UH softball’s Maya Nakamura named Big West Freshman of the Week


Maya Nakamura (Courtesy Hawaii Athletics)

University of Hawaii softball utility player Maya Nakamura was named the Big West Conference Freshman of the Week on Monday.

Nakamura, a Roosevelt alumna, helped the Rainbow Wahine go 3-1 against Cal Poly last weekend after hitting .476 with seven hits in four games. She’s currently hitting a team-high .360 for the 2021 season.

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Nakamura’s Freshman of the Week honor was the first weekly conference award handed out to a member of the ‘Bows this season.

The Rainbow Wahine have a three-game home series at UC Riverside this week which begins on Friday at 6 p.m. at Rainbow Wahine Softball stadium.

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