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    Meghan Gardler
    22 Meghan Gardler
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Springfield, Pa.

    High School:
    Cardinal O'Hara

    Height:
    6-0

    Position:
    Forward

    AT FIRST GLANCE
    Will continue to see additional playing time in a reserve role during senior season...a solid defensive player who possesses 3-point range....also is a capable ball-handler...has developed into one of the Huskies top rebounders and match-up defenders off the bench...her father (Bud Gardler) was Geno Auriemma's high school coach at Bishop Kenrick High School in Norristown, Pa...has appeared in 93 career games...has posted double-figure points once in career.

    2008-09 SEASON
    Averaged 2.0 points and 3.3 rebounds while seeing action in all three games in run to 2009 BIG EAST Tournament Title...tallied two points and pulled down five rebounds in BIG EAST Final vs. No. 5/5 Louisville (3/10)...tallied three points, a rebound and a steal in win over Seton Hall (2/28)...recorded two points and three rebounds in win over Villanova (2/24)...posted two points, three rebounds and two steals in win at Providence (2/18)...recorded seven points and three rebounds in win over Pittsburgh (2/15)...registered three points, four rebounds and two assists at St. John's (2/11)...tallied five points and four rebounds in 15 minutes of action in win at Marquette (2/7)...totaled three assists, three steals and two rebounds in win over Rutgers (2/3)...had two points, one rebound and one assist in nine minutes in win over Syracuse (1/17)...totaled four points, two rebounds and an assist in 12 minutes off the bnech at South Florida (1/6)... handed out a career-best four assists in win over Holy Cross (12/3)...scored three points in win over No. 4/4 Oklahoma (11/30)...pulled down five rebounds in win at BYU (11/25)...tallied four points and two assists in 12 minutes vs. San Diego State (11/20).

    2007-08 SEASON
    Appeared in 32 games....averaged 2.5 ppg and 2.0 rpg...matched career-high in minutes with 21 and posted seven points and four rebounds in NCAA first round win over Cornell (3/23)...posted four points and three rebounds in 14 minutes off the bench in 77-76 win at DePaul (3/1)...had a well-rounded game with eight points, four rebounds, three assists and two blocks while playing 21 minutes vs. St. John's (2/23)...swiped a pair of steals while playing 18 minutes in win over Providence (2/2)...dished out two assists in 11 minutes in win at Syracuse (1/15)...recorded a career-best 14 points while shooting a perfect 5-of-5 overall in win at Purdue (1/6)...pulled down seven rebounds in win at Villanova (1/3)...recorded five points and five rebounds in a career-high 18 minutes vs. Army (12/31)...registered three points, two rebounds and two assists in win over Hartford (12/29)...recorded four points in win over South Carolina (12/17)...tallied one point, three rebounds and three assists in win over BYU (11/29)...pulled down three rebounds in seven minutes vs. Holy Cross (11/14).

    2006-07 SEASON
    Appeared in 29 games during freshman season in a reserve role...posted 1.3 points and 1.4 rebounds while playing an average of 7.7 minutes per contest... appeared in UConn's NCAA Regional Final loss vs. LSU (3/26)...played in the second round NCAA Tournament game against UW-Green Bay (3/20)...tallied three points and four rebounds during the opening round of the NCAA Tournament vs. UMBC (3/18)...saw action in BIG EAST Tournament wins over South Florida (3/4) and Louisville (3/5)...pulled down five rebounds in win at Providence (1/17)...recorded five points in win vs. Syracuse (1/13)...matched season-bests with 17 minutes and six points against Seton Hall (1/9)...registered four points and five rebounds vs. Oakland (12/23)...scored six points, on first two career 3-pointers, while playing six minutes in win at Virginia (12/18)...scored first career points with four in win over Boston University (11/28)...saw first collegiate action with five minutes in season-opener vs. Richmond (11/13).

    HIGH SCHOOL
    Named Philadelphia Catholic MVP as a senior after averaging 15 ppg, 8 rpg, 3 apg and 3 spg while guiding Cardinal O'Hara High School to a No. 1 ranking in the state and No. 12 nationally...named second team All-Catholic League during junior season after posting 8.9 ppg and 7.2 rpg while shooting 51 percent from the field...led Cardinal O'Hara to a No. 1 state and No. 19 national ranking during junior campaign...named third team All-Catholic League as a sophomore...named team captain during senior season...guided Cardinal O'Hara to a 26-2 record during her junior season and the 2005 Philadelphia Catholic League Championship.

    PERSONAL
    Full name is Meghan Elizabeth Gardler...parents are Bud Gardler & Mary Joan...born on April 11, 1988...English major.