3 Melissa Manzello
3 - Melissa Manzello
Height: 5-4
Year: So.
Hometown: Shoreham, N.Y.
High School: Shoreham-Wading River
Position: D
Major: Computer Science and Economics
Dream Job: Software systems developer
Favorite Place on Campus: Tisch roof
Favorite Professional Athlete: John Tavares
Favorite Pregame Meal: Banana with yogurt and granola
Pregame Superstition: I have to braid my hair a certain way before every game
Hobbies: Listening to music, reading, baking
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2018 (Sophomore): Started in all 22 games for the Jumbos… played a key role in the team’s second ranked NESCAC defense that had a goals against average of 0.49… collected an assist in a 2-1 win over Hamilton... part of a defensive/midfield core that only surrendered 13 goals all season...helped lead the Jumbos to their fourth NCAA Finals in program history, falling to Middlebury 2-0.            
       

2017 (Freshman): Took the field in six games during her rookie campaign as the Jumbos finished with an 11-5 overall record and an 8-2 mark in NESCAC games and were edged by Bowdoin, 2-1, in NESCAC Quarterfinal play...made her collegiate debut in the Jumbos 3-0 season-opening win over Colby...the Jumbos won all six games that she appeared in and allowed just one goal in those six games. 

Before Tufts: Was on the field hockey and winter and spring track and field teams at Shoreham Wading River High School...was a four-year starter for the field hockey team...selected as a two-time Suffolk County Field Hockey Coaches Association All-New York State and All-County honoree...named a three-time All Division and All-Conference selection...chosen for the Senior All-Star team her senior year...named the MVP of her team twice...was the leader in assists, goals and total points her senior year...was a captain of the team her senior year...was a four-year runner on the winter and spring track team...named a NYSPHSAA Athlete Scholar Team and Individual in field hockey and winter and spring track...selected as a Newsday All-Long Island Field Hockey Second Team selection...was a News 12 Long Island Scholar Athlete...selected to the U16 National Futures Championship Team for Region 4 in New York...played seven years for the East End Field Hockey Elite travel team both for indoor and outdoor field hockey...winner of the Shoreham-Wading River Gold Key Award for participating in 12 varsity sport seasons in her high school career...earned a New York State Advanced Regents Diploma with Honors and designations of Mastery in Math and Science...was a Principal's List Award recipient...named an AP Scholar with honor and distinction...member of the National Honor Society...was a three-time Regional DECA Club winner, two-time New York State DECA Club winner and two-time National DECA Club qualifier and competitor in sales and marketing.

Personal: Daughter of Caren and Eddie...has three siblings, Christopher (30), Nicole (27) an Timothy (13)...mother played basketball at Bucknell...brother, Christopher, played golf at St. Joseph's.

Recent Games
Nov 3 vs. Williams W, 3-0
Nov 4 at Middlebury L, 1-0
Nov 10 vs. Smith W, 3-0
Nov 11 at Salisbury W, 1-0
Nov 17 vs. Johns Hopkins W, 3-1
Nov 18 vs. Middlebury L, 2-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 22 10
Games started 22 10
Goals 0 0
Assists 1 1
Points 1 1
Shots 2 1
Shot Pct .000 .000
Game-winning goals 0 0
Defensive saves 0 0
Penalty strokes 0-0 0-0
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts sh pct gw ds ps-att
Sep 8 at Colby W, 2-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0-0
Sep 11 at Babson W, 2-1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0-0
Sep 15 Bates W, 4-2 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0-0
Sep 19 MIT W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0-0
Sep 22 at Kean W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0-0
Sep 25 Wesleyan (Conn.) W, 8-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0-0
Sep 29 Amherst W, 3-2 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0-0
Sep 30 Hamilton W, 2-1 1 0 1 1 0 - 0 0 0-0
Oct 6 at Middlebury L, 2-1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0-0
Oct 10 Wellesley W, 8-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0-0
Oct 13 at Connecticut Col. W, 2-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0-0
Oct 14 at Trinity (Conn.) W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0-0
Oct 17 Haverford W, 2-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0-0
Oct 20 Williams W, 2-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0 0 0-0
Oct 24 at Bowdoin W, 2-1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0-0
Oct 28 Amherst W, 2-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0-0
Nov 3 vs. Williams W, 3-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0-0
Nov 4 at Middlebury L, 1-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0 0 0-0
Nov 10 vs. Smith W, 3-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0-0
Nov 11 at Salisbury W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0-0
Nov 17 vs. Johns Hopkins W, 3-1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0-0
Nov 18 vs. Middlebury L, 2-0 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 0-0
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
2017-18 6 - .00 .00 .00 .00 - .00 -
2018-19 22 22 .00 .05 .05 .09 .000 .05 .500
2019-20 20 20 .00 .00 .00 .10 .000 .00 .000
Total 48 42 .00 .02 .02 .08 .000 .02 .250
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% gw ds ps-att
2017-18 6 - 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 0 0 0-0
2018-19 22 22 0 1 1 2 .000 1 .500 0 0 0-0
2019-20 20 20 0 0 0 2 .000 0 .000 0 2 0-0
Total 48 42 0 1 1 4 .000 1 .250 0 2 0-0
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
Total 22 22 .00 .05 .05 .09 .000 .05 .500
Conference 10 10 .00 .10 .10 .10 .000 .10 1.000
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 9 9 .00 .11 .11 .11 .000 .11 1.000
Away 9 9 .00 .00 .00 .11 .000 .00 .000
Neutral 4 4 .00 .00 .00 .00 - .00 -
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Wins 19 19 .00 .05 .05 .05 .000 .05 1.000
Losses 3 3 .00 .00 .00 .33 .000 .00 .000
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September 8 8 .00 .13 .13 .00 - .00 -
October 8 8 .00 .00 .00 .13 .000 .13 1.000
November 6 6 .00 .00 .00 .17 .000 .00 .000
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% gw ds ps-att
Total 22 22 0 1 1 2 .000 1 .500 0 0 0-0
Conference 10 10 0 1 1 1 .000 1 1.000 0 0 0-0
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0
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Home 9 9 0 1 1 1 .000 1 1.000 0 0 0-0
Away 9 9 0 0 0 1 .000 0 .000 0 0 0-0
Neutral 4 4 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 0 0 0-0
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Wins 19 19 0 1 1 1 .000 1 1.000 0 0 0-0
Losses 3 3 0 0 0 1 .000 0 .000 0 0 0-0
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September 8 8 0 1 1 0 - 0 - 0 0 0-0
October 8 8 0 0 0 1 .000 1 1.000 0 0 0-0
November 6 6 0 0 0 1 .000 0 .000 0 0 0-0