Melissa Belmonte
Melissa Belmonte
Year: Induction Class of 2013
Previous College: UMass Boston '07
Team: Women's Ice Hockey

A member of the first four women’s ice hockey teams at UMass Boston, Melissa Belmonte '07 finished her career second all-time in career points with 157 (76 goals, 81 assists) and is one of only four members of the 100 point club. Named a two-time USCHO.com Preseason All-American, she was an ECAC East Second Team All-Conference selection in 2007. She also grabbed All-Rookie Team and Honorable Mention All-Conference honors in 2004.

Belmonte sits tied for first for most games played in program history, appearing in all 103 games that took place during her four years at UMass Boston. Her 76 career goals sit second most all-time behind 2013 Hall of Famer and classmate Andrea Ciarletta ’07.

Her 81 career assists stand as the all-time Beacons high mark, while her seven career hat tricks and 18 multi-point games are second most. She currently owns the program mark for career multi-point games with 46 and sits third in school history with 17 career power-play goals and eight game-winners.

Belmonte ranks second in points scored in a single season by a freshman with 53, fourth in points by a senior with 44, and fifth in points by a junior with 40. She currently holds the program mark for power-play goals in a season with seven, and his tied for first in single season hat tricks with four. Her 25 assists as both a freshman and a junior is tied for third most.

She also stands as the program leader in most points recorded in a single game with six, which she reached on two occasions. She also owns the record for most goals in a game with four, which she also recorded in two different contests.