Michelle Roach '07 would be an ideal motivational speaker for any high school in the country. She’s both a pioneer and a role model for aspiring young women in the fields of sports, education, and business.
By 1999-2000, Chris Donovan, who had been a volunteer assistant the prior winter after three years with the men's program in the early '90s, took over as head coach - a role he continues to hold, with his 21 seasons of varsity coaching accounting for the third-longest active tenure among all NCAA Division I/II women's coaches.
Men's ice hockey senior Brandon Mitchell (North Scituate, R.I./Pomfret School) is a prime example of one person's ability to effect change, serving all four years in the Saint Michael's College Student Government Association (SGA), including three among the leadership of the executive board.
Two majors, two minors, two trips across the ocean, four years as a defensive stalwart on the women’s hockey team and a cumulative grade point average of 3.84. When you add up all the numbers, you have to wonder how Torrie Gray '20 did what she did in her four years at St. Michael’s College.
Three Saint Michael's College women's ice hockey players were recognized recently as 2019-20 American Hockey Coaches Association (AHCA) All American Scholars, part of a program which annually honors more than 1,200 NCAA Division I, II and III male and female ice hockey players.
Forty-two Saint Michael's College student-athletes were inducted into 12 different academic honor societies during the 2019-20 school year, including two into Phi Beta Kappa, the nation's oldest and largest academic honor society.