#11 - Meredith McNelis
Position: D
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Emmaus, Pa.
Height: 5-4
Previous School: Emmaus

Just the facts

Full name: Meredith Ann McNelis
Born: June 20, 1992
Birthplace: Emmaus, Pa.
Parents: Wendy and James McNelis
Siblings: Melissa (21)
Major: Pre-physical therapy
High school coach: Sue Butz-Stavin
Nickname: Mere

While with VCU
  • Played in 14 games and started in three her freshman season.
  • Saw action in 12 matches, and made four starts as a sophomore.
  • Took four shots, one of which was on goal.
  • Helped provide depth on defense for the Black and Gold.

Prior to VCU

  • Lead Emmaus High School to an overall record of 98-6-1 during an outstanding four-year career.
  • Helped spur the Hornets to a State Championship as a sophomore in 2007. Emmaus was also a state quarterfinalist in 2008 and 2009, and reached the state semis during McNelis’ freshman year in 2006.
  • A driving force behind four straight conference and district titles.  
  • Won the gold medal in the 2006 and 2007 Keystone State Games, silver in 2008, and bronze in 2009. 
  • Participant at Pennsylvania’s Futures Elite site from 2004-2009.
  • Was named to the all-star team at the Princeton Elite Field Hockey Camp in 2007. 

Getting to know Meredith McNelis

  • Also starred for four years on the Emmaus lacrosse squad, earning All-Area honors for defense in 2008 and 2009.
  • Her sister, Melissa, is a senior on the field hockey team at James Madison University.
  • Member of Firestyx Hockey Club, participating in the National Festival and National Indoor Tournament.
MEREDITH McNELIS  - CAREER STATISTICS
Year
GP
G
A
Pts
Shots
Shot%
SOG
SOG%
GW
PS-Att
DSave
2010
14
0
0
0
0
.000
 0 .000
0
0-0
1
2011
12
0
0
0
4
.000
1.250
0
0-0
1
Total
26
0
0
0
4
.000
1
.250
0
0-0
2


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