Started the season off with a 7-game hit streak and went 9-for-22 during that stretch with 3 doubles and 5 RBI.
Recorded numerous career highs during non-conference slate. Had a career best four hits against Portland State, Feb. 22, a pair of doubles against New Mexico State, March 10, her first triple against Kentucky, Feb. 9, and five RBI against Pittsburgh, March 9. Prior to the start of the Pac-12 portion of the schedule, her game highs in runs (3), hits (4), doubles (2) and triples (1) ties for tops on the team. At the end of the regular season, was second on the team in doubles (12) ranking her 23rd in single-season and career records. Had five home runs this season for a total of 21 in her career, 17th all-time at ASU. Earned Pac-12 All-Academic Second Team honors on May 31. Played in 59 of ASU's 62 games and all seven of the NCAA Tournament games. Had hits in the Women's College World Series against both Texas and Michigan. Finished the year with 28 runs, 48 hits, 12 doubles and 29 RBI.
Posted a game-high three runs scored against Wichita State (March 3), has had three-hit games on three occasions and three-RBI games onseven occasions. Finished second on the squad in home runs with 16 which also ranks in single-season records at 8th and career records already at 17th (check record book for updates here). Completed opening campaign with a .324 batting average, 60 hits, 51 runs scored, 51 RBI and a .395 on-base percentage. Named Second Team Pac-12 All-Conference, Pac-12 All-Freshmen Team (May 16) and First Team NFCA All-West Region (May 17).
A standout from Rim of the World High School, Caporuscio is a four-time All-Mountain Valley League recipient and a 2011 League Offense Most Valuable Player. She was a team captain her junior and senior seasons, while maintaining a grade point average above 3.81 during her entire high school career. A force at the plate, the lefty hitter compiled a .625 batting average, 56 RBI and 10 home runs her senior year stacking her trophy case with awards such as: First Team MaxPreps Small Schools All-American, First Team All-State Softball Overall by CalHiSports ESPN Rise, First Team All-State Softball Overall by MaxPreps Sports, CalHi Sports ESPN Rise Small School State Player of the Year and MVP of the All-Mountain Valley League.
Played travel ball for the Corona Angels with much success, including: ASA 18U Champions Cup Winner in 2011, 2010 ASA 18U Champions Cup Winner, 2009 ASA 18U Gold Nationals, 2008 ASA 14U third-place finish at Nationals and 2007 Fresno Force Classic Champions.
She is the daughter of Tom and Carol Caporuscio and has one brother, Thomas, and one sister, Courtney. The chemistry major was a four-year letterwinner in softball and one-year letterwinner in basketball. Her full name is Elizabeth Mary Caporuscio. An interesting note about Caporuscio is that she is a natural lefty. Her hobbies include snowboarding and wakeboarding.
Elizabeth Caporuscio's Career Stats
Pac-12 Academic All-Conference Second Team | May 31
First Team NFCA All-West Region | Release
Second Team Pac-12 All-Conference| Release
Pac-12 All-Freshman Team | Release