24 - Michelle Dion
Michelle Dion
Height: 5-8
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Lunenburg, Mass.
High School: Lunenburg
Position: D
Major: Chemical Biological Engineering

2012: Appeared in and started all 20 games as a senior...posted one goal and two assists for four points in addition to a defensive save...set up goals against WPI (9/29) and Wellesley (10/2)...scored the first goal of her career versus Smith (10/27)...NEWMAC academic all-conference...NFHCA National Academic Squad.

2011: Appeared in 21 games and started two as a junior...contributed to a defense that led the NEWMAC in goals against average (1.25)...NEWMAC academic all-conference...NFHCA National Academic Squad.

2010: Appeared in and started all 19 games as a sophomore ... helped anchor a defense that had the second-best goals against average (1.65) in the NEWMAC...NEWMAC academic all-conference ... NFHCA National Academic Squad.

2009: Appeared in 23 games and started 22 as a freshman...recorded two defensive saves in a 3-0 win over Babson (10/31) in the first round of the NEWMAC Tournament.

Off the Field at MIT: Majoring in chemical biological engineering with a minor and concentration in literature ... was a research and development intern at Genentech Process... received 2011 Genentech Outstanding Junior Award...researched cell-signaling circuits in mammalian cells for tissue engineering and therapeutic purposes as a 2011 MIT iGEM team member with Professor Ron Weiss... Robert C. Byrd Honors Scholarship ... National Society of Collegiate Scholars ... Society of Women Engineers ... associate advisor ... Alpha Chi Omega ... was a member of the MIT softball team her freshman and sophomore years.

High School: A 2009 graduate of Lunenburg High School ... field hockey team captain ... Mid-Wach all-star ... Sentinel & Enterprise all-star ... softball team captain ... salutatorian ... National Honor Society treasurer ... Anna Maria College book award ... Certificate of Highest Honors in math and science from Boston chapter of the Society of Women Engineers ... President's Award for Educational Excellence.