Baskind Receives NSCAA All-Region Second Team Honors

Melanie Baskind tallied 24 points during her senior season (Gil Talbot).

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Senior co-captain Melanie Baskind of the Harvard women’s soccer team continues to receive postseason accolades as she has been named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-Mid-Atlantic Region second team.

Baskind, who garnered Capital One Academic All-America first team honors, was the unanimous choice as the Ivy League Player of the Year, earning her fourth straight nod to the all-conference team.

A co-captain of the Crimson, Baskind led Harvard in 2011 to its third Ivy title in four seasons, reaching the NCAA tournament for the third time since 2008. Baskind tied for the conference lead with 24 points, eight goals and eight assists. She also ranks tied for ssxth in program history with 79 career points, is sixth with 25 assists and stands seventh with 27 goals.

A nominee for the Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award, Baskind also serves as a co-captain of the Harvard women’s lacrosse team.