On Egan: A fifth-year senior who will be counted on this season to add experience and some scoring punch … brings a wealth of experience as she has started in 54 games including every game of both the 1998 and ’99 seasons … has scored 78 career points … an offensive threat with good size and speed who is expected to return to the starting lineup full time this year.
2001 (Junior): Saw action in 22 games, starting nine … scored 22 points, seventh-most on the team … averaged 1.0 points per game while scoring 17 goals and passing out five assists … had a .472 shooting percentage … scooped up 18 ground balls, had seven caused turnovers and 18 draw controls … had a breakout offensive performance in the first round of the NCAAs when she had a career-high five goals against Monmouth (5/6) … tied her career high with two assists at Harvard (5/6) and added two goals in the 14-4 win.
2000 (Redshirt): Started in three games before tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in her right knee … awarded a medical redshirt … scored four goals despite the limited action … scored twice in a season-opening 14-10 win over Duke (3/3) … also collected six ground balls and caused one turnover.
1999 (Sophomore): Started in all 21 games … netted 12 goals and seven assists for Maryland in 1999 … scored twice against Loyola (5/1) for her season high … totaled 44 ground balls and 24 draw controls … also forced 46 turnovers.
1998 (Freshman): Started in all 21 games … scored 22 goals and added 10 assists which ranked seventh on the team in scoring … recorded an amazing .373 shooting percentage … corralled 16 ground balls and forced two caused turnovers … posted hat tricks against Syracuse and Temple … scored two goals against North Carolina early in the season … charted a career-high two assists against Virginia during the regular season and versus North Carolina in the national semifinals … scored four points against Temple, scoring three goals and adding an assist.
Prep: Graduated from Columbia High School where she was the school’s all-time leading scorer in lacrosse … a two-sport athlete, playing both lacrosse and soccer … was named to the all-state soccer team … named captain of both the lacrosse and the soccer teams.
Personal: Meredith Lindsay Egan was born on March 14, 1979 … is the daughter of Priscilla and Tom Egan … majoring in family studies and sociology … enjoys watching bobsled racing.
Career Stats Year GP G A Pts. 1998 21 22 10 32 1999 21 12 7 19 2000 3 4 1 5 2001 22 17 5 22 Totals 67 55 23 78
Goals: 5 vs. Monmouth, 5-6-01 Assists: 2 three times