|Title:||Volunteer assistant coach|
Michaela Hardy was
a four-year women's lacrosse letterwinner at UNH and graduated with
a Psychology degree in 2009. She was a two-time IWLCA All-Academic
Team honoree (2008 and 2009) and was named to the IWLCA All-America
Third Team following her junior season in 2008. Her other
collegiate accolades included America East All-Conference First
Team in 2008 and 2009; Hardy was also named to the league
All-Academic Team both those years and IWLCA Northeast Region First
Team in '08.
Hardy, a native of Reading, Mass., had a breakout junior season (2008) in which she recorded 52 goals and seven assists for 59 points. The 52 goals is currently the ninth-best single-season mark in UNH history. Hardy ranked 30th in the nation in goals per game (2.74) and scored a goal each of the last 16 games of the season. She led UNH in goals, points, caused turnovers and shots and led the America East conference in both goals per game and caused turnovers per game. Hardy's season highlights included a seven-goal game vs. league rival Stony Brook University, a seven-point performance (five goals, two assists) vs. Oregon and a six-goal performance vs. Harvard.
The speedy midfielder finished her career with 109 goals and 15 assists for 124 points in 71 games.