Margaret “Missy” Meharg

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Missy was an outstanding field hockey and lacrosse player and coach. At the University of Delaware, she was named “Outstanding Senior Female Athlete of the Year” in 1985 after four years of outstanding play in both sports. Her career totals in lacrosse are 227 goals, second all-time at Delaware, 58 assists (eighth) and 285 points (second)..Her lacrosse team won the l982 AIAW title and NCAA national title in l983..The team won the 1984 East Coast Conference title and placed third in the NCAA national tournament..The team’s four-year record was 56-15. She co-captained the l985 team. In field hockey, the team made the EAIAW Regionals in 1981, was ECC Champ and NCAA third place in 1982 and ECC Champ again in 1983 and 1984. Meharg co-captained the 1984 team, was ECC “Player of the Year” in field hockey (1983) and lacrosse (1984). She played seven years with the U.S. national field hockey team..Following her Delaware career, she was head coach of the University of Maryland field hockey team that won the 1993 and 1999 NCAA titles. She was NCAA Field Hockey “National Coach of the Year” in 1991 and 1993.



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