Tribune-Herald Athlete of the Week: UH-Hilo’s Mejia

  • SHELLY BLUNCK/UHH Isabelle Mejia solidified herself as UHH’s ace last week.

Isabelle Mejia • softball

The UH-Hilo senior right-hander is hoping to begin a new week and build off a four-game stint in which she was nearly flawless.


Mejia went 4-0 and allowed only one run and seven hits with 21 strikeouts in 25 innings to earn PacWest pitcher of the week.

She threw a no-hitter to boot and turned 22 on Tuesday.

5 questions

Favorite movie: 50 First Dates

Favorite food: Cheese enchiladas

Favorite athlete: Sierra Romero


Favorite thing about softball: Winning

Favorite spot on the Big Island: Anywhere with food, movies; the mall

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