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Faapito Opens Freshman Year With WAC Hitter of the Week Honor

DENVER – That's one way to start your career. Freshman Matalasi Faapito was named Western Athletic Conference Hitter of the Week after dominating the Troy Cox Classic to open her collegiate career.

.@matafaapito career stats so far:

1ufe0fu20e31ufe0fu20e3 at bat's
8ufe0fu20e3 Hits
8ufe0fu20e3 RBI
4ufe0fu20e3 Home runs

We talked to the freshman phenom after her performance at the Troy Cox Classic.#AggieUp— NM State Softball (@NMStateSoftball) February 9, 2020

The native of Temecula, Calif., went 8-11 (.727) at the plate to start her career and bashed four home runs.