16 Marissa Gedman
16 - Marissa Gedman
Height: 5-9
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Framingham, Mass.
High School: Noble and Greenough
Position: Defender
Shoots/Catches: L
House Affiliation: Winthrop

Sophomore 2011-12
Had the game-winning goal and two assists in season-opening 7-1 win at St. Lawrence Oct. 28 … Scored the game-winning goal in overtime and assisted on Harvard’s first goal in 2-1 overtime win at Clarkson the following afternoon … Recorded a goal and blocked four shots in 6-1 win over St. Lawrence Nov. 19 … Picked up a goal and three blocks against No. 2 Minnesota Nov. 26 … Had the game-tying goal in 3-3 tie at Quinnipiac Jan. 7 … Dished out a pair of helpers in 5-3 win over Rensselaer Jan. 14 and again at Yale Jan. 27 … Scored a pair of goals, including the game-winner, in 4-2 win at Rensselaer Feb. 10 ... Scored the game-winning goal in overtime of Game 2 in ECAC quarterfinal series against Princeton Feb. 24, giving Harvard a berth in the ECAC semifinals. 

Freshman • 2010-11
Named to the ECAC Hockey All-Rookie team ... Led all Harvard rookies in scoring with 17 points on five goals and 12 assists ... Registered a pair of assists in collegiate debut against Yale Oct. 29 ... Added an assist on Kalley Armstrong’s game-winning goal in 3-1 win over Colgate Nov. 6 ... Tallied a goal and an assist in 5-3 win over No. 9 Dartmouth Nov. 19 ... Assisted on Lyndsey Fry’s game-winning goal at New Hampshire Dec. 9 ... Scored a powerplay goal in a 3-2 win against Clarkson Jan. 15 ... Potted Harvard’s third goal in a 4-0 shutout of Brown Jan. 28 ... Had a goal and an assist in Beanpot semifinal against Northeastern Feb. 8 ... Collected assists in three-straight games against Boston College (Feb. 15), Colgate (Feb. 18) and No. 2 Cornell (Feb. 19) ... Notched a pair of assists in Game 1 of ECAC quarterfinal series against St. Lawrence Feb. 25 and picked up a goal and a helper the following afternoon in an 8-3 win.

Before Harvard

Played field hockey, ice hockey and softball at Noble and Greenough and captained field hockey and ice hockey as a senior and softball as a sophomore, junior and senior … Received All-Independent School League (ISL) honors in softball (2007, ’09), ice hockey (2008, ’09, ’10) and field hockey (honorable mention 2010) … 2010 Boston Bruins John Carlton Award recipient … Helped field hockey team to ISL championships in 2006, ’07 and ’09 … Led softball team to undefeated championship season in 2009 … Part of ice hockey team that captured 10 consecutive ISL titles and earned New England championships in 2008 and ’09 … Received academic distinction in all six years at Noble and Greenough … Led club team, Assabet Valley, to five national championships (2005, ’06, ’08, ’09, ’10) … Helped U.S. U18 team to silver medal at 2010 IIHF World Championships … Interests include singing, swimming, card games, and reading … Father, Rich Gedman, was a catcher for the Boston Red Sox from 1980-90 … Mother, Sherry Gedman, played basketball and softball at Connecticut … Brothers, Mike and Matt, are on the baseball team at Massachusetts.