12  Maegan Meritz
Maegan  Meritz

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Farmingdale, N.Y.

High School:
Farmingdale

Last College:
Florida

Height:
5-6

Position:
D


04/17/2015

No. 6/5 Stony Brook secures hosting rights for conference championship in 13-7 win at UMBC

Seawolves clinch America East Championship top seed, share of regular season title

04/17/2015

Ohlmiller continues to reap national praise

Freshman named Baltimore Sun National Player of the Week

04/15/2015

No. 6/5 Seawolves look to lock up America East Championship top seed at UMBC

Stony Brook can clinch No. 1 seed and share of regular season title with win

04/14/2015

ILWomen.com names Kylie Ohlmiller National Player and Rookie of the Week

Phenom is the first player this season to win both awards in the same week

04/13/2015

Seawolves sweep America East weekly awards

Murphy Offensive Player of the Week, Meritz Defensive Player of the Week and Kylie Ohlmiller Rookie of the Week

2015: America East All-Championship Team ... first team All-America East ... one caused turnover and had two ground balls vs. USC (2/21) ... America East Defensive Player of the Week (2/24) ... tallied a game-high six ground balls and one caused turnover vs. Drexel (2/28) ... finished with two ground balls and one caused turnover vs. Villanova (3/7) ... tallied a game-high four ground balls and one draw control vs. Notre Dame (3/10) ... posted two ground balls and one caused turnover at Jacksonville (3/15) ... tallied two ground balls at Florida (3/17) ... tallied one ground ball vs. Oregon (3/28) ... recorded three ground balls and three caused turnovers vs. Binghamton (4/1) ... tallied two ground balls and one caused turnover vs. Albany (4/4) ... America East Defensive Player of the Week (4/6) ... tallied two ground balls and one caused turnover at Johns Hopkins (4/7) ... tallied three ground balls and two caused turnovers at Vermont (4/11) ... recorded five ground balls and two caused turnovers vs. Northwestern (4/12) ... America East Defensive Player of the Week (4/13) ... had two ground balls at UMBC (4/17) ... one ground ball at Hofstra (4/21) ... tallied one ground ball and two caused turnovers vs. UMass Lowell (4/25) ... America East Defensive Player of the Week (4/27) ... had a caused turnover vs. UMBC (5/1).

2014:
Second Team All-America East ... started 21 games ... help post nation's top scoring defense ... recorded 18 caused turnovers and 33 ground balls ... two caused turnovers vs. Bucknell (2/15) ... tallied one ground ball and one caused turnover at Notre Dame (2/22) ... posted one ground ball and one caused turnover at Drexel (2/26) ... tallied one ground ball and one caused turnover at Rutgers (3/8) ... game-high five ground balls vs. Central Connecticut (3/13) ... recorded three ground balls and two caused turnovers at Iona (3/20) ... had two ground balls and two caused turnovers vs. Siena (3/22) ... finished with two ground balls vs. UMBC (3/29) ... recorded four ground balls and one caused turnover vs. Jacksonville (4/4) ... two draw controls and one caused turnover at Binghamton (4/6) ... one ground ball at Albany (4/12) ... tallied one ground ball vs. New Hampshire (4/19) ... tied a Stony Brook championship-record with five ground balls and two caused turnovers vs. New Hampshire (5/2) ... tallied one ground ball vs. Albany (5/4) ... caused two turnovers at Syracuse in the NCAA Tournament (5/11).

2013: Started all 20 games ... had 18 ground balls ... eight caused turnovers and eight draw controlls ... won a draw control at Bucknell (2/16) ... one ground ball and one draw control vs. Longwood (3/9) ... four ground balls and three caused turnovers at Marist (3/13) ... one draw control vs. Maryland (3/17) ... one ground ball vs. Iona (3/20) ... five ground balls, three caused turnovers and one draw control at Vermont (3/23) ... tallied one ground ball and one caused turnover vs. Fresno State (3/26) ... finished with one caused turnover and one ground ball vs. Albany (3/30) ... tallied one ground ball at UMBC (4/6) ... one draw control at New Hampshire (4/13) ... two draw controls and one ground ball vs. Boston University (4/21) ... had two ground balls vs. Vermont (5/3) ... one draw control in a win vs. Towson in the NCAA Tournament (5/10).

Before SBU: Attended the University of Florida and redshirted the 2012 season.

High School: Played four seasons of lacrosse at Farmingdale High School under head coach Tracy Weiner ... helped team win state title in 2009 and 2010 ... named captain of soccer team in senior year...also played basketball.

Personal: Maegan Paige Meritz ... born March 30, 1993 ... daughter of Don and Lori Meritz ... sister of Brian ... major is physical therapy.

Career Statistics

Year GP G A Pts Sh. GB DC CT
2015 19 0 0 0 1 38 1 16
2014 21 0 0 0 0 33 4 18
2013 20 0 0 0 0 18 8 8
Totals 60 0 0 0 1 89 13 42