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Megan Lee
Player Profile:
Megan Lee 1045540
Position: Defender
Height: 5'7"
Class: Senior
Experience: 4 Letters
City/State: Massey, Auckland, New Zealand
High School: Massey HS
Major: Kinesiology
Born: 02/07/1995

2016 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2015 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2014 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup Participant
2014 U-20 New Zealand Women’s National Team
2014 SEC Academic Honor Roll
2013 New Zealand Women’s National Team
2013 TopDrawerSoccer.com Freshman Best XI Second Team
2013 Second-Team All-SEC
2013 TopDrawerSoccer.com Top 100 Freshmen (17)
2013 LSWA Honorable Mention All-Louisiana
2013 SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll

CAREER CAPSULE
Made 71 career appearances with 62 starts in four seasons with the Tigers from 2013-16 ... Played primarily as a left back and central defender during her collegiate career ... Scored three goals and served up four assists for 10 total points at LSU ... Set single-season career highs with three assists as a freshman in 2013 and two goals as a sophomore in 2014 ... Was a Second-Team All-SEC selection during her freshman season ... Capped by the New Zealand Women's National Team during her debut season in 2013 ... One of the nation's top freshmen to join the NCAA Division I ranks in the 2013 season as a Second-Team All-SEC performer and a member of the TopDrawerSoccer.com Freshman Best XI Second Team ... Also a standout in the classroom as a four-time selection to the SEC Academic Honor Roll ... Graduated from LSU in May 2017 with a degree in kinesiology.

SENIOR SEASON (2016)
Appeared in all 19 matches while making 16 starts for the Tigers in her final season in 2016 ... Saw action as a forward, midfielder and defender during her senior season ... Fired nine shots with four shots on goal for a .444 SOG% in the attacking third in 2016 ... Attempted a season-high three shots against Tennessee on Oct. 6 ... Recorded two shots against both Florida and Alabama ... Also credited with shot attempts against Vanderbilt and Georgia in SEC play ... Recognized for her academic performance once again with a selection to the SEC Academic Honor Roll following the season ... Earned her fourth varsity letter.

JUNIOR SEASON (2015)
Enjoyed a healthy season for the first time in her collegiate career while appearing in all 23 matches as a junior in 2013 … Made 20 starts for a team that returned to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2011 and fifth time in school history … Cracked the lineup as the team’s starting left back throughout the season … Started all 11 matches in SEC play while helping the Tigers finish seventh on the final league table with a 5-4-2 mark and 17 points in conference play … Also a catalyst in LSU’s run to the SEC Tournament semifinals to secure a first-round berth into the NCAA Tournament … Member of LSU’s defensive unit that finished the season with a 1.21 goals against average while conceding 29 goals to opponents in 2015 … Helped the Tigers keep six clean sheets in defense on the season, including home non-conference wins against Minnesota, Indiana and 15th-ranked Duke and back-to-back SEC wins against Mississippi State and Arkansas during the conference season … Tigers also played Vanderbilt to a scoreless draw in the league… Attempted five shots with one shot on goal on the season … Named to the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the second-straight season … Earned her third varsity letter.

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2014)
Made 15 starts in 17 appearances during her sophomore season in 2014 … Started nine matches in her 10 appearances against SEC opposition … Split time between the back line as LSU’s starting left back and along the front line as a left-sided forward … Scored two goals and served up one assist for five points on the offensive end of the field in 2014 … Scored a brilliant 30-yard chip in the 39th minute of LSU’s thrilling 4-3 victory over BYU in a match played at South Field in Provo, Utah, on Sept. 11 … Also scored one of the Goals of the Season in LSU’s 3-3 home draw with Arkansas in conference play on a 60-yard dribble and finish in the 60th minute of play … Assisted Natalia Gomez-Junco’s goal in the 48th minute of LSU’s 2-0 shutout of Mississippi State to help lead the Tigers to their first SEC victory of the season … Attempted 12 shots with six shots on target for a .500 shots on goal percentage during the season … A defensive leader for the Tigers who helped the team post a 1.76 goals against average while conceding 36 goals to LSU’s opponents during the 2014 season … Helped the Tigers pitch four shutouts on the year against Troy, Nicholls and Stephen F. Austin during the non-conference season and Mississippi State in SEC play … Debuted for the Tigers in 2014 in the team’s third match of the season at home against the Rice Owls on Aug. 31 during the non-conference season after leading New Zealand into the quarterfinal round of the 2014 FIFA Under-20 Women’s World Cup … Missed the first two games of the season due to a slight concussion suffered in New Zealand’s quarterfinal match at the FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup … Also missed LSU’s season finale against Auburn through injury … Honored for her academic performance as a member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll for the first time in her collegiate career … Earned her second varsity letter.

