NEWPORT, R.I. (Monday, April 5, 2021) - The Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) has selected Salve Regina University, Newport, RI freshman infielder Maddie Capetta (Raritan, N.J.) as its Rookie of the Week for softball (week ending April 4).

Capetta opened the week with five consecutive two-hit performances and slugged the first of five Seahawk home runs in one inning (against Curry) as Salve Regina rolled to a 4-2 weekly record. Capetta, who hit safely in six games, batted .550 (11-for-20) with one double, one triple and two home runs, while driving in and scoring six runs.

Capetta continued her hot production going 8-for-16 over Salve's next 4 games including a 5 for 7 double-header split on April 7 against Western New England University that included 3 doubles, 3 RBI's, 3 runs scored and the game tying hit in the Seahawks come from behind game 1 victory. 

The 2020 BRHS Graduate also earned Salve Regina's Dean's List for the first semester of 2020-2021.