11 - Meg O'Leary
Meg O'Leary
Height: 5-6
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Longmeadow, Mass.
High School: Longmeadow
Position: M

Captain...enters the season ranked third all-time at Holy Cross with 44 career caused turnovers.

2010: Earned first team All-Patriot League honors and was chosen to the All-Patriot League Tournament team…started all 17 games…recorded 12 goals and nine assists for 21 points…ranked third on the team in assists and fifth in points…led the team with a career-best 33 ground balls…ranked first on the team with a career-best 21 caused turnovers, which tied for third on the school single-season record list…her 1.24 caused turnovers per game ranked fifth in the Patriot League…tied for first on the team with two game-winning goals…recorded three goals and one assist for four points in the 12-10 win over Vermont (3/13)…netted two goals including the game-winner in the 12-10 win over Mount St. Mary’s (3/3)…scored the game-winner in overtime in the 14-12 victory over Fairfield (4/6)…member of the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2009: Earned second team All-Patriot League honors...started all 16 games...tied for the team-lead with a career-best 25 goals, while she was second with a career-best 14 assists and a career-best 39 points...her 0.88 assists per game placed 10th in the Patriot League...led the team with six free-position goals...finished third on the team with 23 draw controls, and ranked fourth with 10 caused turnovers...picked up 21 ground balls...posted at least one point in 14 of 16 games...recorded three goals and one assist for four points at Bucknell (3/28)...earned Patriot League Offensive Player of the Week accolades (4/6) after scoring three goals against Yale (4/1), and totaling two goals and six assists for eight points in the 11-10 double-overtime win over Lehigh (4/4)...her six assists against Lehigh, including one on the overtime game-winner, tied the school single-game record...netted four goals in the 9-7 victory at Lafayette (4/11)...member of the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

2008: Started all 16 games...ranked fourth on the team in goals with 20 and points with 26, while tying for fourth in assists with six...tied for second on the team with 13 caused turnovers...ranked third on the team in ground balls (26) and fourth in draw controls (23)...tied for sixth in assists among Patriot League freshmen, while placing seventh in points and eighth in goals...scored two goals and had one assist for three points in her collegiate debut at UMass (2/19)...recorded two goals at Colgate (3/8)...scored two goals including the game-winner in the 19-8 victory over Lafayette (4/5)...had four goals and one assist for five points at American (4/13)...had two goals and one assist for three points in the 13-9 win over Sacred Heart (4/16)...member of the Patriot League Academic Honor Roll.

Before Holy Cross: Four-year member of the varsity lacrosse team at Longmeadow H.S....team captain as a junior and senior...named an All-American and earned a spot on the Lower New England Team One as a senior...earned first team All-Western Massachusetts honors as a sophomore, junior and senior, after being a second team selection as a freshman...team won four straight Western Massachusetts championships...team captured the state title in her freshman year, and was also a three-time state runner-up...also a four-year member of the soccer team and a three-year member of the basketball team...won the soccer team’s Best Sportsmanship Award as a sophomore and a senior...member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Daughter of John and Jane O’Leary...has one brother (Tim)...a Sociology major.

O'Leary's Career Statistics

SeasonGPGAPtsGWGGBDCCTO
200816206261262313
2009162514390212310
201017129212331321
Total495729863805944