On Kelly: Will be one of Maryland’s key players on defense this season as she is moving over from the midfield where she played her first two seasons … a solid all-around player who is a tenacious defender and very good athlete … will bring more speed to this year’s defensive unit … like her sister, Kristin, she pulls double duty for the Terrapin field hockey team where she is a midfielder.
2000 (Sophomore): Saw action in all 22 games … gathered eight ground balls and caused two opponent turnovers … also controlled three draws.
1999 (Freshman): Saw action in all 21 of the Terps’ games, starting in one … netted one goal out of the midfield … only took two shots all year, converting on one against Brown (3/22) … grabbed eight ground balls, caused two turnovers, and had four draw controls.
Prep: A 1998 graduate of The Holton-Arms School in Bethesda, Md. … a two-sport athlete, playing field hockey and lacrosse … a four-year letterwinner in both sports … a two-time all-county selection in lacrosse … earned all-league honors and was an honorable mention All-American as a senior … also a two-year all-league and all-county selection in field hockey … earned All-America honors as a senior in field hockey … earned All-Met field hockey honors by the Washington Post as a junior and a senior …was invited to the United States Field Hockey Association’s (USFHA) A camp …as a senior, she played on the Chesapeake Futures Under-19 field hockey team that won the gold medal at the Futures National Tournament … also recruited by North Carolina, Loyola, Georgetown, Pennsylvania and Dartmouth.
Personal: Megan Kelly was born on May 20, 1980 … is the daughter of Marlene and Rick Kelly … a communications major.
Year GP G A Pts. 1999 21 1 0 1 2000 22 0 0 0 Career 43 1 0 1