|Hometown:||Mount Bethel, Pa.|
Just the Facts
Full Name: Megan K. Botteri
Birthdate: May 13, 1991
Birthplace: Reading, Pa.
Parents: Richard and Lisa Botteri
Siblings: Sister Nicole (29), brother Devon (21)
Major: Secondary education
High School Coach: Carol Alfred
While with VCU
- Has made 19 starts in goal during her two seasons with the Black & Gold
- Logged nearly 1,400 minutes, while posting a career goals-against-average of 1.32
- During her freshman season, she ranked third in the CAA with a 2.14 goals-against-average. Additionally, her save percentage of .724 was fourth-best in the league.
- Participated in the 2010 Wasa Cup in Lyngby, Denmark in January of 2010 with the USA Women’s National Indoor Field Hockey Team. Helped her squad secure a fourth-place finish.
- Made 13 saves during her second season and averaged a .867 save percentage and 1.000 within the CAA.
- Was a part of two shutouts during her sophomore seasons against Longwood and App. State.
- Redshirted the 2011 season.
Prior to VCU
- Four-year starter at goalkeeper for Bangor Area High School.
- Amassed a 63-14-5 record in goal, including 29 shutouts.
- As a senior, recorded seven shutouts and a .910 save percentage.
- Named Pennsylvania AAA First Team All-State as a senior.
- A member of the U.S. Women’s National Indoor Team in 2008 and 2009.
- Played on U.S. team that captured silver medal at the 2008 Pan Am Games.
- Led the Slaters to four straight Colonial League East Championships.
- Two-time All-Colonial League selection, including a first team pick in 2008.
- Two-time gold medal winner at USFHA Festival.
- Selected to participate at the 2009 Futures National Championship (A Pool U19 Team).
Getting to Know Megan Botteri
- A four-year softball standout for Bangor Area.
- Named All-Colonial League First Team as a shortstop in 2008.
- Following graduation, plans on teaching secondary education and coaching field hockey.
- From an athletic family. Her father, Richard, played lacrosse at the University of Utah. Her uncle was a baseball player at Western Maryland. Her aunt was a platform and spring board diver at Monmouth University. Her sister, Nicole, played field hockey at Penn State, while her brother, Devon was a football player and track athlete at West Point.
- A member of High Styx Field Hockey Club.
- Was a ski instructor at Shawnee Mount Ski Area from 2007-08.
MEGAN BOTTERI - CAREER STATISTICS
|Oct 14||at #19 Massachusetts||L, 3-0|
|Oct 19||at Lock Haven||W, 1-0|
|Oct 21||at La Salle||W, 2-1|
|Oct 26||St. Joseph's||W, 4-1|
|Oct 28||Saint Louis||W, 2-0|
|Nov 2||vs. #16 Richmond||L, 5-0|
|Aug 18||at Rutgers||W, 3-1||-||-||-||-||-|
|Aug 24||Missouri St.||W, 6-1||-||-||-||-||-|
|Sep 2||Columbia||W, 2-1||-||-||-||-||-|
|Sep 5||at Longwood||W, 2-1||-||-||-||-||-|
|Sep 9||at Monmouth||W, 3-2||-||-||-||-||-|
|Sep 14||at Davidson||W, 2-0||-||-||-||-||-|
|Sep 16||vs. Appalachian St.||W, 4-3||-||-||-||-||-|
|Sep 21||at Towson||W, 4-1||-||-||-||-||-|
|Sep 23||at #18 Drexel||L, 1-0||-||-||-||-||-|
|Sep 28||Hofstra||W, 6-2||-||-||-||-||-|
|Sep 30||at #1 North Carolina||L, 6-1||-||-||-||-||-|
|Oct 5||at Temple||L, 2-1||-||-||-||-||-|
|Oct 7||at Liberty||W, 2-1||-||-||-||-||-|
|Oct 12||#17 Richmond||L, 3-1||-||-||-||-||-|
|Oct 14||at #19 Massachusetts||L, 3-0||-||-||-||-||-|
|Oct 19||at Lock Haven||W, 1-0||-||-||-||-||-|
|Oct 21||at La Salle||W, 2-1||-||-||-||-||-|
|Oct 26||St. Joseph's||W, 4-1||-||-||-||-||-|
|Oct 28||Saint Louis||W, 2-0||-||-||-||-||-|
|Nov 2||vs. #16 Richmond||L, 5-0||-||-||-||-||-|