AS A JUNIOR 2008-09 Recorded 30 points in 35 games...exceeded career-best scoring outputs with 17 goals and 13 assists...led the team in power-play goals (10) and gamewinners (seven)...was sixth in the nation in power-play goals and tied for seventh in gamewinners...one of three players to record 15 points in conference contests...tied a program record with goals in seven-consecutive games (1/2-1/22)...finished with one goal and two assists against Sacred Heart (9/27)...scored twice at Minnesota State-Mankato (10/3)...had a pair of goals against Colgate (10/10)...assisted two goals against No. 7/6 St. Lawrence (10/11)...assisted one goal against No. 4/5 New Hampshire (10/15)...scored twice at Princeton (10/24-25) with a goal in each game, including one on the power play...had a goal and an assist against Maine (11/8)...had a goal and an assist at No. 5/6 Boston College (11/13) for her second-consecutive multiple-point game...assisted one goal against Brown (11/24)...scored her fourth game-winning goal against Yale (11/29) in the Nutmeg Classic championship game...added to game-winning goal total with power-play mark against No. 7/8 Boston College (12/5)...recorded four points against Vermont (1/3-4), scoring a goal and two assists to earn her first ever TPS Hockey Player of the Week award...scored a power-play goal in each game vs. No. 4/4 Mercyhurst (1/16 & 17)...capped off second four-game scoring streak with a pair of assists against Northeastern (1/23 & 24)...fired 12 shots on goal against Providence (1/31 & 2/1) over the two-game set...scored once to tie the game against Boston University (2/6)...netted her 17th of the season at No. 5/5 New Hampshire (2/22)...named to the Hockey East All-Academic Team.
AS A SOPHOMORE 2007-08 Played in all 35 games...recorded nine points, including five goals and four assists...scored two power-play goals...had two points against Maine (11/16) and against Ohio State (10/6)...recorded two unassisted goals.
AS A FRESHMAN 2006-07 Saw action in all 35 games as a freshman...had four goals and four assists for eight points...all four of her goals came in Hockey East play, including the game-winning strike at Providence (10/22) and a power play goal against the Friars (2/24)...first career point was an assist against Vermont (10/7)...picked up an assist in 3-3 tie at No. 1 Mercyhurst (1/19) and in 3-2 win at No. 9 Boston College (2/10).
BEFORE UConn Graduated from Eastdale C.V.I...played club hockey for the Toronto Junior Aeros Intermediate AA...part of provincial championship teams in 2005 and 2006...also lettered in volleyball and was named team captain.
PERSONAL Michelle Courtney...daughter of John and Linda Binning...has one brother, Shaun...born on March 21, 1988...an exercise science major with a concentration in strength and conditioning.