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10 - Melanie Baskind
Melanie Baskind
Year: Junior
Hometown: Framingham, Mass.
High School: Framingham
Position: Midfielder/Forward
Major: Neurobiology
House Affiliation: Quincy

Also a member of the Harvard women's lacrosse team.

Senior (2011):
Team co-captain.

Junior (2010):
Honored on All-Ivy League first team ... NEWISA All-New England second team ... Tabbed to ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America second team ... Named to ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District first team ... Academic All-Ivy League ... Tied for the team lead with nine goals and was second with 22 points ... Ranked tied for first in the Ivy League in goals and was second in points ... Netted a Harvard-best three game-winning goals ... Tallied a goal in season opener against Long Island (Sept. 3) ... Found the back of the net in win against Rhode Island (Sept. 17) ... Notched two goals at Penn (Sept. 24) ... Netted the game-winning goal and assisted on another score at Massachusetts (Sept. 26) ... Named Ivy League Player of the Week and COOP Student-Athlete of the Week (Sept. 27) ... Scored two goals and assisted on two other tallies for a career-high six points in 4-0 victory at Princeton (Oct. 23) ... Named Ivy League Player of the Week for second time (Oct. 25) ... Assisted on a score in win over Columbia (Nov. 6) ... Netted two goals, including the game-winning tally at Fairfield (Nov. 11).

Sophomore (2009):
All-Ivy League second team ... Honored on Academic All-Ivy League team ... Named to ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District third team ... Saw action in all 17 games, starting 16 ... Ranked second on the Crimson with 14 points and led the team with six assists ... Was tied for second in the Ivy League in assists  ... Handed out an assist at No. 4 Boston College (Sept. 18) ... Scored first goal of season in victory against Penn (Sept. 26) ... Assisted on game-winning goal against Holy Cross (Sept. 29) ... Dished out an assist in win against Fairfield (Oct. 6) ... Handed out an assist on game-winning goal in 1-0 overtime victory over Brown (Oct. 17) ... Scored game-winning goal in key Ivy League victory at Yale (Oct. 20) ... Assisted on a goal in 2-1 win over Dartmouth, helping Harvard clinch its second straight Ivy League title (Oct. 31) ... Notched two goals, including the game winner in overtime, in regular-season finale at Columbia (Nov. 7) ... Named Ivy League Player of the Week and earned a sport on Top Drawer Soccer National Team of the Week Nov. 9.

Freshman (2008):
Ivy League Rookie of the Year ... Named second-team All-Ivy League ... Selected to second-team NSCAA All-Northeast Region ... Named to Soccer America All-Freshman second team ... Tabbed on Soccer Buzz's Freshman All-America third team, All-Freshman Northeast team and All-Northeast second team ... Started all 17 games she played in ... Led the Crimson with 19 points and was tied for first with six tallies ... Was seventh in the Ivy League in scoring and was tied for fifth in goals and assists ... Named to Soccer Buzz Elite Team of the Week (Sept. 16) ... Scored game-winner and added an assist for three points in Harvard’s 2-1 win over Davidson (Sept. 12) ... Tallied a goal in 1-1 tie against Wisconsin (Sept. 14) ... Named to Ivy League honor roll (Sept. 15) ... Assisted on Nicole Rhodes’ game-winner in overtime against Northeastern (Sept. 17) ... Tallied Harvard’s goal in 1-1 tie at No. 12 Boston College (Sept. 19); selected to Ivy League honor roll second time and was named COOP Student-Athlete of the Week (Sept. 22) ... Registered a career-high four points (one goal, two assists) in 3-1 victory over Yale (Oct. 4); second-period tally proved to be game-winner ... Was named to Ivy League honor roll (Oct. 6) for third time following performance against Bulldogs ... Had an assist against Cornell (Oct. 11) ... Scored a goal in the first half in 4-1 win over Maine (Oct. 15) ... Named Ivy League Rookie of the Week (Oct. 20) after tallying a score at Brown (Oct. 18) ... Assisted on tally in victory at Holy Cross (Oct. 20) ... Selected to the Ivy League honor roll for fourth time (Oct. 27) ... Assisted on game-tying goal in second half in 1-1 tie at Dartmouth (Nov. 1); named to Ivy League honor roll for her effort (Nov. 3) ... Named Ivy League Rookie of the Week for second time (Nov. 10) after recording seven shots including three in overtime in 2-1 double-overtime win over Columbia (Nov. 8).

High School:
Lettered in soccer, lacrosse and ice hockey at Framingham High ... Captained soccer and lacrosse squads ... 2008 Boston Globe Athlete of the Year and 2007 Boston Globe Division I Soccer Player of the Year ... 2007 NSCAA first team All-American ... 2007 and 2008 Boston Globe All-Scholastic ... 2007 and 2008 Boston Herald All-Scholastic ... 2007 All-New England ... Named to All-State first team in 2006 and 2007 ... Bay State Conference MVP as a senior ... Scored 19 goals and added 20 assists in senior campaign ... Two-time first team All-American in lacrosse ... 2008 Bay State Conference MVP ... Selected to Metro West Daily News Super Team ... Lacrosse team at Framingham won back-to-back state championships in 2006 and 2007 ... National Honor Society ... Harvard Book Award recipient ... Excellence in Math Award ... Framingham High School Leadership and Service Award.

Club:
Played on the MPS Boston Renegades for five years ... Was a 2008 Massachusetts State Cup Finalist with CRU.