Women's Water Polo



    6 Meghan Lappan  
    Meghan Lappan

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    North Vancouver, B.C., Canada

    High School:
    St. Thomas Aquinas Regional

    Height:
    5-8

    Position:
    Attacker

    Birthdate:
    02/28/1992


    2014 (Senior)
    • Awarded the Big Ten Medal of Honor
    Anchored the team on defense all season, starting all 29 of Indiana's games she played in during her senior season ... finished the year fourth on the team in steals with 27 ... had 15 goals, 22 assists, 5 field blocks, and 15 earned exclusions ... kicked-off the season by tallying an assist and three steals in the Michigan Invitational (1/18) ... scored her first goal of the season against Brown (2/1) ... added a goal, two assists, and two steals when the Hoosiers faced Wagner (2/2) ... tossed in a goal and complied two assists and a steal versus Pacific (2/2) ... stole the ball three times against Cal State Northridge while scoring one point (2/8) ... tallied one assist and one steal versus Sonoma State (2/8) ... dropped four dimes and sole the ball once during Indiana's first home meet of the season against Cal Baptist and Michigan (2/21, 2/22) ... contributed on point in the Hoosiers' win over UC Davis (3/16) ... recorded one goal, one steals, and a field block versus Gannon (4/5) ... registered one goal against Hartwick (4/5) ... logged one assist and two steals in the first contest against Notre Dame College (4/6) ... added one goal and a steal in the Hoosiers second straight win against Notre Dame (4/12) ... went 1-1-1 for one goal, one assist, and one steal against Hartwick, and scored another goal against Gannon to give Indiana their second consecutive Western Conference Title (4/13) ... netted two goals against Connecticut College and added two more assists and two steals in the opening round of the CWPA Championships (4/25) ... scored two goals while recording an assist and a steal against Princeton to Indiana just their third ever CWPA Championship in school history (4/27) ... stole the ball three times and added an assist in the NCAA play-in game against Wagner, sending the Hoosiers to the NCAA Tournament as one of only eight teams (5/3) ... contributed one goal and a field block versus Arizona State in the second round of the NCAA Tournament (5/10) ... recorded three steals and two assists in the Hoosiers win over UC San Diego, clinching seventh place in the tournament (5/11)

    2013 (Junior)
    Started all of Indiana's 35 games ... ended the season with 18 goals and seven assists ... was fourth on the team in steals with 37 ... scored two goals against UC Davis giving Indiana their first win over a ranked opponent in 2013 (2/2) ... helped put the Hoosiers up early with a goal in the opening minutes against fourth ranked California (2/3) ... recorded two steals in less than a minute to begin the third period against Hartwick (2/3) ... netted one goal and added two steals as the Hoosiers downed Villanova 12-3 (2/16) ... scored one goal and added an assist against Wagner (2/18) ... registered one goal against Cal Lutheran (3/8) ... scored one goal in the first half against Occidental (3/8) ... earned one goal and a steal against Cal Baptist (3/15) ... recorded a tally in every statistical category by having one goal, one steal, one assist, and one field block against Wagner (3/15) ... scored a goal and added a steal and a field block against San Diego State (3/16) ... had one assist and three steals against UC San Diego (3/17) ... was a perfect three for three on goals scored with shots taken and added two more steals against Gannon (3/23) ... registered one goal and two steals in Indiana's overtime loss to Michigan (3/30) ... had one assist in Indiana's thrilling win over Michigan in the quarter finals of the Western Conference Finals (4/13) ... netted two goals and a steal in the Hoosiers win over Hartwick in the Western Conference Championship match (4/14) ... recorded one goal, one assist, and one steal against Bucknell (4/26) ... stole the ball once in the final match of the 2013 season against Hartwick (4/28)

    2012 (Sophomore): Started in all 37 games ... finished the season with 21 goals, 32 assists, and 50 steals ... also recorded 15 field blocks and 29 earned exclusions ... posted five multi-goal games and 14 games with at least two steals ... had two goals and two steals in a win over CSUN (1/29) ... grabbed three steals and earned three exclusions against UC Irvine (1/28) ... racked up three goals, two assists, two steals, and two earned kick-outs in a win over Hartwick (2/25) ... had two goals, an assist, and a steal in a win at Colorado State (3/3) ... had a goal, three assists, two steals, and an earned exclusion in a win at CSU Bakersfield (3/11) ... swiped three steals in back-to-back games at Redlands (3/13) ... notched her second career hat trick, to go along with an assist, a steal, and a field block in a win over Wagner (3/18) ... grabbed a career-high six steals against Michigan (4/14).

    2011 (Freshman): Competed in all 39 games, including 34 starts ... finished the season with 15 goals, 35 assists, 33 steals, 21 earned exclusions, and three field blocks ... had 12 games with at least two assists and seven multi-steal contests ... filled the stat sheet in a 13-8 triumph over Maryland (3/6) with a goal, two assists, and two steals ... had two goals and an assist in a 13-2 win against Marist (3/5) ... racked up two goals and a steal during a 9-4 win against UC San Diego (3/13) ... dished out a career-high-tying three assists, along with a goal and a steal in a 13-6 win over Concordia (3/18) ... swiped a career-best four steals and handed out a pair of assists in a 14-6 win against Iona (3/18) ... recorded a goal, two assists, and an earned exclusion in a 13-10 win at Redlands (3/18) ... gave the Hoosiers their first lead at the 2011 NCAA Championship with a third period counter-attack strike in the 11-8 win against UC San Diego (5/14) ... received Outstanding distinction on the ACWPC All-Academic and CWPA Scholar-Athlete Teams.

    Prep/Personal: Played and coached high school water polo team representing North Vancouver at the Provincial Championships in 2010 ... selected by the Province newspaper as one of the top 18 high school athletes in British Columbia in 2010 ... was a member of the Provincial High School All-Star Water Polo team in 2009 and 2010 ... won the gold medal at the 2008 U18 National Club Championships with Pacific Storm ... also earned a silver medal in 2009 and a bronze medal in 2010 at the U18 National Championships ... named to the 2009 and 2010 U18 National All-Star teams ... also competed in basketball and track during high school ... earned the Junior Aggregate in track for North/West Vancouver and District ... majoring in sociology ... born February 28, 1992 ... has one sister, Michelle, and one brother, Mark ... daughter of Joe and Shelly Lappan.

    Year GP GS Shots Goals Assists Steals Field Blocks
    2011 39 35 93 15 35 33 3
    2012 37 37 86 21 32 50 15
    2013 35 35 44 18 7 37 2
    2014 29 29 48 15 20 29 5
    Career 140 136 271 69 94 149 25


       

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