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UH’s Li’ili’i named Big West Player of the Week

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    Hawaii batter Leisha Li'ili'i connects on a pitch for a homerun in the 2nd inning of the Memphis vs Hawaii women's softball game.
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University of Hawaii sophomore Leisha Li’ili’i was named the Big West Softball Field Player of the Week today.

The Castle graduate hit .750 (6-for-8) with two home runs and nine runs batted in during last week’s Pepsi Malihini Kipa Aloha Tournament.

Li’ili’i hit a three-run homer in UH’s 7-0 win over Portland State last Friday. She then drove in six runs in a doubleheader sweep of Portland State and East Carolina on Saturday.

Li’ili’i moved into the team lead with 16 RBIs and raised her batting average to .327.

UH (16-5) faces Syracuse tonight and East Carolina on Tuesday at Rainbow Wahine Softball Stadium.

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