Women's Ice Hockey

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Melissa Feste

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Bloomington, Minn.

High School:
Eden Prairie

Height:
5-3

Position:
Forward

Melissa Feste

05/22/2012

Buckeyes Celebrate Season at Annual Banquet

Seniors Spooner and Wild named Offensive and Defensive MVP, respectively

03/02/2012

Natalie Spooner Named to All-WCHA First Team

Thirteen Buckeyes earn WCHA All-Academic honors

02/18/2012

Ohio State Stuns No. 1 Wisconsin, 4-2, in Regular Season Finale

Junior Hokey Langan scored two goals in the win

02/11/2012

Buckeyes Drop 7-4 Decision to No. 2 Minnesota

Buckeyes honored their five seniors prior to the game

02/10/2012

2012 Women's Hockey Seniors

This year's senior class is composed of five seniors who have made a major impact on the program

07/24/2012

Melissa Feste

Melissa Feste Photo Gallery

Feste Photo Gallery

2008-09 Statistics Get Acrobat Reader

2009-10 Statistics Get Acrobat Reader

2010-11 Statistics Get Acrobat Reader

2011-12 Statistics Get Acrobat Reader

Ohio State Career Honors
WCHA All-Academic Team (2009-10, 2010-11) ... Academic All-Big Ten at-large selection (2009-10, 2010-11) ... three-time Ohio State Scholar-Athlete (2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11).

2010-11 (Junior Season)
Competed in all 36 games for the Buckeyes ... tallied 10 points on four goals and six assists ... one of her goals was scored on the power play ... three goals and three assists came against WCHA opponents ... earned first point of the season on an assist in the season opener at Robert Morris (Oct. 8) ... followed with another assist in game two of the Robert Morris series (Oct. 9) and finished with a plus-3 rating ... scored first goal of the season and the game-winning goal in the 5-1 victory over Syracuse (Oct. 29) ... had a multi-point game against Wisconsin (Jan. 8), scoring two goals with one on the power play ... scored fourth goal of the year against Minnesota (Jan. 21) ... totaled 43 shots ... amassed four penalties for eight minutes.

2009-10 (Sophomore Season)
Played in 35 games, including 26 against WCHA teams ... missed the Bemidji State series (Jan. 22-23) with an injury ... scored 10 goals and add 10 assists for 20 points ... finished sixth on the team in points and tied for fourth in goals ... posted four multi-point games, including two with a career-high two goals ... scored eight of her 10 goals against non-conference opponents ... started the season with a point in six of the first seven games ... had 18 points through the first 20 games of the year ... in the season-opener, scored the game-tying goal on the power play with 5 minutes left in regulation for a 1-1 OT tie at Boston University (Oct. 2) and had another goal the next game against the Terriers, another overtime tie at 4-4 ... had a goal and assist in 6-5 loss to Minnesota (Oct. 9) ... collected an assist in each game at Bemidji State (Oct. 16-17) ... followed with another two-point performance with a goal and assist in 4-3 road win at Wisconsin (Oct. 23) ... scored twice and added an assist for a career-high three points in 4-3 win vs. St. Lawrence (Nov.20) ... scored again the next game for four points and plus-4 rating in split with the Saints ... also had four points, including another 2-1--3 game, and was plus-4 in home sweep of Robert Morris (Jan. 2-3) ... tallied assists in back-to-back games against Wisconsin (Jan. 30) and North Dakota (Feb. 5) ... totaled 49 shots ... assessed eight penalties for 16 minutes.

2008-09 (Freshman Season)
Played in all 36 games ... totaled six points on three goals and three assists ... all of her points were against WCHA opponents ... two of her goals were scored on the power play ... recorded first point as a Buckeye with a power play goal in 3-0 win vs. Bemidji State (Oct. 24) ... posted first career assist in 3-2 win at St. Cloud State (Nov. 8) ... also had assists vs. Minnesota Duluth (Nov. 15) and vs. St. Cloud State (Jan. 16) ... scored goals in back-to-back games, including the game-winner vs. North Dakota (Feb. 7) and the lone Buckeye goal at Minnesota Duluth (Feb. 13) ... totaled 46 shots ... had 11 penalties for 22 minutes.

Prior to Ohio State
Six-year forward on the varsity hockey team at Eden Prairie High School ... captained the team for the 2007-08 season ... led the Eagles to the Class AA championship during the 2008 Minnesota State Tournament and concluded the season with a 29-1-1 overall record ... helped the team to three-consecutive Lake League championships, including a perfect 17-0-0 record in 2007-08 ... scored the game-winning overtime goal for a 1-0 victory in the state semifinal game vs. Cretin-Derham Hall during the '08 tournament ... her senior season, scored 24 goals and added 32 assists for 56 points to lead the Eagles in points and goals ... named a Top 10 finalist for the 2008 Minnesota Ms. Hockey award ... honorable mention all-state honoree as a sophomore, junior and senior ... also named first team all-metro in 2008 by the Minneapolis Star-Tribune ... totaled 272 points in her six-year career (142g, 130a) ... collected five all-conference awards during her career ... Eden Prairie also won the state championships in 2006 when the team finished the season 31-0 ... named all-state in 2007 and was honorable mention all-state in '06 ... prior to transferring to Eden Prairie in 2005, played for the Kennedy High School hockey team from 2002-05.

Personal
Daughter of Don Feste and Cheryl Latham ... enjoys listening to music and playing other sports when off the ice ... greatest sports thrill was when Eden Prairie won the state championships in 2006 and '08.

Career Statistics

Year GP G A PTS Shots P-PIM +/- PP SH GW
2008-09 36 3 3 6 46 11-22 -20 2 0 1
2009-10 35 10 10 20 49 8-16 -4 2 0 1
2010-11 36 4 6 10 43 4-8 -2 1 0 1
TOTAL 107 17 19 36 138 23-46 -26 5 0 3

WCHA Statistics

Year GP G A PTS Shots P-PIM +/- PP SH GW
2008-09 28 3 3 6 40 9-18 -14 2 0 1
2009-10 26 2 8 10 27 7-14 -10 0 0 0
2010-11 28 3 3 5 30 3-6 -7 1 0 0
TOTAL 82 8 14 21 97 19-38 -31 3 0 1

THE FESTE FILE

Career Game Highs

Goals 2 3x, last Jan. 8, 2011 vs. Wisconsin
Assists 1 19x, last Feb. 19, 2011 at Bemidji State
Points 3 2x, last Jan. 3, 2010 vs. Robert Morris
PIM 4 3x, last Feb. 19, 2010 vs. St. Cloud State
Shots 5 Jan. 3, 2010 vs. Robert Morris
Plus/Minus +3 3x, last Oct. 9, 2010 at Robert Morris

Career Milestones
First Goal - Oct. 24, 2008 vs. Bemidji State
First Assist - Nov. 8, 2008 at St. Cloud State

Career Stats vs. 2011-12 Opponents

Opponent G-A--P (Games)
Bemidji State 1-3--4 (10)
Minnesota 2-1--3 (15)
Minnesota Duluth 1-2--3 (12)
Minnesota State 0-1--1 (12)
Niagara has not played
North Dakota 1-1--2 (12)
Princeton has not played
St. Cloud State 0-4--4 (12)
Syracuse 1-0--1 (2)
Wisconsin 3-2--5 (16)

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