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    Meghan Wheeler
    8 Meghan Wheeler
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Canton, Mass.

    High School:
    Canton

    Position:
    Midfield

    Career Highlights

    • Member of U-21 U.S. National Team
    • 2008 U.S. Junior National Camp
    • 2007 NFHCA First Team All-America
    • 2007 All-BIG EAST First Team
    • 2007 All-Mideast First Team
    • 2007 BIG EAST Academic All-Star
    • 2007 BIG EAST All-Tournament Team
    • 2006 All-Mideast Region Second Team

    2007
    Provided leadership for the Huskies in the midfield while starting all 25 games...named as a NFHCA First Team All-America selection...also recognized with first team All-BIG EAST status...selected to 2007 BIG EAST All-Tournament Team...named All--Mideast Region for the second consecutive season...a member of the U.S. U-21 National Team....was a member of the New England High Performance squad that won the National Championship.

    2006
    Named to All-Mideast Region Second Team...started and played in all 25 games during sophomore season...has started 46 of the first 48 games of her UConn career and has established herself as a key component in the midfield...totaled two goals and ranked in a tie for third on the squad with seven assists...scored a goal and handed out two assists in 5-1 win at Georgetown (10/8)...scored first career collegiate goal in 7-1 win over Sacred Heart (9/9).

    2005
    One of two true freshmen to play in all 23 games of the season...made 21 starts...provided depth to midfield play...attempted four shots.

    High School
    Lettered four years at Canton (Mass.) High School...Scored 16 goals while adding 12 assists en route to leading Canton H.S. to the 2004 Division II State Championship as a senior...scored the winning goal of the 2004 State Championship Game on a penalty stroke in overtime...named MVP league all-star following junior and senior seasons...led the league in scoring with 11 goals and seven assists as a junior...selected as a 2004 NFHCA All-America choice...selected to play in the USA-Canada Challenge...2004 Boston Globe Player of the Year.

    Personal
    Meghan Elizabeth Wheeler...parents are David and Dorsey Wheeler... exploratory major...born April 19, 1987 in Boston, Mass...sisters Katie (`96) and Kelly (`92) both played collegiate field hockey at Northeastern University.