Faceoff between Maryland and Cornell is scheduled for 1 p.m. at Capital One Field at Byrd Stadium
Faceoff between Maryland and Colgate is scheduled for noon at Capital One Field at Byrd Stadium
Faceoff between Maryland and Virginia is scheduled for 5 p.m. at UNC's Kenan Stadium.
Schmeisser Memorial Cup Candidate
Megill's Honor Roll
On Megill: Preseason first team All-American who will be pivotal to the Terps' success ... a great athlete who has worked hard to be a complete defender ... works well on and off of the ball ... could also see time as a long pole in certain situations ... clears well by either running the ball or with crisp passing ... worked his way into the starting line-up in 2005 after contributing as a freshman in man-down situations ... switched from No. 28 to No. 12 prior to the 2005 season.
As a junior (2006): Third team USILA All-American ... All-ACC honoree ... tied his then-career high with three caused turnovers and picked up two groundballs in 10-4 season opening victory at No. 7 Georgetown (2/25) ... caused one turnover in 8-7 overtime win at No. 1 Duke (3/4) ... picked up three groundballs and caused a turnover in 9-6 win over No. 15 Towson (3/11) ... helped the Terp defense shutout the Tiger offense for the first 36:32 of the game ... caused two turnovers and picked up two groundballs in 7-6 loss in double overtime to Bucknell (3/14) ... two groundballs and a caused turnover in 9-4 victory at UMBC (3/18) ... three caused turnovers in 14-2 win over Dartmouth (3/21) ... also picked up three groundballs vs. the Big Green ... helped the Terp defense hold Dartmouth scoreless for 53:32 and without a shot for the first 23:04 of the game ... three groundballs and a caused turnovers in 9-6 win at North Carolina (3/25) ... two groundballs and a caused turnover in 15-5 loss to No. 1 Virginia (4/1) ... set his career high with four caused turnovers in 7-6 loss to No. 8 Navy (4/8) ... also picked up two groundballs vs. the Midshipmen ... career-best five groundballs in 11-4 win at No. 6 Johns Hopkins (4/15) ... also caused three Blue Jay turnovers ... helped lead the Terp defense to a first-half shutout of Sacred Heart in an 18-2 Terp win (4/18) ... one caused turnover vs. the Pioneers ... two groundballs and a caused turnover in 10-9 win over North Carolina (4/28) in the ACC Semifinals ... three groundballs and a caused turnover in 11-5 loss to No. 1 Virginia (4/30) in the ACC Finals ... one caused turnover and one groundball in 12-4 win over No. 10 Penn (5/6) ... three groundballs and three caused turnovers in 16-8 win over No. 12 Denver (5/13) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament ... four groundballs and a caused turnover in 11-6 win over No. 9 Princeton (5/21) in the NCAA Quarterfinals ... two groundballs in 8-5 loss to No. 10 UMass (5/27) in NCAA Semifinals.
As a sophomore (2005): USILA honorable mentionl All-American ... saw limited minutes due to injury in 13-6 season opening win over No. 5 Georgetown (2/26) ... was still able to pick up two groundballs vs. the Hoyas ... took first career shot in 10-8 loss to Duke (3/5) ... played extensive minutes, causing two turnovers, in 9-5 win at No. 9 Towson (3/12) ... one groundball in 7-6 loss to Dartmouth (3/22) ... made his first collegiate start in 9-4 win over No. 19 North Carolina (3/26) ... picked up a career high three groundballs and caused two turnovers in 10-2 loss at No. 3 Virginia (4/2) ... one groundball and one caused turnover in 9-8 loss at No. 8 Navy (4/8) ... two groundballs and three caused turnovers in 11-6 loss to No. 1 Johns Hopkins (4/15) ... set a new career high with four groundballs and tied a career best with three caused turnovers in 9-6 win at No. 15 Fairfield (4/23) ... another four-groundball, three-caused turnover effort in 8-7 overtime victory over No. 3 Virginia in the ACC Semifinals (4/29) ... helped hold the nation's highest scoring offense without a goal for 40:15 in 9-5 win over No. 2 Duke (5/1) to win the ACC championship ... selected to the ACC All-Tournament team ... one groundball and two caused turnovers in 21-6 drubbing of Penn (5/7) at Lincoln Financial Field ... two groundball and a caused turnover in 14-10 win over No. 11 Penn State (5/14) in the first round of the NCAA Tournament ... tied his career high with four groundballs in 9-8 overtime win over No. 8 Georgetown (5/22) in the NCAA Quarterfinals.
As a freshman (2004): Played in 10 games ... made collegiate debut in 17-12 win at No. 6 Duke (3/6) ... played significant time in 14-7 win over Bucknell (3/17) ... two groundballs vs. Bison ... two groundballs in 19-4 rout of Butler (3/23) ... saw action on man-down unit in 12-11 ACC Final win over Virginia (4/25).
Before Maryland: Three-sport standout at Arthur L. Johnson High School in Clark, N.J. ... a high school All-American as a senior ... served as team captain under coach Tony Calandra ... honored as team MVP, All-New Jersey and all-conference as a senior ... played in the National, New Jersey and Tri-state All-Star games, earning MVP honors in the N.J. game ... had 40 career points as a defender with 23 goals and 17 assists ... averaged 19 groundballs per game as a senior ... also played football as a strong safety and punter, earning all-conference honors ... also ran track.
Personal: Son of Joanne and Ray Megill ... older brother of Jessica and Brian ... enjoys boating, dirt biking, snowboarding and fishing in his free time ... majoring in mechanical engineering.