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    Meghan Plunkett
    Meghan Plunkett

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Towson, Md.

    High School:
    Maryvale Prep

    Height:
    5-2

    Position:
    A



    Career: Played in 67 games during her Wildcat career with eight starts ... Closed her career with 15 points on 10 goals and five assists ... Also recorded 11 ground balls, six draw controls and three caused turnovers.

    2009: Saw action in 21 games for Northwestern, including six starts ... Set personal highs in both goals (six) and assists (three) ... Recorded a pair of goals at Penn State in the ALC championship game (5/2), a new career-best ... Registered a goal in four other games, including against North Carolina in the NCAA championship game (5/24) in her hometown of Towson ... Dished out three assists on the year, including one against Massachusetts in the NCAA first round (5/10) and Princeton in the NCAA quarterfinal (5/16) ... Finished with five ground balls and four draw controls while causing a turnover at Georgetown (3/7).

    2008: Played in all 22 games for the Wildcats with a pair of starts in the NCAA tournament against Notre Dame (5/11) and Princeton (5/17) ... Recorded three goals on the season, including one in the NCAA championship game against Penn (5/25) in her hometown of Towson, Md. ... Also netted goals at Rutgers (2/24) and against Vanderbilt in the ALC finals (5/4) ... Scooped up a pair of ground balls and won a draw control.

    2007: Saw action in 12 games ... Scored her first career goal in the ALC Tournament win over Penn State (5/4) ... Also had assists at Vanderbilt (2/25) and against Ohio State (4/27) ... Recorded three ground balls ... Played in the NCAA first round game with Holy Cross.

    2006: Played in 10 games as a freshman ... Caused one turnover at UConn (4/2) ... Recorded one ground ball in the win over Vanderbilt (5/5) ... Played in both home NCAA Tournament wins over Stanford (5/14) and UNC (5/20).

    High School: Letterwinner in lacrosse and basketball ... Helped team to 2001 IAAM championship ... High school coach is Matt Ritter ... Elite 300 All-Star Team in 2003 ... Club team of last seven years is Skywalkers ... Honor roll student.

    Personal: Born Meghan Drewry Plunkett ... Daughter of Janet Pisanic and Brian Plunkett ... Mother was lacrosse All-America at Loyola (Md.) ... Father played basketball at Washington College (Chestertown, Md.) ... Major is communication studies.

    Plunkett's Career Statistics

    Year GP-S G A PTS GB DC CT
    2009 21-6 6 3 9 5 4 1
    2008 22-2 3 0 3 2 1 0
    2007 12-0 1 2 3 3 0 1
    2006 10-0 0 0 0 1 1 1
    Totals 65-8 10 5 15 11 6 3

    Plunkett's Career Highs

    Goals 2, at Penn State (5/2/09)
    Assists 1, five times (most recent vs. Princeton, 5/16/09)
    Points 2, two times (most recent vs. Penn State, 5/2/09)
    Ground Balls 1, 11 times (most recent vs. Princeton, 5/16/09)
    Draw Controls 1, five times (most recent vs. Vanderbilt, 5/1/09)
    Caused Turnovers 1, three times (most recent at Georgetown, 3/7/09)