Ole Miss Freshman Melissa Capocaccia To Play Against Older Sisters, Suzanne and Caroline
2013: Started all 24 games at left back for the Rebels ... Played 1,927 minutes on the back line, including a season-long 110 minutes in a double-overtime draw against No. 13 Southern California (10/6) at the Minnesota Gold Classic ...Played 90 or more minutes in 12-of-24 matches ... Helped the Rebels post 10 shutout victories on the season ...
HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered four years at St. Agnes Academy in Memphis, Tenn. ... Helped lead St. Agnes to the state championship in 2009 ... Helped lead St. Agnes to a runner-up finish in the state playoffs twice (2010, 2011) ... Named an All-State selection (2010, 2011, 2012) and All-Region selection (2011, 2012) by the Tennessee Sportswriters Association ... Named a "Best of the Preps" selection by the Commercial Appeal (2010, 2011, 2012) ... Helped lead St. Agnes to Tennessee Division II Western Region Championships in 2009, 2010 and 2011 ... Also helped lead St. Agnes to Tennessee Western Region Championships in 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 ... Named the Western Region Defensive Player of the Year in 2010 and 2011 ... Member of the National Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta ... Also a member of the National Spanish Honor Society ... Graduated Summa Cum Laude ...
ODP: Played for the Tennessee state team in 2007 and 2009 ...
CLUB TEAM: Played for the Collierville Lobos ... Helped lead the Lobos to a Tennessee state championship in 2010 and 2012 ... Finished as Tennessee state runner-up in 2011 ...
PERSONAL: Born December 21, 1994 ... Daughter of Robert and Sarah Capocaccia ... Older sisters Suzanne and Caroline both play soccer for the Tennessee Lady Vols.
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