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SMC Women's Lacrosse BIO
2 Meagan Bennett

AS A SENIOR (2017): Started and played in all 14 games for the Gaels… Named All-Academic by MPSF… Was a versatile, and team leader throughout the season… Scored 15 goals for her personal best in a season… Third on the team with seven assists… Was fourth on the team with 22 points… Took 27 shots, and was extremely accurate with 23 shots on goal… Collected 19 ground balls and 21 draw controls… Also caused 11 turnovers in the season.

AS A JUNIOR (2016): Started in all 14 games after missing 2015 season due to injury...Placed second on the team in goals with 11...Added two assists to have 13 points...Took a team-high 33 shots and tied for the team lead in shots on goal with 25...Scored five free position goals on 13 shots...Collected 19 ground balls and 17 draw controls...Scored two goals against Longwood and UC Davis...Tallied five ground balls against Mercer...Caused four draw controls against Cal.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2015): Missed the entire year due to injury.

AS A FRESHMAN (2014): 
Contributed immediately in her first season at SMC, appearing in all 14 matches with 12 starts… In 699 total minutes, scored nine goals with three assists for 12 points… also attempted 24 shots with 20 shots on goal… converted 4-of-8 free position shots, the best percentage on the team… added 11 ground balls, five draw controls and six caused turnovers… had two multi-goal games scoring two against California and Kennesaw State… tallied a season-high four ground balls at Kennesaw State… first collegiate goal came against California.

PRIOR TO SAINT MARY'S:  Attended St. Francis HS in Sacramento… a four-year letterwinner, Bennett led the team in scoring for two seasons while earning SFHS Honor Roll for three years… a two-time team MVP,she led the SVL Conference in scoring in her senior season… other honors included the Sacramento Valley Player of the Year and St. Francis High School Booster Club Leadership Scholarship… team won the Sacramento Valley Lacrosse Conference Championship three times… her parents are Shawn and Julie Bennett… Shawn was a catcher for the Loyola Marymount baseball team… one of her brothers, Jimmy Bennett, played rugby at Gonzaga.

Position: Mid-Fielder
Height: 5'5"
Year: Senior
Hometown: El Dorado Hills, Calif.
High School: St. Francis
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