Kara Waukau, a recent graduate of Elkins High School in Missouri City, likes the atmosphere at the University of Houston-Victoria and is excited to play softball for the Jaguars in the fall.
“I feel like baseball and softball are really big at UHV, and that’s how it is at my high school,” she said.
Waukau, an outfielder, first heard about the university from high school teammate Tara Williams, who also will be playing softball at UHV next year.
“Tara was so interested in UHV and so excited about it, and when she went to visit, she loved it,” Waukau said.
Waukau was an All-District Honorable Mention her freshman and sophomore years and was named to the All-District Second Team her junior year.
“It’s amazing to be one of UHV’s first freshmen,” she said. “It’s a great feeling, and it’s one I’ve always dreamed about.”