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

Senior • 2015-16
All-Ivy League first team ... All-ECAC Hockey third team ... ECAC Defenseman of the year Finalist ... Selected to IIHF World Championships with Team USA ... Preseason All-ECAC Team ... Dished an assist on Sydney Daniel's power play goal in the second ECAC quarterfinal game at Colgate (Feb. 27) ... Lent a helper on Miye D’Oench’s opening goal at Colgate (Feb. 19) ... Tallied a power play goal and an assist in a 3-0 shutout of Union (Feb. 13) ... Recorded a pair of assists in a 4-1 victory over Princeton (Jan. 30) ... Dished an assist to Grace Zarzecki against Clarkson (Jan. 16) ... Assisted Lexie Laing’s game-winning goal over new Hampshire (Nov. 18) ... Scored on the power play against Union in a 5-0 victory (Nov. 13) ... Dished a pair of assists to Miye D’Oench in a 3-2 win over St. Lawrence (Oct. 31) ... Lent a helper to a Briana Mastel goal in a 5-1 win at Brown (Nov. 7) ... Tallied an assist on Haley Mullins’ goal in exhibition against McGill (Oct. 17).

Junior • 2014-15
Tabbed as the team’s co-captain as a junior … ECAC All-Academic Team ... Named to the Preseason All-ECAC Team as a defenseman … Prior to the season, represented Team USA (U-22) in the three-game series with Canada's National Women's Development Team … Registered an assist in the Crimson’s opener vs. RPI (Oct. 31), before leaving to be with Team USA in the 2014 Four Nations Cup … Picked up an assist on the lone Crimson goal versus No. 7 Boston University during a 1-1 tie (Nov. 21) … Had the Crimson’s first goal in the loss at No. 1 Boston College (Nov. 28) … Picked up an assist on two shots in the 4-1 win over Dartmouth (Dec. 2) … Added her fourth assist of the year in the 3-0 blanking of Princeton (Dec. 5) ... Picked up an assist in the win at Brown (Jan. 2) … Dished out a helper against UConn (Jan. 6) and two against Union (Jan. 9) … Assisted on one goal in the victory vs. Colgate (Jan. 23) and had a power play goal vs. Cornell on Jan. 24 … Registered an assist in the 7-1 victory over Brown (Feb. 7) … Had an assist vs. Colgate (Feb. 14) … Had an assist on the game-tying goal vs. Quinnipiac in the ECAC Semifinals … Handed out two assists in the ECAC Championship game vs. Cornell (March 8).

2013-14
Won Olympic silver medial with Team USA in Sochi, Russia, playing for head coach Katey Stone.

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.

Recent Games
Feb 13 at Union W, 3-0
Feb 19 at No. 10/10 Colgate W, 3-2
Feb 20 at Cornell L, 3-2
Feb 26 at No. 9/9 Colgate L, 4-1
Feb 27 at No. 9/9 Colgate W, 4-1
Feb 28 at No. 9/9 Colgate L, 3-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 32 22
Points 12 10
Goals 2 2
Assists 10 8
PIM 14 10
+/- +17 +14
Power-play goals 2 2
Short-handed goals 0 0
Empty net goals 0 0
Games started 31 21
Game-winning goals 0 0
Game-tying goals 0 0
Hat tricks 0 0
Shots 61 44
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg s
Oct 17 McGill W, 3-2 1 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Oct 23 at Dartmouth L, 2-1 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Oct 30 No. 4/4 Clarkson T, 0-0 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Oct 31 St. Lawrence W, 3-2 1 0 2 2 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 6 at Yale W, 3-2 1 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 7 at Brown W, 5-1 1 0 1 1 0 +3 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 13 Union W, 5-0 1 1 0 1 2 +1 1 0 0 0 0 5
Nov 14 Rensselaer W, 2-1 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 18 New Hampshire W, 4-0 1 0 1 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 5
Nov 24 No. 4/4 Northeastern W, 3-0 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 27 at No. -/10 Minnesota Duluth L, 4-2 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 28 at No. -/10 Minnesota Duluth W, 4-1 1 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dec 4 at Princeton L, 2-1 1 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 1
Dec 5 at No. 4/4 Quinnipiac L, 2-1 1 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 8 Cornell W, 2-0 1 0 0 0 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 9 No. 10/- Colgate W, 6-2 1 0 0 0 0 +5 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 15 at St. Lawrence L, 2-0 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 16 at No. 5/5 Clarkson L, 5-2 1 0 1 1 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 19 No. 1/1 Boston College L, 2-0 1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Jan 23 Dartmouth W, 2-0 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Jan 29 No. 4/4 Quinnipiac L, 1-0 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Jan 30 No. 9/9 Princeton W, 4-1 1 0 2 2 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 3
Feb 2 vs. No. 1/1 Boston College L, 8-0 1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 5 Brown T, 3-3 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Feb 6 Yale W, 4-1 1 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 5
Feb 9 at Boston University W, 5-3 1 0 0 0 2 +3 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 12 at Rensselaer T, 1-1 1 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 5
Feb 13 at Union W, 3-0 1 1 1 2 0 +1 1 0 0 0 0 3
Feb 19 at No. 10/10 Colgate W, 3-2 1 0 1 1 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 0
Feb 20 at Cornell L, 3-2 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Feb 26 at No. 9/9 Colgate L, 4-1 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 27 at No. 9/9 Colgate W, 4-1 1 0 1 1 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 28 at No. 9/9 Colgate L, 3-2 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
2011-12 28 0 7 7 8 +21 0 0 0 0 0 0 34
2012-13 34 4 13 17 16 +32 1 1 0 1 0 0 89
2014-15 35 2 15 17 18 +32 1 0 0 0 0 0 56
2015-16 32 2 10 12 14 +17 2 0 0 0 0 0 61
Total 129 8 45 53 56 +102 4 1 0 1 0 0 240
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
Total 32 2 10 12 14 +17 2 0 0 0 0 0 61
Conference 22 2 8 10 10 +14 2 0 0 0 0 0 44
Exhibition 1 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
-
Home 14 1 5 6 6 +11 1 0 0 0 0 0 37
Away 17 1 5 6 8 +7 1 0 0 0 0 0 23
Neutral 1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
-
Wins 17 2 9 11 12 +22 2 0 0 0 0 0 32
Losses 12 0 1 1 2 -6 0 0 0 0 0 0 19
Ties 3 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
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October 3 0 2 2 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
November 8 1 2 3 4 +6 1 0 0 0 0 0 16
December 2 0 0 0 0 -4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
January 8 0 3 3 4 +7 0 0 0 0 0 0 17
February 11 1 3 4 4 +7 1 0 0 0 0 0 23