FRESHMAN SEASON (2013)
The most versatile member of the team while playing as a forward, midfielder and defender during her freshman season in 2013 … Honored as a Second-Team All-SEC selection with her performance during the conference season … The No. 17-ranked freshman in the NCAA on the TopDrawerSoccer.com Top 100 Freshmen list released after the season … Also honored by TopDrawerSoccer.com as a second-team selection to its “Freshman Best XI” team for 2013 … Made 12 appearances with 11 starts during her rookie season in 2013 … Scored one goal and dished out three assists for five points on the campaign … Scored the game-winning Golden Goal in the 103rd minute of LSU’s 3-2 double overtime win against Mississippi State on Sept. 29 … Also assisted Summer Clarke’s goal to open the scoring for the Tigers against Mississippi State for a season-high three points in the victory … Also assisted Clarke’s opening goals in a 5-3 win at Arkansas on Oct. 4 and a 2-1 overtime win at Alabama on Oct. 6 to help lead the Tigers to a rare weekend road sweep in SEC play … Finished the season with 21 shots and 11 shots on goal on the offensive end … Did not play in eight games during the 2013 season … Called up for international duty with the New Zealand Women’s National Team as the Football Ferns played the world’s No. 1-ranked United States in a two-game friendly series late in the collegiate season … Missed two SEC matches against Georgia at home on Oct. 25 and 23rd-ranked Kentucky on the road on Oct. 27 while playing with New Zealand’s Football Ferns … Earned her first career international cap at the senior level as a late substitution in New Zealand’s 1-1 draw against the United States while playing at Crew Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, on Oct. 30 … Missed the first six games of the season while recovering from an ankle injury suffered in LSU’s preseason exhibition match against Nicholls State … Competed throughout the 2014 spring season with New Zealand’s Under-20 squad in preparation for the 2014 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Canada … Highlighted her spring season with a two-match tour of Brazil for a pair of matches against Brazil’s U-20 national team … Featured for New Zealand at the 2014 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup in Canada in August 2014 prior to the start of her sophomore season ... Named to the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll for her outstanding performance in the classroom as a freshman ... Earned her first varsity letter.

PRIOR TO LSU
One of the bright young stars in New Zealand football … A talented left back and left winger who received an invitation to train with the senior New Zealand Women’s National Team in 2013 in preparation for the Cypress Cup … Also invited to compete with the senior Football Ferns on an international tour with matches against Australia and Japan in June 2013 … Marked her first experience training with the Senior Football Ferns … Represented her country as a member of the U-17 New Zealand Women’s National Team from 2010-12 … Competed with the Young Football Ferns in group play at the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup held in Trinidad & Tobago in 2010 under head coach Dave Edmondson and Azerbaijan in 2012 under head coach Paul Temple … Started all three group play matches against Brazil, Japan and Mexico at the 2012 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup … Earned 15 international caps as a member of the U-17 New Zealand Women’s National Team through the 2012 season, including six caps in 2010 and nine caps in 2012 … Scored her first international goal against Papua New Guinea in a U-17 Women’s World Cup qualifier played on April 13, 2012, within one minute from the opening kickoff … Also played with the Northern Football Federation in her home country of New Zealand … Helped guide the Northern Football Federation to the National Women’s Youth League championship in New Zealand in 2011 … Also helped the squad win a national championship at the U-13 level in 2007 … A veteran of the club program at Lynn Avon United … Scored 22 goals in 13 games while playing for Lynn Avon United during the 2012 season … Coached at the club level by Mauro Denoso … Also a star athlete during her prep career at Massey High School … Coached by her father, Guy Lee, as a member of the soccer team at Massey High School … Honored as the Senior Sportswoman of the Year at Massey High School in 2011 and 2012 … Also honored as the Sportswoman of the Year for her class in 2008, 2009 and 2010 … Helped Massey High School earn a berth into the New Zealand’s national top 32 tournament for the first time in school history in 2009 while earning a 28th-place finish … Also helped Massey High School finish in 23rd place in 2011 before the team took 19th place in 2012 in the national top 32 tournament … Did not compete in the event in 2012 as she prepared to represent New Zealand in the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup … Was also a standout in track and field and touch rugby at the high school level … Crowned the Auckland Region High School Senior 100-meter and 200-meter champion as her region’s premier sprinter … Helped guide her team to the touch rugby regional championship for the 2008 season.

PERSONAL
Full name is Megan Frances Lee … Born on Feb. 7, 1995 … Parents are Guy and Karen Lee … Has one older sister, Sarah, and one younger brother, Mathew … Honored for her academic performance with the top grade in sport science at Massey High School … Majoring in kinesiology with a concentration in fitness studies.

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