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Capizzi Named First-team All-Mid-Atlantic Region

Anna-Sophia Capizzi
Anna-Sophia Capizzi

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HAVERFORD, Pa. - Haverford senior guard Anna-Sophia Capizzi has been named a first-team All-Mid-Atlantic Region selection, the organization announced on Tuesday. Capizzi becomes the second player in Haverford program history to be chosen to the first team and the third All-Region honoree all-time. Capizzi joins Brittany Lattisaw '09 as Fords to receive a spot on the first team while Nina Voith '14 was named a second team honoree after her senior season. All players chosen to the All-Region teams are now immediately eligible for All-American selection. 

Among players in the Mid-Atlantic Region, Capizzi ranked second in points per game and third in total points. She also posted the most three-pointers made in the region and the third most three-point field goals made per contest among all players in the Mid-Atlantic.  

Last week, Capizzi was named a selection to the prestigious Beyond Sports/WBCA Women's Collegiate All-Star Game. The Chevy Chase, Md. product was previously named the Centennial Conference's Player of the Year, becoming the first Haverford player to earn that honor, and took home player of the week plaudits on four separate occasions, leading the conference in points per game (19.2) while shooting .449 from the field. Capizzi tallied in double-digit scoring in all but one contest this season, and tallied 20 or more points in 14 games. 

A cornerstone for a team that rattled off a program-record 11 consecutive victories from January 15 to February 19, Capizzi started all 27 contests and logged 30 or more minutes on 18 separate occasions, as Haverford posted a program-best 18 conference wins in 2019-20. The biology major currently holds the program record for points in a single season (526), eclipsing that mark against Johns Hopkins in the regular season finale on February 22. Previously, Capizzi etched her name into the Haverford record books by scoring her 1,000th career point against Muhlenberg on February 12, also taking over the program single-season record for three-pointers in the process. 

Capizzi has 78 career three-pointers and is currently sixth in Haverford history in total career points (1115). Capizzi's most recently added to her long list of plaudits as she was named the Centennial Conference Tournament MVP after scoring 43 points and adding six three-pointers in consecutive wins over Dickinson and Gettysburg to chase down the title and help the Fords to the NCAA tournament for the third consecutive season and fourth time overall in program history. 

This is the 19th year has named an All-Region team and this year's All-America team will be the 23rd annual All-American selections. The All-American teams, along with those of the respective coaches' associations, are the only ones recognized in the NCAA record book. All-America teams are expected to be released early next week.