Hometown: Mount Bethel, Pa.
Previous School: Bangor Area
Full Name: Megan K. Botteri
Birthdate: May 13, 1991
Birthplace: Reading, Pa.
Parents: Richard and Lisa Botteri
Siblings: Sister Nicole (28), brother Devon (20)
Major: Secondary education
High School Coach: Carol Alfred
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 and 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.