Notre Dame Women's Lacrosse 17-14 victory over Stanford on February 19, 2012.
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.