TOP 100: Gwynedd Mercy Academy freshman Megan McMenamin commits to Pennsylvania State University!
Player Name: Morgan McMenamin
Player Ranking: Top 100
Grad Year: 2022
College Choice: Pennsylvania State University (D1)
Date Committed: March 11, 2019
High School: Gwynedd Mercy Academy
Club: WC Eagles
Honors/Accomplishments: 2019 U.S. Junior Women’s National Indoor Team, 2018 U14 National Club Champions (WC Eagles), 2017 & 2018 U14 National Futures Championship
What will you major in/study?: Undecided
Why did you choose this school?: I choose Penn State for their strong academic program and their strong athletic program. I will be the third generation, in my family to attend Penn State, making me a legacy and keeping the family tradition. The coaches and the players are challenging, nurturing, energizing and motivating. I am excited to pursue my dreams academically and athletically at Penn State I am also very humbled and grateful for this opportunity.
Other Colleges Considered: UConn, Syracuse, Wake Forest, Saint Joe’s
Anyone you would like to thank?: First, I would like to thank my parents for always challenging and pushing me, while also always being my strongest support system- for driving endless hours and waiting endless hours so that I can train and work on my goals. I want to thank my teammates that continue to support and push me, while always making the game we all love so much fun. I would like to thank my WC Eagles coaches for all that they have done for me and continue to do for me, on and off the pitch: Jun. Richard, JaJa, Guy, Melissa, Emily and Katie, as well as past WC coaches. Each and every one of them has played an integral part in my development throughout the last seven years. I would also like to thank my High School coach, Alex McMahan. Finally, I would like to thank the Penn State coaching staff: Char Morett-Curtiss, Lisa Bervinchalk, and Stuart Smith for believing in me and allowing me this great opportunity to further my academic and field hockey dreams.