Sowry on Cappelli: "Ari is a small but very quick and feisty forward who will compete for time on the attacking line. We are excited that she is joining our program and we look for her to add some spice on attack."
As A Freshman In 2007: Played in four games.
Before UMass: Standout for Danbury High School, where she was team captain and MVP her senior season ... A forward and midfielder, was a first team All-FCIAC (Fairfield County Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) honoree as well as a member of the Connecticut All-State first team ... Named to Danbury News Times All-Area team ... Won the Pepsi Scholar Athlete Award in 2006 ... Led her team in assists ... Participated in the Futures program from 2005-07 ... Played for the club team Connecticut Revolution ... As a junior named to the FCIAC second-team ... Recognized as a "Player to Watch" in 2005 ... Won the team's Hustle Award as a sophomore and junior ... Honor Roll student from 2003-07 ... Also was captain of the lacrosse team.
Personal: Ariana Nicole Cappelli ... Born January 7, 1989 in Norwalk, Conn. ... Daughter of Roberta and Victor Cappelli ... Sister of Douglas ... Majoring in Nursing.
Ariana Cappelli's Career Statistics