
runs scored and two RBI against the Wolf Pack.
Overall in 2013, Majam is hitting .324 (11-for-34) and leads the Rainbow Wahine
with 12 runs scored, four home runs, 24 total bases, 11 walks, and is 4-of-4
in stolen bases.
Hawai‘i returns home and has one week off before playing a single game against
Memphis on Feb. 27 and the Bank of Hawaii Invitational later that week with
Campbell, Western Kentucky and Memphis participating. It begins a 21-game home
stand for the 'Bows.