ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
2 - Josephine Pucci
Josephine Pucci
Height: 5-8
Year: Junior
Hometown: Pearl River, N.Y.
High School: Choate Rosemary Hall (Conn.)
Position: Defender
Major: Psychology
Shoots/Catches: R
House Affiliation: Dunster

Junior • 2011-12
Named assistant captain for 2011-12 season ...Named a 2012 Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award nominee ... ReceivedAll-ECAC second team accolades and was a finalist for league BestDefensive Defenseman award ... Helped the U.S. Women’sNational Team to a goal medal at the 2011 Four Nations Cup inNovember … Posted a pair of assists in season-opening win atSt. Lawrence Oct. 28 … Logged a power-play goal thefollowing night in a 2-1 win at Clarkson … Picked up a goaland two assists in a 6-1 win over St. Lawrence Nov. 19 …Dished out a pair of assists against No. 2 Minnesota Nov. 27… Had a pair of helpers in 5-2 win over New Hampshire Dec. 9… Put together a four-game point streak Jan. 28-Feb. 4,including a three-point game against Quinnipiac Feb. 3 when shescored the game-winner ... Logged a goal in Game 1 of ECACquarterfinals against Princeton.  

Sophomore • 2010-11
Received All-Ivy League first team and All-ECACHockey second-team honors ... Named to the New England HockeyWriters Division I All-Star Team ... Also named a finalist for ECACHockey's Best Defensive Defenseman Award ... Led all Harvarddefenders with 25 points on 12 goals and 13 assists ... Led theteam with a +24 rating ... Scored the opening goal, unassisted,against Brown Oct. 30, and added an assist on a late power playgoal ... Registered an assist in 5-3 win over No. 9 Dartmouth Nov.19 ... Also dished out an assist against No. 7 Minnesota Nov. 28... Scored a power-play goal against No. 6 Boston College Dec. 5... Also registered a goal in 3-1 win over New Hampshire Dec. 9 andhad an assist against No. 4/5 Boston University Dec. 10 ... Scoreda goal and dished out two assists in a 5-0 win over Union Jan. 7... Dished out an assist against Rensselaer Jan. 8 ... Notched agoal in a 2-1 win over St. Lawrence Jan. 14 ... Had a goal and anassist in a 4-0 win at Brown Jan. 28 ... Picked up an assistagainst Princeton Feb. 4 and added a goal the next day againstQuinnipiac ... Notched a helper in the Beanpot semifinal againstNortheastern and recorded the shootout-winning goal Feb. 8 ...Tallied a goal in a 3-2 overtime win at St. Lawrence Feb. 12 ...Had goals against Colgate Feb. 18 and No. 2 Cornell Feb. 19 in thefinal regular-season weekend ... Scored a goal in Game 1 of ECACquarterfinal series with St. Lawrence Feb. 25 and registered threeassists the following afternoon in an 8-3 win over the Saints.

Freshman • 2009-10

Saw action in 31 games ... Amassed 13 points on four goals andnine assists ... Was tied for 12th in ECAC Hockey games amongdefenders in scoring (3-6-9) ... Helped Harvard rank fifth in thenation in scoring defense ... Stood third on the Crimson with a +16rating ... Scored first career goal with shot from the point infinal minutes against Princeton (Nov. 14) ... Assisted on a tallyin win at Yale (Nov. 20) ... Handed out a career-high three assistsin victory at Brown (Nov. 21) ... Netted a power-play goal andassisted on game-winning tally in win over Dartmouth (Nov. 25) ...Named ECAC Hockey Rookie of the Week Nov. 30 ... Lit the lamp invictory over Boston College in Beanpot semifinal (Feb. 2) ...Scored in second straight game in win against Brown (Feb. 5) ...Assisted on two goals in Game 2 of ECAC Hockey quarterfinalsagainst Princeton (Feb. 27) ... Dished out an assist in ECAC Hockeysemifinals at Clarkson (March 5).

Before Harvard:
Four-year defenseman on the varsity hockey team and captain as asenior ... Alternate captain junior year ... Member of the MidFairfield Connecticut Stars which took silver in 2005 and bronze in2008 and 2009 at the USA Hockey Nationals; captained team in 2009... Choates’s team MVP junior and senior years ... NewEngland champion in 2007 ... Led team to 2008 Founder’sLeague championship ... Attended select 17/18 camp in Lake Placid,N.Y., in 2007 ... Shortstop on the varsity softball team all fouryears and captain as a senior ... Three-time team MVP in softball... Member of the Western New England championship team in softballsophomore and junior seasons ... Striker on the varsity soccer teamfor three years ... Named a New England Prep School All-Defensemanin 2009 ... Hester C. Macquire Award winner in 2007 ... EugeniaBaker Jessup Award winner in 2008 ... Winner of Carolie Ruutz-ReesAward for athletic achievement ... Recipient of Charles WickliffeKennerly Memorial Award ... Winner of Flora MacDonald Bonney Prizefor contibutions to the welfare of the community ... Volunteeredfor the Special Population Skate all four years.

Personal:
Played the clarinet all four years of high school.