As a freshman in 2014:Game-By-Game Statistics
Made first collegiate appearance Feb. 15 at Connecticut...Scored first career goal in 17-4 win vs. Colorado (3/14)...Scored goal in win over George Mason (4/13).
Before Umass: Midfielder for Brighton High School in Rochester, N.Y., where she was coached by Richard Curtis ... Was twice named first team all county in her junior and senior years, while earning second team all county as a sophomore ... Was also team captain as a junior and senior ... High school career stats include: 138 goals, 54 assists, 192 points, 131 draw controls, and 111 ground balls ... Holds high school record for most draw controls in one season (61).
Personal: Meaghan Elizabeth Bowen... Born July 12, 1995 in Rochester, N.Y. ... Daughter of Jeffrey and Kathleen... Has five siblings, Hollis, Jennifer, Tyler, Hilary, and Stefanie ... Sister Hilary was an All-American at Northwestern University ... Currently an undeclared major.
GET TO KNOW MEAGHAN BOWEN
Why did you choose to come to UMass? I felt that I fit in very well, and just knew it was the right place for me!
What did you like most about the lacrosse program? I liked how comfortable the coaches and players made me feel. I felt very welcomed!
How would one of your teammates describe you? Probably as very smiley. I'm always smiling.
Outside of athletics, what interests do you have? I really like music!
How do you like to start your day? With food. You can never go wrong with food.
What are some of your must see TV shows? Law and Order SVU...I want to be Olivia Benson.
What do you want to be doing in five years? I want to be doing something that I love.
Who is the most influential person or people in your life? My entire family has been very influential my whole life. I am the youngest of six, so I had a lot of siblings to look up to.
What is your least favorite thing about being on the lacrosse team? I don't have a least favorite thing! Everything about being on this team is awesome!
Who is the funniest person on the team and why (examples are good!) Hannah Murphy... aka Murph Dawg. She loves to perform Nicki Minaj songs.
Who is the best singer on the team? Allison Ryan.
Who is most likely to spontaneously start singing & dancing? I'd have to say Murph Dawg again.
Who is most likely to end up on a reality TV show? Melissa Carelli!
Who is most likely to play a practical joke on a teammate? Erika Eipp 100%....I have been a victim once before.
Who do you live with and what is something interesting about that person? Hannah Murphy. She talks in her sleep pretty often, and pretty loud.