Wehiwa Aloy - Baseball - Arkansas Razorbacks

#9 Wehiwa Aloy

INF | So. | 6-2 | 200 | R/R | Wailuku, Hawai'i | H.P. Baldwin HS / Sacramento State

Sophomore (2024)
» All-SEC (Second Team)
» Brooks Wallace Award Shortstop of the Week (Week 7)
» First-Year SEC Academic Honor Roll

Freshman at Sacramento State (2023)
» Collegiate Baseball Freshman All-American
» D1Baseball Freshman All-American (First Team)
» NCBWA Freshman All-American (First Team)
» Perfect Game Freshman All-American (First Team)
» Baseball America Freshman All-American (Second Team)

» ABCA All-West Region (Second Team)
» WAC Freshman of the Year
» All-WAC (Second Team)

Consensus Freshman All-American … Played in all 56 games with 55 starts as a true freshman … Slashed .376/.427/.662 on the season with 69 runs scored, 88 hits, 15 doubles, five triples, 14 home runs and 46 RBI … Posted a 1.089 OPS for the year … Became the fifth Sacramento State student-athlete to be named the WAC Freshman of the Year, joining Rhys Hoskins (2012), Chris Lewis (2013), Sam Long (2014) and Parker Brahms (2017) … One of nine Hornets to be named to the Collegiate Baseball Freshman All-America Team, and the third to earn the same honor from the NCBWA … Became the sixth Hornet to earn all-region honors from the ABCA at the Division I level … Ranked No. 66 in the NCAA in average, No. 41 in hits, No. 32 in hits per game, No. 49 in runs scored, No. 25 in runs per game, No. 49 in total bases, No. 26 in triples, and No. 59 in triples per game … Finished the year ranked among the top 10 in the WAC in batting average (6th), slugging percentage (6th), runs scored (T-2nd), hits (T-3rd), triples (T-2nd), home runs (T-8th), and total bases (4th) … Also stood fourth in the conference in hits per game (1.57), third in runs per game (1.23), and 10th in home runs per game (0.25) … Hit a blistering .415 in conference play (good for fifth in the league) and led the WAC with 56 hits and three triples … Ranked fourth in league games in slugging (.756), second in runs scored (41), tied for seventh in doubles (10), sixth in home runs (10) and second in total bases (102) … Finished with 30 multi-hit games … Set the school record for most home runs by a freshman with his 12th of the year at New Mexico State (April 29) and stands tied for that record with teammate JP Smith … His 69 runs scored ranked second on the program’s single-season list behind only Brandon Marshall’s 70 in 1998 … Was the first Hornet to collect 80 hits in a season since Ian Dawkins (89) in 2018, tying for sixth on the school’s single-season chart … His 14 home runs are also tied for 10th on the single-season list … Collected a hit in his collegiate debut against North Dakota State (Feb. 17) and recorded at least one hit in each of his first 13 games of the season … Slugged his first career home run in the first game of a doubleheader against St. Thomas (Feb. 25) … Had a season-high four hits twice: at Stephen F. Austin (April 1) and at New Mexico State (April 28) … Finished his season on an 11-game hitting streak … Finished without a hit in only seven of his starts on the year and never hit lower than .333 on the year … Scored three runs in a game seven times and drove in multiple runs 13 times … Hit home runs in back-to-back games four times during his outstanding freshman campaign.

High School
Attended H.P. Baldwin High School in Wailuku, Hawai’i … Hit .350 and was an all-state selection for the Bears at shortstop … Helped lead H.P. Baldwin to a league title as a senior … Voted the Maui Interscholastic League Player of the Year by the league’s coaches in 2022.

Personal
Pronunciation: veh-hee-vah ah-loy … Father, Jamie, played baseball at Hawai’i and was taken in the 48th round of the 1999 MLB Draft by the San Francisco Giants … Brother, Kuhio, plays baseball at BYU … One of three native-born Hawaiian student-athletes in Arkansas baseball history, including INF Rick Nomura (2015-16) and INF Nolan Souza (2024-pres.).