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Megan Whittle
Player Profile:

CAREER HONORS
• English National Team member
• 2017 IWLCA Second Team All-American
• 2017 Inside Lacrosse Media Second Team All-American
• 2017 Big Ten All-Tournament Team
• 2017 Big Ten Distinguished Scholar
• 2016 IWLCA First Team All-American
• 2016 Big Ten Attack Player of the Year
• 2015 IWLCA Third Team All-American
• 3x IWLCA First Team All-Region (2015, '16, 17)
• 3x All-Big Ten (2015, '16, 17)
• 3x Tewaaraton nominee (2015, '16, '17)
• 3x NCAA Top 10 in goals (2015, '16, 1'7)
• 2x NCAA All-Tournament Team (2015, '16)
• 2x Big Ten All-Tournament Team (2015, '17)
• 2x Academic All-Big Ten (2016, '17)
• 2x Big Ten goals leader (2016, '17)

International: Member of the English National Team since 2016 ... will compete for England in the 2017 FIL World Cup in Guildford, England.

As a Junior in 2017: Started all 23 games at attack ... lead the Terps with 71 goals and 87 points ... ranked ninth nationally in goals ... set a career high with 16 assists ... posted a pair of goals and ground balls in the NCAA Championship game vs. Boston College (5/28) ... notched four points (3G, 1A) vs. Penn State (5/26) ... scored five goals vs. High Point (5/14) ... tallied five goals vs. Princeton (4/12) ... scored four goals at Rutgers (4/8) ... notched four points (3G, 1A) and four ground balls at Virginia (4/5) ... scored a hat trick and had two caused turnovers vs. Florida (3/29) ... had three goals and one assist at James Madison (3/25) ... set career highs with seven goals and nine points vs. Syracuse (3/11) ... notched a hat trick vs. Boston College (3/8) ... scored a hat trick at Hofstra (3/4) ... scored twice and caused two turnovers vs. UNC (2/25) ... scored five goals and added an assist at Georgetown (2/18) ... Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week (2/21, 3/14).

As a Sophomore in 2016: Started all 23 games at attack ... led the team with 76 goals and 81 points ... ranked second in NCAA for goals ... tallied a hat trick and caused two turnovers vs. UNC (5/29) ... scored four goals vs. Syracuse (5/27) ... tallied five points (4G, 1A) vs. UMass (5/22) ... notched four goals vs. Johns Hopkins (5/15) ... scored five goals vs. Virginia (4/20) ... tallied five goals at Princeton (4/13) ... scored four goals at Rutgers (4/9) ... notched three goals and one assist vs. Cornell (4/2) ... scored four times vs. Northwestern (3/31) ... tallied five goals and two ground balls vs. JMU (3/26) ...scored four times at Penn (3/23) ... tallied one goal and one caused turnover at Syracuse (3/12) ... notched four goals, two ground balls and two draw controls vs. Hofstra (3/5) ... scored four goals and picked up two ground balls and two draw controls at North Carolina (2/27) ... talled four goals and two draw controls vs. Georgetown (2/20) ... scored a hat trick against William & Mary (2/14) ... named to Tewaaraton Watch List ... Inside Lacrosse Preseason First Team All-American ... Lacrosse Magazine Preseason All-American ... Big Ten Player to Watch.

As a Freshman in 2015: Immediate starter on attack, started in 21 of 22 games for the Terps ... led Maryland with 67 goals ... ranked sixth nationally in goals ... also posted four five assists and 21 ground balls ... six-time Big Ten Freshman of the Week (2/16, 3/16, 3/23, 3/30, 4/13, 4/20 ... ILWomen.com National Freshman of the Week (3/17) ... scored hat tricks vs. North Carolina (2/22), Hofstra (2/28), UMBC (3/4), Florida (3/14), James Madison (3/21), Rutgers (4/4), Ohio State (4/12), Johns Hopkins (4/15), Michigan (4/18), Ohio State (5/1) and North Carolina (5/24) ... picked up two ground balls and one caused turnover at Hofstra (2/28) ... tallied a season-high six goals at Towson (3/11) ... notched five goals at Northwestern (3/26) ... picked up three ground balls and caused one turnover vs. Northwestern (5/17) ... tallied two ground balls and one caused turnover in the NCAA Championship game vs. North Carolina (5/24).

Before Maryland: Won four high school national championships with McDonogh ... named Inside Lacrosse's top player in the class of 2014 ... went undefeated (80-0) in high school ... named the Baltimore Sun's Player of the Year in 2014 ... U.S. Lacrosse's National and Mid-Atlantic Player of the Year in 2014 ... earned Baltimore Sun first team all-metro honors in 2012, 2013 and 2014 ... Under Armour South All-American honors in 2014 ... U.S. Lacrosse first team All-American in 2013 and 2014 ... invited to the U.S. National Team tryouts in 2014 ... Under Armour Underclassman All-American in 2011, 2012 and 2013 ... appeared in Sports Illustrated's Faces in the Crowd in 2012 ... also a four-year starter for field hockey and indoor track ... all-conference selection in field hockey ... three-time all-conference sprinter ... helped track team to IAAM championships all four years ... also competed in lacrosse for the M&D Lacrosse Club, helping the squad to 23 tournament championships ... named to Dean's List and honor roll.

Personal: Born May 16, 1996 ... parents are Jeff and Annie Whittle ... mother swam at Villanova ... chose Maryland to play with the best coaches and team in the nation  ... majoring in criminology & criminal justice.


Whittle Career Statistics
Year GP-GS G A Pts. Shots GB DC TO CT
2015 22-21 67 5 72 128 21 2 12 9
2016 23-23 76 5 81 162 22 8 20 12
2017 23-23 71 16 87 164 21 22 28

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Total 68-67 214 26 240 454 64 32 60 36

WHITTLE CAREER HIGHS
Goals: 7 vs. Syracuse (3/11/17)
Assists: 2 (3x), last vs. Northwestern (5/7/17)
Points: 9 vs. Syracuse (3/11/17)
Ground balls: 4 vs. Virginia (4/5/17)


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