30 - Meghan Wright
Meghan Wright
Height: 5-8
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Devon, Pa.
High School: Conestoga
Position: GK
Major: Aerospace Engineering
Team: TEYSA Hotsocs

2012: Played and started all 21 games … 1994 minutes played … 18 goals allowed … 0.81 goals against average … 82 saves … 0.82 save percentage … 14-4-3 record … nine shutouts … finished the season ranked fourth in the NEWMAC for goals allowed, second for goals against average and second for save percentage … NEWMAC Defensive Player of the Week (10/01) … had 13 saves in the 1-0 decision in double overtime against The College of New Jersey in the second round of the NCAA tournament (11/11) … currently first in the MIT record book for fewest goals allowed in a season (6) and in her career (34), save percentage for the season (0.917), season goals against average (0.33), career goals against average (0.70), season shutouts (13) and career shutouts (37) … tied for first for fewest goals allowed in her career (52) … second for career save percentage (0.869) … fifth for career saves (342) … NEWMAC Academic All-Conference … second team NEWMAC All-Conference … first team CoSIDA Academic All-District … NEWISA Senior Bowl selection.

2011: Played and started 20 games … 1896 minutes played … 12 goals allowed … 0.57 goals against average … 111 saves … 0.902 save percentage … 14-2-4 record … 10 shutouts … ranked eighth in the nation in save percentage … finished second in the NEWMAC in saves and save percentage and was third in goals against average … compiled 10 saves against Wheaton in the semifinals of the NEWMAC tournament (11/5) … turned away nine shots by Simmons (9/1) and Salem State (9/10) … had eight saves versus Wellesley in the quarterfinals of the NEWMAC tournament (11/1) and against Skidmore in the NCAA tournament (11/12) … NEWMAC Defensive Player of the Week (9/19) … first team CoSIDA academic all-district … NEWMAC Tournament Most Outstanding Player … second team NEWMAC all-conference … NEWMAC academic all-conference … third team NEWISA all-New England … currently holds the MIT records for career save percentage (.884), fewest goals allowed (34), shutouts (28), and goals against average (0.63) and is sixth for career saves (260).

2010: Played and started 18 games … had a record of 12-3-3 … set MIT records for fewest goals allowed (six), goals against average (0.33), save percentage (.917), and shutouts (13) … collected 66 saves  … grabbed seven saves against Lesley (9/21) and Wheaton (10/9) … ranked fifth in the country in goals against average and save percentage … led the NEWMAC in goals against average, save percentage, and shutouts … first team NEWMAC all-conference … ECAC New England all-star … second team NEWISA all-New England … NEWMAC academic all-conference … first team CoSIDA academic all-district.

2009: Played and started 18 games … had a record of 9-6 on the season … 83 saves … 1.09 goals against average … 0.838 save percentage … recorded five shutouts … third in the conference in save percentage and fifth in shutouts … allowed 16 goals on the season, the third fewest in MIT history … goals against average is the fourth best in a single season and five shutouts is the eighth best all-time … made a career-high 14 saves in the NEWMAC Championship game against Springfield (11/8).

Off the Field at MIT: Majoring in aerospace engineering with a concentration in history … two-year starter on the lacrosse team … interned at Polyflow LLC where she was a quality control manager and worked in the research and development department … teaching and lab assistant for the electrical engineering group in the MIT Women’s Technology Program where she helped students with labs and homework in addition to preparing and giving three lectures … conducted research in MIT’s Sports Innovation Lab with the cycling group, studying the aerodynamics of racing bike frames as well as working with athletes to decrease their overall drag by making technique fixes using the Wright Brothers Wind Tunnel … Alpha Phi Sorority corresponding secretary and new member educator.

High School: A 2009 graduate of Conestoga High School … three-year member of varsity team … captain junior and senior seasons … PIAA AAA Girls Soccer State Champions (2007, 2008) … District 1 Champions (2007) … Central League Champions (2006, 2008) … Coaches Award … first team all-league … first team All-Main Line … second team Philadelphia region … regional Academic All-American … also played ice hockey (four years, captain junior and season seasons) and softball … ice hockey Most Improved Player … Pioneer Award for Overall Excellence in Hockey … Scholar Athlete … Randolph Macon Book Award … Society of Women Engineers Award.

Club/ODP: TEYSA Hotsocs … EPYSA State Cup Finalists (2006, 2007) … EPYSA State Cup semifinalists (2008) … Region I League (2009).

Personal: Daughter of Beth and Jay Wright … sister Alex (’11) played field hockey and lacrosse at MIT … father played tennis at Lehigh … mother played tennis at Mount Holyoke … brother Jack currently rows at Lehigh.