Hempstead, NY - Freshman forward Sam Scolarici has been named the Colonial Athletic Association Rookie of the Week as well as the GoHofstra.com Student-Athlete of the Week for the period ending October 30.

Scolarici (Aldie, VA) scored two goals in the Pride's regualr-season finale at Northeastern in a 3-0 win that clinched a CAA Chaampionship berth. She scored her first goal off a corner kick from Ruby Staplehurst in the 14th minute and then less than a minute later she added her second goal following a quick restart in the Northeastern end.

Scolarici ranks third on the team with five goals and two assists for 12 points.

Hofstra, which is seeded fifth in the CAA Championship, will face fourth-seeded Delaware in a quarterfinal meeting on Thursday, November 3 at 7:30 p.m. in Williamsburg, VA.