Solid defensive player who will look to become part of the regular rotation at midfield for the Irish ... is one of seven sister duos to play for the Notre Dame women's lacrosse program in its 10-year history ... one of three sets of sisters (along with Lauren, a freshman) on the current Irish roster, joining sophomore twins Heather and Lindsey Ferguson and senior Crysti Foote and sophomore Julie Foote ... hard-working player with a tremendous attitude ... extremely coachable player who will look to contribute in 2006 ... gives the Irish depth at midfield/defense ... has seen action in 12 games during her career.
AS A JUNIOR: Got into eight games for the Irish in 2005 ... saw action versus James Madison, California, Boston College, Connnecticut, Rutgers, Georgetown, Syracuse and Ohio State.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Played in three games for the Irish in 2004 ... got into games versus Cornell, Boston College and at Ohio State.
AS A FRESHMAN: Saw action in one game versus Davidson (4/22) and did not record any statistics.
PREP AND PERSONAL: Three-sport athlete at Syracuse's Christian Brothers Academy ... won 10 letters at CBA in lacrosse (four years), soccer (four years) and track (two years) ... team captain of lacrosse and soccer teams as a junior and senior ... four-time all-conference and all-city selection in lacrosse ... goalkeeper on soccer team that won four conference championships and one regional championship (2001) ... selected third-team all-Central New York as a junior after scoring 48 goals with 20 assists ... also played on Central Region team at Empire State Games ... full name is Meghan Elizabeth deMello ... daughter of Steve and Pat deMello ... has two sisters ... sister, Lauren, is a freshman on the lacrosse team this season ... sister, Caitlin, plays lacrosse at William & Mary ... born July 19, 1984, in Hartford, Conn. ... marketing major in the Mendoza School of Business at Notre Dame.