ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
20 - Michelle Picard
Michelle Picard
Height: 5-6
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Taunton, Mass.
High School: Noble and Greenough School
Position: Defense
Major: Anthropology
Shoots/Catches: L
House Affiliation: Adams

Sophomore  2012-13
An honarable mention All-Ivy choice ... Looks to be one of Harvard's top defenders ... Was on the first line and totaled +3 in Harvard’s first two wins of the season at Quinnipiac and Princeton Oct. 26-27 ... Assisted on all three of the Crimson's goals in a 3-1 win over No. 2 Cornell to set career bests in points and assists ... Scored her first career goal during a 9-0 win at Union Jan. 4 ... Scored a goal and took a career-high eight shots against Princeton (W, 3-0) Jan. 11 ... Found the back of the net in back-to-back games agianst UConn (W, 5-1) Jan. 15 and RPI (W, 4-1) Jan. 18.

Freshman 2011-12
Helped the U.S. Women’s National Team to a goal medal at the 2011 Four Nations Cup in November … Notched first collegiate point by assisting on the game-winning goal in overtime against Clarkson Oct. 29 … Picked up an assist in 5-2 win against New Hampshire Dec. 9 … Had assists in win over Connecticut (8-1, Jan. 3) and tie at Quinnipiac (3-3, Jan. 7) … Handed out a pair of helpers in 10-1 win over Princeton Feb. 4.

Before Harvard
Four-year member of the hockey team and three-year member of the softball team at Noble & Greenough … Served as captain of both teams as a senior … Also captained the U.S. National Women’s Under-18 Team in 2011 … 2011 Nobles Shield recipient for hockey and two-time all-conference selection … Received the Newell Hockey Cup as a senior … Led hockey team to four league championships and regional titles in 2008 and ’09 … Captured a silver medal with U.S. U18 team at 2010 Women’s Ice Hockey World Championships and a gold medal in 2011 … Three-time all-conference softball pick and led team to league championships in 2009 and ’10 … Academic distinction all four years of high school and 2010 Harvard Book Club Award recipient … Enjoys hiking and camping.