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NameMelissa Anne Lacroix
ContingentTeam Ontario



Team: Ontario
No: 8
Final position: Gold
NL-ON Monday, March 05, 200711:00Canada Games Centre
ON-PEWednesday, March 07, 200711:00Takhini Arena
QF1 (Seeds 1-8)Thursday, March 08, 200712:30Takhini Arena
SF1 (Winners QF4-QF1)Friday, March 09, 200711:00Takhini Arena
Gold Match (Winners SF2-SF1)Saturday, March 10, 200709:00Takhini Arena



Height (ft, inches)5"9'
Weight (lb)145
Language(s) spokenEnglish and French
Years I have participated in my sport
Club or School TeamToronto Jr.Aeros
CoachDarryl Giancola
Position/Event/SportDefence/ women's ice hockey
Other recent athletic or artistic accomplishments
Received a full athletic scholarship(hockey) for the fall of 2007 at Mercyhurst college
Athlete of the year award-2006
Provincial champions for hockey-05-06 and 04-05
League champions for hockey- 04-05, 05-06
MVP at the national championships in BC nov.2005
4th place at Ofsaa for volleyball-2005-2006
MVP-volleyball team 2005
attended national championships for ball hockey 2005
Games or championships that I have participated in
Year Full name of competition/sport/event Placing
2005 U-18 national championships/ women's ice hockey 5th
2006 Provincial championships/ women's hockey 1st
2005 National championships/ women's ball hockey 5th
My goals for the 2007 Canada Winter Games
My personal goals for the winter games are to play my best and to bring home a gold medal.
My personal role model
my personal role model is Cherryl Pounder
Other information that could be of interest to the media
I come from a small community and I was the first girl in my town to play rep hockey with the boys. I now travel 2hrs. to practices and games to be able to play on an elite girls hockey team. I am also bilingual (French and English)