01/16/2020 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 01/16/2020 17:41
University of Hawaiʻiat Hilo basketball stars Kupaa Harrison and Allie Navarette are the latest Pepsi Athletes of the Week.
Senior forward Harrison had a total of 41 points in wins over Dominican and Notre Dame de Namur (), leading the Vulcans to a 4-1 start in the new year. Against the Penguins, Harrison had 19 points, 17 of them in the second half during a 68-64 victory. He also had seven rebounds, two assists and a steal. On Monday night in a 72-64 win over , he knocked a team-high 22 points, with 11 rebounds and three steals.
Junior Navarette had 43 points and 17 rebounds in the two victories against Dominican and , helping her team start the year at 4-1. She had 19 points and eight rebounds in the triumph over the Penguins, and knocked down 24 points with nine boards in the win against . She hit 14-of-15 free throws on the week. She is also now the Hilo career leader in scoring (1,104 points) and rebounds (477).