2012: Academic All-Big Ten ... Played four games ... Made first career start in NU's 1-0 win vs. Iowa (10/21) ... Logged a season-high 16 minutes vs. the Hawkeyes.
2011: Academic All-Big Ten ... Did not see game action.
2010: Played in 14 games ... Registered a shot on goal, the first of her career, at Indiana (9/24) ... Added another shot on goal at Illinois (11/6) ... Academic All-Big Ten.
2009: Appeared in eight matches as a freshman ... Saw first collegiate action in season opener against Milwaukee on 8/21 ... Played in four Big Ten matches, including a season-high 18 minutes against Illinois (11/6).
High School: 2007 all-state, all-region, all-metro and team MVP ... 2007 conference MVP and all-tournament team ... 2008 team MVP ... Four-year letterwinner ... Also four-year letterwinner in alpine skiing ... All-state and team MVP for skiing 2006, 07, 08 ... Competed for MTA Stars ... Honor roll student and Presidential Award recipient for cumulative academic excellence (2005-08) ... Also competed in track and field, cross country and lacrosse.
Personal: Born Meredith Jane Finsand ... Daughter of Amy and Bert Finsand ... Father played football for Iowa State and sister was alpine skier for Boston College ... Played in the same club as fellow Wildcat Bri Westlund ... Majoring in communication studies with a minor in business institutions.