Former Harvard women's hockey standout goalie Laura Bellamy '13 joined the bench an assistant coach for the Crimson for the 2013-14 season.
Bellamy'sfirst season as an assistant coach under then-interim head coach Maura Crowell during the absence of Katey Stone -- who coached the USA Hockey Women's National Team at the 2014 Winter Olympics -- was wildly successful. The Crimson made its 10th trip all-time to the NCAA Tournamenton the back of a 23-7-4 record and an Ivy League title in 2013-14.
Bellamy graduated from Harvard in May 2013 as one of the top goaltenders in Crimson history. She led Harvard to two NCAA tournament appearances, the 2013 Ivy League title and a 60-25-7 record during her time in Cambridge.
The Duluth, Minn., ranks as Harvard's single-season leader in goals-against average with a 0.92 mark in 2012-13 and is No. 2 on the Crimson's all-time charts with 19 career shutouts.
An ECAC Hockey Student-Athlete of the Year nominee in 2012, Bellamy earned a History and Science degree from Harvard.
Bellamy also displayed exceptional leadership abilities within the women's hockey program and in the Cambridge community during her four years. Bellamy, who was a co-captain during the 2012-13 season, volunteered for numerous programs around the area. She contributed to such activities as the Cambridge After School Program, Harvard Peer Advising Fellows and the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.