ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 
39 - Pier-Olivier Michaud
Pier-Olivier Michaud
Height: 5-10
Weight: 180
Year: Senior
Hometown: Mont-Joli, Que.
High School: Polyvalente le Mistral
Position: Forward
Major: Economics
Bats/Throws: Left
House Affiliation: Pforzheimer

Senior (2010-11) Stats
Scored Harvard’s first goal and assisted on game-winner in ECAC first-round clincher at Clarkson (March 5) ... Recorded a goal and an assist in 4-3 win against St. Lawrence on Senior Night (Feb. 26) ... Assisted on Danny Biega’s tying goal in final five minutes of Beanpot consolation win against No. 15 Boston University (Feb. 14) ... Passed to Conor Morrison for first-period goal against No. 20 Princeton (Feb. 11) ... Logged a game-high seven shots on goal in Beanpot opener against Northeastern (Jan. 7) ... Netted first goal of season at No. 14 Rensselaer (Jan. 21).

Junior (2009-10) Stats
Skated in 23 games, including the last five of the regular season and all four playoff games ... Assisted on Daniel Moriarty’s goal to ignite Harvard’s four-goal third period in comeback win against Princeton in Game 1 of ECAC first-round sweep ... Set up a Harvard goal with an individual rush against No. 16 Union (Feb. 13) ... Recorded assists in consecutive games against Dartmouth (Jan. 18) and Union (Jan. 21).

Sophomore (2008-09) Stats
Tied for third on the team in goals and sixth in points ... Scored three power-play goals ... Part of the league's top power play in ECAC games (19.2 percent, 24 for 125) ... Led Harvard with four points in the Beanpot on three goals and an assist ... Recorded two goals and a helper in Beanpot consolation against No. 15 Boston College after scoring tying goal in third period of semifinal against No. 1 Boston University ... Held national scoring lead after the first two games of the season, registering a goal and two assists in season-opening, 3-1 win against Dartmouth (Oct. 31) and a goal and an assist against Rensselaer (Nov. 4) ... Scored game-winning goal against Union (Jan. 30) ... Logged four goals and two assists in five-game span (Jan. 25-Feb. 9) ... Had a plus or even rating in 22 of 30 games, including 11 of final 12 games.

Freshman (2007-08)
Played in all five ECAC Hockey playoff games, scoring four of his seven points in those games ... Six of his seven points came against Quinnipiac ... Part of penalty-kill unit that led ECAC Hockey with a .913 success rate (94 for 103) in league play ... Shared team lead with +6 rating in ECAC Hockey quarterfinal series against Quinnipiac (March 14-16) ... Scored in the series-opening win against the Bobcats, added a goal and two assists in Game 2 and went a combined 22-9 on faceoffs in those two games ... Scored first two career goals in front of a large group of former teammates and coaches in 4-1 regular-season win against No. 16 Quinnipiac (Feb. 16) ... Made Harvard debut in 3-0 win against No. 16 Rensselaer (Nov. 9).

Before Harvard
Played three seasons for the Portland Junior Pirates of the Atlantic Junior Hockey League ... In 2006-07, captained the Junior Pirates, making the all-star team that competed in the Junior Jamboree ... Also competed in Hockey Night In Boston and earned junior hockey all-scholastic MVP honors ... A Rookie of the Year finalist and second-team all-star his first season in Portland, notching 72 points (40-32) in 42 games ... Made all-star team that played U.S. National Under-18 Team ... In 2003-04, played for Mont-Joli BSL Midget Espoir ... Received Dr. Guy Morissette Award as student-athlete of the year, Gino Oullet Award as personality of the year and Guy Bergeron Award as the best student.

Personal
Father, Bertrand, captained the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières hockey team, leading the squad to the semifinals of the Canadian championship ... Interests include golf, baseball, reading and cinema.

Career Highs
Points - 3 three times, most recently two goals, one assist vs. Boston College, Feb. 9, 2009, Beanpot semifinal
Goals - 2 twice, most recently vs. Boston College, Feb. 9, 2009, Beanpot semifinal
Assists - 2 twice, most recently vs. Dartmouth, Oct. 31, 2008
Point Streak - 3 Jan. 25-Feb. 2, 2009

Career Stats

SeasonGPGAPointsShotsShot%Pen-Min+/-PPGSHGGWG
2007-08................1943720.2001-2+5001
2008-09................30671355.1095-10+1311
2009-10................2214546.0224-8+1100
2010-11................2835841.0732-4-6100
TOTAL..................99141933162.08612-24+1512