#6 Megan Sullivan
AS A SENIOR: Fashioned quite a senior year for the Irish, earning second team all-BIG EAST and IWLCA West/Midwest All-Region accolades … started all 18 games, tallying 24 goals and two assists on offense and 23 ground balls, 27 draw controls and 15 caused turnovers on the defensive end … scored goals in 15 games, including two or more goals in six games … recorded three hat tricks in wins against No. 6 Stanford (17-14), No. 10 Ohio State (16-7) and No. 16 Cornell (17-13) … on defense had nine games with two or more ground balls, 10 games with two or more draw controls and four games with two or more caused turnovers … had four ground balls, three draw controls and a caused turnover in addition to a goal in a win over Duquesne (17-7) … opened year with three goals, an assist, two ground balls, two draw controls and a caused turnover in the win over the Cardinal … also added three draw controls and two caused turnovers in addition to the hat trick in the win at the Buckeyes … earned place on the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll after leading the Irish to a pair of victories over No. 18 Vanderbilt (12-11) and No. 12 Georgetown (7-6 2OT) … tallied three goals, four ground balls, three draw controls and four caused turnovers in the two wins … named a tri-captain along with teammates Jordy Shoemaker and Maggie Tamasitis prior to the start of the season … named one of five Notre Dame student-athlete recipients of the 2011-12 Leaders of Distinction Award … selected as the team MVP at the end of the year banquet … was a 2011-12 Rosenthal Leadership Academy participant … named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star … played on the North squad in the IWLCA Senior North/South All-Star game following graduation with teammate Jordy Shoemaker … earned a monogram.
AS A JUNIOR: Started all 19 games for the Irish at midfield and defense … tallied 10 points on the year and 33 ground balls, 20 draw controls and 16 caused turnovers … had 10 games with two or more ground balls and five with two or more draw controls … had a season-high five ground balls in a 12-10 win over Duquesne … also chipped in three draw controls … had a goal, three ground balls and a draw control in a 14-5 win over Boston University … turned in an all-around game in a 11-6 win vs. Rutgers, scoring a goal, dishing out an assist, picking up a ground ball and collecting a draw control … had a goal, two ground balls and two draw controls against Syracuse … in a 16-15 win at Louisville, tallied a goal, three draw controls and one ground ball, while also forcing two turnovers … was named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star … named to the Dean’s List for the spring of 2011 … earned a monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Played and started in all 18 games at midfield for the Irish … was sixth on the team in scoring with 16 goals and six assists for 22 points … on the defensive side, had 21 ground balls, 12 draw controls and 10 caused turnovers, all career highs … had seven games with two or more points and four games with two or more goals … opened the season with a pair of goals in the 13-12 win over Hofstra (2/23) … had second consecutive two-point game (1g, 1a) in 15-10 win over Duquesne (2/27) … held scoreless by Dartmouth but collected a season and career-best three ground balls versus the Big Green … had one goal and three ground balls in 10-9 home loss to Vanderbilt (3/24) … scored a career-high four goals, including the game winner, for four points in 11-9 win against Louisville (3/27) … scored a pair of goals in the 12-10 loss at Georgetown (4/3) … scored one goal in 11-10 win at Loyola (4/5) … finished the season with goals in four straight games, getting a goal and an assist in the 12-11 loss at Rutgers (4/24) … followed that with one goal in 16-9 regular-season finale at Connecticut (5/1) … in the postseason had a pair of goals in the 12-11, four overtime loss to Rutgers in the BIG EAST semifinals … closed the season with a goal and an assist in the 19-7 loss at Northwestern in the first round of the NCAA Tournament … selected by her teammates as Notre Dame’s Most Improved Player following the season … was named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star … earned a monogram.
AS A FRESHMAN: Played in all 21 games in her rookie season … scored four goals with one assist while recording 11 ground balls, five draw controls and seven caused turnovers … first collegiate game came in 22-7 win over Duquesne (2/14) where she picked up a ground ball and one draw control … scored first collegiate goal in 16-12 win over James Madison (3/10) … had first multiple-goal contest with a pair of goals in 20-5 win over California (3/22) … earned first assist in 14-12 loss to Georgetown (3/27) … final goal of the season came at Vanderbilt (4/15) in 18-11 loss to the Commodores … was named a BIG EAST Academic All- Star … earned a monogram.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Three-sport athlete at Winchester High School in Winchester, Mass. … won four letters in soccer, ice hockey and lacrosse during her career … served as team captain as a senior in soccer and ice hockey and was a two-time captain for the lacrosse team as a junior and senior … helped soccer team to conference championships in 2006 and 2008 and was an all-Middlesex League selection … in lacrosse, helped Winchester to four consecutive conference and regional championships while taking aMassachusetts Division 2 State title in 2008 … selected as the team MVP as a senior … two-time all-conference, all-city and all-state selection in lacrosse … as a senior, had 79 goals and 16 assists for 95 points … finished her high school career with 171 goals and 75 assists for 246 points … member of Mass Elite Club Team along with Irish teammates Kelly Driscoll and Jordy Shoemaker … two- time U.S. Lacrosse first team high school All-American (2007, 2008) … named to the Boston Herald Spring all-scholastic team in 2008 … two-time Boston Globe all-scholastic selection … named the Globe’s Division 2 player of the year in 2008 … full name is Megan Lindsay Sullivan … daughter of Gary and Kerry Sullivan … has one sister … born in Boston, Mass. … graduated from the College of Arts & Letters with a degree in film, television and theatre and a concentration in television studies … also received a supplementary degree from the College of Arts & Letters in computer applications.
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