Michela Cava
    24 Michela Cava

    Thunder Bay, Ont.

    High School:
    Thunder Bay Mid




    Lersch Named WHEA Academic All-Star, Highlights 11 On All-Academic Team

    The freshman earned one of three defenseman spots on the league's Academic All-Star Team


    UConn Falls, 2-1, To Northeastern in WHEA Quarterfinals

    Sarah MacDonnell scored her team-leading 12th goal in the Huskies' loss


    UConn Drops 5-2 Decision To Maine In Regular Season Finale

    The Huskies honored their four seniors prior to the contest


    Cava Tallies In 4-1 Loss To Maine

    The sophomore scored in the third period of the Huskies' setback


    UConn, Chuli Honored By Hockey East

    The Huskies have been named the Hockey East Team of the Week twice this season


    UConn vs RPI

    UConn vs RPI Women's Hockey


    UConn vs Boston University

    UConn vs Boston University Women's Hockey


    UConn vs Princeton Game 2

    UConn vs Princeton Women's Hockey Game 2

    2013-14: Played in all 35 games and tied for the team lead with 27 points, scoring 10 goals and handing out a UConn-best 17 assists...finished with the seventh-highest single season assist total in program history...also tied for the 10th most points in a single season all-time at UConn...had a pair of assists vs. RPI (Oct. 26)...scored her first two goals of the season, both on the power play, at Maine (Nov. 3)..had a UConn season-best five-game point streak from Nov. 19-Nov. 30, going for a 3-5-8 line over the span...scored the game-tying goal in a tie at Brown (Nov. 19)...had a three-point outing with a goal and two assists in the Nutmeg Classic against Yale (Nov. 30)...named Warrior WHEA Player of the Week on Dec. 3...had a goal and an assist at New Hampshire (Feb. 9)...finished the year with points in UConn's final three games...named to the Hockey East All-Academic Team following the season.

    2012-13: Appeared in 34 games as a freshman... finished the season as the team's second leading scorer with 17 points on a team-high 10 goals and seven assists... tallied two points on two goals including a power play goal at Maine (Oct. 20)... recorded two more points the next day off of one goal and one helper at Maine (Oct. 21)... scored the game-winning goal in the next contest against Syracuse (Oct. 26)... added her second game-winning goal of the season against Princeton (Jan. 2).

    BEFORE UConn: Played ice hockey at St. Ignatius in Thunder Bay, Ontario...guided team to 2012 provincial championship and silver medal at the ESSO Cup...named team MVP and captain as a senior...team won National Championship at ESSO Cup in 2010 as well as provincial championship.

    PERSONAL: Michela Marie...daughter of George and Cathy Cava...has one brother, Jamie...born on March 26, 1994...biological sciences major.