5 - Melissa Gavin
Melissa Gavin
Height: 5-3
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Duxbury, Mass.
High School: Duxbury
Position: F
Major: Psychology
Residential College: Davenport
g 11
a 4
sh % .186
gw 2

2013: First team All-Ivy and All-New England selection… Tied for the Ivy League lead with 26 points and 11 goals… The 11 goals tie for the eighth most in a season in school history… Her 26 points tie for the sixth most… Had two multiple goal games… Two of her goals were game winners… One of only two players to start all 16 games… Named the Ivy League Player of the Week after scoring game-winning goals against Stony Brook and UMass Lowell. 

2012: Limited to 14 games due to injury… Tied for team lead with four assists… Second with 10 points… Assisted on both goals in victory over Iona.

2011: Became the fourth player in Yale history to earn Ivy League Rookie of the Year honors… First team All-Ivy selection… Named to NSCAA Mid Atlantic Region third team… NEWISA All-New England first team selection… Seven assists led the team and were tied for third in the Ivy League… Tied for sixth in the league with six goals and fifth with 19 points... Three of her goals and three of her assists came in Ivy play… Top scoring freshman overall in the league… Bulldogs were 4-1-1 in games where she scored a goal… Two-time Ivy League Rookie of the Week.

Off the Field: Attended London School of Economics (summer 2013)...Paid intern in Yale Athletics Department- Varsity Coaching Support Staff (2011–present)

Before Yale: NSCAA All-American as a senior at Duxbury High School… Eastern Massachusetts Division 2 Player of the Year… All-New England selection… Two-time all-state selection… Patriot League leading scorer with 29 goals and 15 assists as a senior… Scored 69 goals and added 70 assists in her high school career... Named No. 69 on TopDrawerSoccer.com’s Top 100 Players To Watch List… Earned All-Scholastic honors from the Boston Globe, Boston Herald and Patriot Ledger… 2010 team captain… Helped lead Duxbury to the 2008 Division 2 state championship… Played club soccer for the Scorpions SC, the 2011 Region I Premier League champions… Also won region titles in 2006 and 2008… Member of the Region I ODP team since 2006… Traveled to Ireland, Spain, Portugal and Russia with the team.

Personal: Father Ed was captain of the Babson College hockey team that won the Division III national championship in 1984.

Year GP GS G A Pts
2011 17 17 6 7 19
2012 14 8 3 4 10
2013161611426
Career 47 41 20 15 55
Recent Games
Oct 14 at Marist W, 4-0
Oct 19 Cornell W, 1-0
Oct 26 at Penn T, 1-1
Nov 2 at Columbia L, 3-1
Nov 8 Brown L, 3-1
Nov 10 at Brown L, 2-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 16 7
Games started 16 7
Goals 11 4
Assists 4 0
Points 26 8
Shots 59 28
Shot Pct .186 .143
Penalty kicks 2-3 1-2
Game-winning goals 2 0
Date Opponent Score g a pts sh pct pk gw
Sep 6 Stony Brook W, 1-0 1 0 2 3 .333 0-0 1
Sep 8 at Mass.-Lowell W, 3-1 1 2 4 5 .200 0-0 1
Sep 13 at Georgetown L, 8-0 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 15 at Towson W, 4-3 2 0 4 6 .333 0-0 0
Sep 18 Hartford W, 2-0 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Sep 20 Sacred Heart L, 2-1 1 0 2 2 .500 0-0 0
Sep 22 at Fairfield L, 1-0 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 28 at Princeton W, 3-2 1 0 2 5 .200 0-0 0
Oct 5 Harvard L, 3-1 1 0 2 3 .333 0-0 0
Oct 7 at Central Connecticut State   - - - - - - -
Oct 12 Dartmouth L, 1-0 0 0 0 3 .000 0-1 0
Oct 14 at Marist W, 4-0 2 1 5 4 .500 1-1 0
Oct 19 Cornell W, 1-0 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 26 at Penn T, 1-1 0 0 0 6 .000 0-0 0
Nov 2 at Columbia L, 3-1 1 0 2 5 .200 1-1 0
Nov 8 Brown L, 3-1 1 0 2 5 .200 0-0 0
Nov 10 at Brown L, 2-1 0 1 1 8 .000 0-0 0
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
Total 16 16 .69 .25 1.62 3.69 .186 1.94 .525
Conference 7 7 .57 .00 1.14 4.00 .143 2.14 .536
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -

Home 7 7 .57 .00 1.14 2.71 .211 1.29 .474
Away 9 9 .78 .44 2.00 4.44 .175 2.44 .550
Neutral - - - - - - - - -

Wins 7 7 1.00 .43 2.43 3.71 .269 2.29 .615
Losses 8 8 .50 .12 1.12 3.38 .148 1.62 .481

September 8 8 .75 .25 1.75 3.00 .250 1.75 .583
October 5 5 .60 .20 1.40 3.40 .176 1.80 .529
November 3 3 .67 .33 1.67 6.00 .111 2.67 .444
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Total 16 16 11 4 26 59 .186 31 .525 0 0 2-3 2
Conference 7 7 4 0 8 28 .143 15 .536 0 0 1-2 0
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -

Home 7 7 4 0 8 19 .211 9 .474 0 0 0-1 1
Away 9 9 7 4 18 40 .175 22 .550 0 0 2-2 1
Neutral - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -

Wins 7 7 7 3 17 26 .269 16 .615 0 0 1-1 2
Losses 8 8 4 1 9 27 .148 13 .481 0 0 1-2 0

September 8 8 6 2 14 24 .250 14 .583 0 0 0-0 2
October 5 5 3 1 7 17 .176 9 .529 0 0 1-2 0
November 3 3 2 1 5 18 .111 8 .444 0 0 1-1 0

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