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    Meghan Cunningham
    17 Meghan Cunningham
    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Simsbury, Conn.

    High School:
    Simsbury

    Height:
    5-10

    Position:
    Defender/Mid/Forward

    2009 (Junior Season): Played in all 21 games on the season starting in 19... Tallied three goals on the year with her first coming against Central Connecticut (Sep. 7) ... Her second goal came on a header against No. 8 Wake Forest (Sep. 13) ... Recorded the gamewinning goal on a penalty kick against DePaul (Oct. 18) ... took a season high six shots at Villanova (Oct. 29) in the first round of the BIG EAST Tournament.

    2008 (Sophomore Season): Played in all 22 games starting 17 of them ... racked up 1601 minutes of play in the backfield for the Huskies ... instrumental in UConn's 0-0 tie against #15 West Virginia (Oct. 12) shutting out the Mountaineers for the first time at home during the 2008 season ... knocked in a penalty kick against West Virginia (Nov. 7) to seal the victory in the BIG EAST Semifinal game ... played each and every minute of the BIG EAST Championship game against Notre Dame (Nov. 9).

    2007 (Freshman Season): Appeared in all 22 games, making three starts ... recorded first career goal in 4-0 win over Pittsburgh (Oct. 12) ... scored the winning penalty kick to advance UConn to second round of NCAA tournament after 0-0 tie against Boston College in first round (Nov. 16) ... scored game winning goal in 2-0 NCAA third round win at Stanford (Nov. 23) ... made first career start in 0-0 tie against Rutgers (Oct. 5).

    Before UConn: Member of the Oakwood Soccer Club Team and at Simsbury High School ... scored 62 goals during her high school career ... named to the Connecticut Class LL All-State Soccer Team by CGSCA and the Hartford Courant ... helped lead Simsbury High School to the Class LL State Championship in 2005 while being named tournament MVP ... named the 2006 High School Track Runner of the Year by the New England Runner Magazine ... was the 2006 New England Champion in the 1600-meter run, and was the state champion in the 800-meter run, 1600-meter run and steeplechase while holding the state record in the event as a senior ... was a three-time All-New England and All-State track athlete from 2004-06 ... named an All-American in the 4xmile relay in 2005.

    Personal: Meghan O'Connor is the daughter of Kevin and Cheryl Cunningham ... a sport management major ... born March 2, 1989.

    Cunningham's Career Statistics

    Year GP/GS Sh G A Pts. GW
    2007 22/3 11 3 0 6 1
    2008 22/17 16 0 0 0 0
    2009 21/19 21 3 0 6 1
    Total 64/38 48 6 0 12 2

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