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Meghan Wood

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Stormville, N.Y.

High School:
Carmel

Height:
5-11

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
07/10/1985


2006-2007: Played in and started 29 games... Averaged 8.8 points, 6.6 rebounds and 32.0 minutes per game... Second on the team in rebounding and fourth in scoring... Played the second-most amount of minutes on the team... Shot 47.9-percent from the field... Led, or tied for the team-lead, in rebounding 12 times... Made the most of her first collegiate start, scoring 16 points and grabbing seven rebounds at Columbia (11/10)... Saw 38 minutes of action in that game and made 8-of-12 shots from the field... The 16 points represented a career-high that she would match two other times during the season... Scored 10 points in the season's second game, at Drexel (11/12)... Was a rebound away from a double-double when she scored 12 and had nine rebounds against Towson (11/25)... Played all 45 minutes of that overtime contest... Had 11 points and a career-high four assists at St. Francis (Pa.) on 12/4... Opened the MAAC season with 10 points in 37 minutes at Marist (12/8)... Recorded the first double-double of her collegiate career with 13 points and a career-best 16 boards at Villanova (12/28)... Scored 16, matching her career-high, in back-to-back games at home against Niagara (1/19) and Manhattan (1/21)... Made seven field goals in both games, going 7-of-8 against the Purple Eagles and 7-of-11 versus the Jaspers... Also had 11 rebounds in the Manhattan contest... Had four steals against Iona (1/25) to go with eight points and eight rebounds... Scored 12 in the home finale against Canisius (2/23).

2005-2006: Did not play due to back injury... Was awarded a medical redshirt and retained the year of eligibility.

2004-2005: Played in all 28 games, averaging 3.7 points and 2.8 rebounds per game... Played an average of 12.1 minutes per game... Logged back-to-back career-high scoring outputs against Canisius (12/3) and Niagara (12/5) with 12 and 14 points, respectively... Scored 10 points and had six rebounds in a loss to Rider (3/3) in the first round of the MAAC Tournament... scored five points against Fairfield (1/30)... Scored six points against Towson (12/12)... Had four points and four boards at American (11/26).

2003-2004: Appeared in all 29 games and posted averages of 3.3 points and 2.7 rebounds per game in 10.2 minutes of playing time... Grabbed a season-high six rebounds against Iona (12/5) and notched a season-high of eight points against Lafayette (12/30)... Scored seven points against Fairfield (2/28)... Tied her career high in the MAAC Tournament First Round against Rider (3/4) with eight points.

High School: Four-year letterwinner at Carmel High School... Captained the basketball team for two years, and helped it win the 2003 league title... As a senior, she put up stellar numbers, averaging 27 points and 13 rebounds per game... Scored a school-record 44 points twice during the season... Earned the Isebelle Costa Award, given yearly to the best player in the section... Earned All-State, All-Section and All-League honors... Named to the MSG All-Star Team... Was named to the All-Star by The Journal News and was a Con-Edison Athlete of the Week... Named the Putam Courier Player of the Year, the Conference I/League D Most Valuable Player... Won a gold medal at the 2002 Empire State Games and a silver at the 2003 event... Graduated 26th in her class... Member of the National Honor Society... Also a member of Athletes Helping Athletes... Participated in the All-Percusion Ensemble... Elected class treasurer during her sophomore and junior years.

Personal: Meghan Alexandra Wood... Born on July 10, 1985 in Stormville, N.Y.... Has one sister, Laura (23)... Graduated in May 2007 with her bachelor of business administration in economics... Currently pursuing her master's of education in administration and supervision.