|Hometown:||Mount Bethel, Pa.|
Just the Facts
Full Name: Megan K. Botteri
Birthdate: May 13, 1991
Birthplace: Reading, Pa.
Parents: Richard and Lisa Botteri
Siblings: Sister Nicole (29), brother Devon (21)
Major: Secondary education
High School Coach: Carol Alfred
While with VCU
- Has appeared in 44 games during her VCU career, 38 of which were starts
- Logged nearly 3,000 minutes in goal, while posting a career GAA of 1.77, which ranks among the top-five in school history
- Botteri's .748 save percentage ranks as among the top-three in school history
- Posted her first three career shutouts during the 2012 season
- Participated in the 2010 Wasa Cup in Lyngby, Denmark in January of 2010 with the USA Women’s National Indoor Field Hockey Team. Helped her squad secure a fourth-place finish.
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 an 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.
MEGAN BOTTERI - CAREER STATISTICS
|Oct 20||St. Francis (Pa.)||W, 3-2|
|Oct 25||at Lock Haven||L, 3-0|
|Oct 27||at Massachusetts||L, 3-1|
|Nov 1||Saint Joseph's||W, 1-0|
|Nov 3||La Salle||W, 3-2|
|Nov 8||at Massachusetts||L, 1-0|
|Aug 24||at Davidson||W, 1-0||-||-||-||-||-|
|Sep 1||at William & Mary||L, 4-2||70:00||4||4.00||9||.692|
|Sep 6||at Pacific||W, 4-2||70:00||2||2.00||6||.750|
|Sep 8||at Stanford||L, 2-0||70:00||2||2.00||15||.882|
|Sep 13||Towson||W, 3-1||-||-||-||-||-|
|Sep 15||Liberty||L, 5-2||-||-||-||-||-|
|Sep 18||at James Madison||L, 4-0||70:00||4||4.00||7||.636|
|Sep 22||North Carolina||L, 6-0||70:00||6||6.00||11||.647|
|Sep 27||Siena||W, 6-0||35:00||0||0.00||0||-|
|Sep 29||Davidson||W, 1-0||70:00||0||0.00||12||1.000|
|Oct 2||Longwood||L, 2-1||73:56||2||1.89||6||.750|
|Oct 4||Radford||W, 2-1||70:00||1||1.00||4||.800|
|Oct 6||Appalachian St.||W, 8-1||43:24||0||0.00||5||1.000|
|Oct 13||at Richmond||L, 6-1||70:00||6||6.00||7||.538|
|Oct 18||at Saint Louis||W, 5-2||70:00||2||2.00||4||.667|
|Oct 20||St. Francis (Pa.)||W, 3-2||96:50||2||1.45||11||.846|
|Oct 25||at Lock Haven||L, 3-0||70:00||3||3.00||11||.786|
|Oct 27||at Massachusetts||L, 3-1||70:00||3||3.00||6||.667|
|Nov 1||Saint Joseph's||W, 1-0||70:00||0||0.00||3||1.000|
|Nov 3||La Salle||W, 3-2||75:44||2||1.85||9||.818|
|Nov 8||at Massachusetts||L, 1-0||90:44||1||0.77||19||.950|