Duke Women's Soccer BIO
9 Meaghan FitzGerald
Junior (2009): Played five games at the beginning of the season before getting injured ... missed the final nine contests due to injury ... recorded 127 minutes ... played a season high 56 minutes against Alabama A&M.
Sophomore (2008): Played in 20 games, starting nine of the final 10 games of the campaign ... helped lead the defense to shutouts against William & Mary and Virginia in the NCAA Tournament ... helped lead Duke to a school record-tying 13 shutouts as a team ... recorded four assists, against Coastal Carolina, Ohio State, Wake Forest, and Clemson ... played 1,152 minutes.
Freshman (2007): Saw action in 20 matches but started the final three contests in the NCAA Tournament ... recorded two assists against Elon and Florida State ... saw action in all 90 minutes against Georgia and South Carolina, leading Duke to shutouts in both contests ... played 887 minutes.
National Team Experience: USYSA National Training Camp in 2004 and 2006.
Regional Team Experience: USYSA Region II ODP team from 2004-07 ... participated in the USYSA Thanksgiving Inter-Regional Event in 2004, 2005 and 2006 ... traveled to Europe in 2005 and Brazil in 2007 with Region II Team ... 2002-07 Ohio-South ODP team.
High School/Club: Top-50 recruit by Soccer Buzz ... two-time NSCAA Youth All-America in 2005 and 2006 ... did not play soccer at her high school as a junior and senior, but instead worked with a personal trainer and a boys team ... first team All-MVC as a freshman and sophomore ... All-Southwest Ohio Honorable Mention as a freshman and sophomore ... was voted Team Defensive MVP as a freshman and sophomore ... started all high school games as a freshman and sophomore ... totaled one game-winning goal and was 3-of-3 on penalty kicks as a sophomore ... All-Southwest Ohio Academic Team as a freshman and sophomore ... All-Ohio Team Academic Award and NSCAA High School Team Academic Award as a sophomore ... played club soccer for Classics Hammer FC from 1999-2007 where she was a team captain ... Ohio-South State Cup finalist in 2007; semifinalist in 2003, 2004 and 2006 ... 2007 Midwest Regional League Wild Card Region II Championships.
Personal: Meaghan Kathleen FitzGerald was born on March 30, 1989, in Raleigh, N.C. ... daughter of John and Tanya FitzGerald ... received Academic First honors each of her four years at Summit Country Day School ... a three-time ACC Honor Roll selection ... majoring in philosophy, while obtaining a classical civilizations minor.
Year GP/GS Shots Goals Assists Points
2010 7/1 0 0 0 0
2009 5/0 0 0 0 0
2008 20/9 7 0 4 4
2007 20/3 0 0 2 2
Career 52/13 7 0 6 6