Seawolves clinch America East Championship top seed, share of regular season title
Freshman named Baltimore Sun National Player of the Week
Stony Brook can clinch No. 1 seed and share of regular season title with win
Phenom is the first player this season to win both awards in the same week
Murphy Offensive Player of the Week, Meritz Defensive Player of the Week and Kylie Ohlmiller Rookie of the Week
2015: Caused one turnover and scooped two ground balls vs. USC (2/21)....America East Defensive Player of the Week (2/24)...tallied a game-high six ground balls and caused one 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).
2013: Started all 20 games during her freshman season...had 18 ground balls...caused eight turnovers and controlled eight draws...made her SBU-debut and won a draw control at Bucknell (2/16)...picked up one ground ball and controlled one draw vs. Longwood (3/9)...started at defense, picking up four ground balls and causing three turnovers to help SBU set a program record for fewest goals allowed in a single game (2) at Marist (3/13)...controlled one draw vs. Maryland (3/17)...picked up one ground ball vs. Iona (3/20)...picked up five ground balls, caused three turnovers and controlled one draw at Vermont (3/23)...tallied one ground ball and one caused turnover in a start at defense as SBU matched a school record for fewest goals allowed (2) vs. Fresno State (3/26)...finished withone caused turnover and one ground ball in a start at defense as SBU matched a school record for fewest goals allowed (2) vs. Albany (3/30)...tallied one ground ball at UMBC (4/6)...controlled one draw at UNH (4/13)...controlled two draws and picked up one ground ballas Stony Brook clinched the top-seed in the conference championship and a share of the regular season title vs. BU (4/21)...had two ground balls vs. Vermont in America East Semifinals (5/3)...controlled one draw in a win vs. Towson in the first round of 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...was 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.