10 Michaela Hardy
10 Michaela Hardy
Height: 5-2
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Reading, Mass.
High School: Reading
Position: M

Collegiate Honors
2008:  IWLCA All-Academic Team; America East Women's Lacrosse Scholar-Athlete of the Year; IWLCA All-America Third Team; IWLCA Northeast Region First Team; America East All-Academic Team; America East All-Conference First Team; America East Defensive Player of the Week (twice).

Career Totals
52 games played; 76 goals; 11 assists; 87 points.

Career Highs

Seven goals (at Stony Brook 04/05/08); two assists (twice- most recent vs. Oregon 04/20/08); seven points (twice- most recent vs. Oregon 04/20/08).

Career Milestones
50th career goal vs. Binghamton (03/29/08); 50th career point  vs. UMBC (03/22/08).

2008 Season

Ranked 30th in the nation in goals per game (2.74); started all 19 games; led the team in goals (52), points (59), caused turnovers (26) and shots (128); fourth in  both assists (seven) and ground balls (24); her 52 goals is No. 8 on UNH's list of single-season superlatives; 22-1-23 in six America East league games; in league games, was the leader in goals per game (3.67) – also tied for first in caused turnovers per game (1.50) and was seventh in points per game (3.83); 8-3-11 in six games against nationally-ranked teams; 25-3-28 in eight home games; 29-3-32 during nine-game win streak; recorded four points – all on goals – in two America East tournament games and then scored a goal in the NCAA first-round game; scored at least one goal in 18 of 19 games; ended the season with a 16-game point-scoring streak (48-6-54 in that span); scored a goal every game during that streak; 14 multiple-point games with 13 multiple-goal efforts, including 12 of the last 14 games; ended the regular season vs. Oregon on a high note by scoring five goals and also matching her personal bests in both assists (two) and points (seven); she netted the game-tying goal with 1:32 remaining in regulation, then set up the game-tying goal in the first overtime session and lifted UNH to victory by scoring with seven seconds to play in the second overtime; personal-best seven goals (and seven points) April 5 at Stony Brook; tallied six goals (and six points) March 12 vs. Harvard and followed that game with a two-goal, two-assist effort at Vanderbilt – the two assists marked a career high; eight multiple ground ball efforts, including three in the opener at Hofstra; six multiple caused turnover efforts, including five at UMass.

2007 Season
Played in all 17 games with 16 starts; compiled 27 points on 23 goals and four assists to rank fourth on the team in goals and fifth in both assists and points; recorded a season-high five goals – and points – against Vermont; tallied four goals in the next game against nationally-ranked Vanderbilt; recorded a point in 13 of 17 games with six multiple-point efforts; had an eight-game point-scoring streak in which she compiled 18 points (15, 3a); netted a goal in 12 games and had multiple goals five times.

2006 Season

Played in 16 of 18 games with eight starts, including the regular-season finale at Boston U.; recorded her first career point with a goal at Yale.

Born 10/21/86; a 2005 graduate of Reading Memorial High School, where she lettered in lacrosse, soccer and track; All-Scholastic Team in 2005; Eastern Mass. All-Star Second Team; MSL All-League in 2004 and 2005; recorded 46 goals and 27 assists as a senior; in track, named All-League in 2003, 2004 and 2005; in soccer, named All-League in 2005; a psychology major.


2006 16/8 1 0 1 3 10 6 2
2007 17/16 23 4 27 63 16 12 9
2008 19/19 52 7 59 128 24 5 26
Career 52/43 76 11 87 194 50 23 37


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