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Megan Monroig
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Megan Monroig

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Northumberland, Pa.

High School:
Shikellamy

Height:
5-3

Position:
D/M

Birthdate:
03/16/1989


Year GP-GS Goals Assists Points GWG Shots
2007 22-2 1 3 5 0 14
2008 24-12 1 2 4 0 18
2009 20-14 0 0 0 0 5
2010 21-16 0 3 3 0 11
Totals 87-44 2 8 12 0 48

ACADEMIC ALL-BIG TEN (2008, 2009)


LION CAREER
2010:
Saw action in all 21 games, making 16 starts ...Moved from defensive position to winger vs. Michigan State (9/26)...Has tallied three assists, one each against Wisconsin (10/17), Indiana (10/28) and Purdue (10/31)... Recorded 11 shots.

2009: Started a career-best 14 games in 20 total appearances, mainly at right fullback...Totaled five shots on the year...Made first start of the season against West Virginia (8/29)...Played the full game in seven games last year including back-to-back overtime games at Bucknell (9/23) and Michigan State (9/27)...Named to Academic All-Big Ten team.

2008: Played in all 24 games while starting 12...Scored one goal along with two assists for four points...Recorded an assist in a 4-1 victory over Hofstra (8/31)...Scored the insurance goal in a 4-0 shutout over Michigan (10/10)...Assisted the game-winner in a 2-0 victory at Illinois (10/24)...An Academic All-Big Ten selection.

2007: Appeared in 22 of the 24 games and started two..Scored one goal along with three assists for five points...Lone goal came in the season-opener against then-No. 20 Tennessee (8/31)...Had assists in back-to-back games against Wisconsin (10/5) and Northwestern (10/7)...Final point came in the first round of the NCAA Tournament with an assist against Monmouth (11/16).

BEFORE PENN STATE
An NSCAA All-Region selection and Pennsylvania product from Shikellamy High School...Four-time All-Susquehanna Valley League pick...An all-state selection her senior year, she started every game of her high school career...Led her team to district championships in 2003, '04 and '06 and league titles in 2004 and '06...Daily Item All-Star four years running and garnered the publication's Player of the Year moniker in 2006... Her senior year, she led the Shikellamy Braves to the first state playoff win in program history...Played club for NU United for coach Jason Duke as well as the Pa. Classics Club Team.

PERSONAL
Full name is Megan Elizabeth Monroig...The daughter of Rodney and Lori Swineford, she was born on March 16, 1989 in Sunbury, Pa. ...One of five children, she has an older sister, Natalie, and three brothers: Victor, Anthony and Steven...Four-time District Champion on the track, her team also won two district titles...Member of the National Honor Society, she was the PIAA District IV Outstanding Female Athlete...Enrolled in the College of Health and Human Development.

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