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Three different skaters found the net for Penn State to secure Coach Kampersal’s first win
School Record 145 Academic All-Big Ten Honorees among Spring/At-Large Sports
2016-17 CHA ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM
2016-17 ACADEMIC ALL-BIG TEN TEAM
NITTANY LION CAREER
Played in all 35 games during her sophomore year...Tallied 12 points on eight goals and four assists...Her eight goals are tied for third-most by a Nittany Lion sophomore...In a 5-0 victory at RIT, Meilleur recorded a career-best three-point outing on one goal and two assists (10/28)...Recorded three points on one goal and two assists in a series against Robert Morris (12/3-4)...Scored the game-winning goal in a 3-0 victory against RIT (1/21)...Netted her second game-winning goal of the season in a 3-2 victory at No. 8 Robert Morris (2/17).
Played in 24 contests during her freshman season...Tallied two assists on the year...Netted her first career assist in a 3-0 win against Union (10/17)...Dished out her second career assist in a 2-2 tie at Robert Morris (11/13)...Recorded a career-high three shot attempts twice (Union 10/17, St. Lawrence 11/23)...Blocked a career-best two shot attempts at No. 10 Princeton (12/11).
BEFORE PENN STATE
During her senior year at St. Mary’s Academy’s Prep, Meilleur scored 45 points (21g, 24a) as the team captain...Recorded 25 points in 38 games her junior season as an alternate captain...Competed for Team Manitoba at the 2013 National Women’s Under-18 Championship, playing in four games to help Manitoba to a fifth-place finish...Gold medalist with Team West Coast at the 2012 U17 Girls World Selects in Bolzano, Italy.
Meike Anna Meilleur was born on February 20, 1997, in Portage La Prairie, Manitoba...Parents are Gerry and Astrid...Has three older brothers, Mats, Lars and Jens...Jens currently plays for the Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers in the Deutsche Eishockey Liga, Germany’s top-tier professional hockey league...Rehabilitation and human services major...First name in pronounced MY-keh...Last name is pronounced May-er.
MEILLEUR ON PENN STATE
“I chose Penn State because I simply fell in love with the campus and the student-athletes seem to be treated very well. Also, Penn State has great academics and a lot of great courses to choose from.”