2005 (Senior): Lefty who can bring speed to the field ... can start or provide a spark off ... started the final five games of the season as a defensive midfielder ... scored a goal in first career start against Syracuse (4/24) ... seen action in nine games this season ... scored on a free-position goal against Brown (3/12).
2004 (Junior): Saw action in 11 games and scored three goals ... also had six ground balls on the year ... scored against Georgetown in NCAA Quarterfinals (5/16) ... netted first career goals against Quinnipiac (3/11) ... also controlled two draws for the Terps.
2003 (Sophomore): Played in 12 games ... came up with two ground balls and caused five turnovers.
2002 (Freshman): Saw playing time in 15 games with no starts ... took three shots and two free positions but was unable to convert ... scooped up seven ground balls, caused six turnovers and came up with one draw control.
Prep: A four-year (41-game) starter at Thayer Academy in Braintree, Mass. ... scored 147 goals in her four years including 50 as a senior ... a 2001 All-American ... named Independent School League (ISL) Player of the Year in 2001 ... an all-league selection in 1999 (honorable mention), 2000 and 2001 (first team) ... New England Coaches Association first team selection as a junior ... participated in the National Senior All-Star game ... named to the Boston Globe's all-scholastic team in '01 ... team was undefeated (12-0-1) and ISL champs in 2001 ... a two-time all-scholastic pick ... Thayer is the same school that produced former Terps Kelly Amonte and Kerri Mulligan ... also played soccer and basketball in high school ... team captain in soccer as a senior who scored 36 goals in her four years as a letterwinner.
Personal: Meredith O'Brien was born in Hingham, Mass. ... is the daughter of James and Candy O'Brien ... a communication major ... was an honor roll student all four years of high school.
Career Statistics Year GP-GS G A Pts. 2002 15-0 0 0 0 2003 12-0 0 0 0 2004 11-0 3 0 3 2005 15-5 2 0 2 Totals 53-5 5 0 5