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Get to Know: Megan Richardson

Sophomore defender Megan Richardson plays a key role in the Cougars' defense.

Name: Megan Richardson

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Who is your favorite athlete and why? Rudy (from the movie) because he proved everyone wrong.

How old were you when you starting playing soccer? Six years old.

What has been the highlight of your athletic career? Going to Europe with the team and playing in Italy and France. Also winning the Conference.

Where was the toughest place you've ever competed? Florida.

Who are the first people you call after a game? My family - my parents.

What is the one movie you must have in your movie collection? Pride and Prejudice (the color A&E version) and the Italian Job.

If you could meet any person living or dead, who would it be? President Hinckley or President Monson.

What is your pet peeve? When people chomp on their gum.

What is your worst habit? Procrastination.

Do you have any phobias? Spiders

What is your nickname? "Megs"

What words or phrases do you use way too much? "Totally" and "How embarassing!"

What is your favorite thing about BYU in general? The atmosphere here - the wholesome, fun and happy environment and the people that are here at BYU.


Megan's Stats -



FRESHMAN - (2007): Played in matches against Utah State and Air Force.

REDSHIRT - (2006): Torn ACL

Before BYU

Named Timpanogos Class of 2006 Outstanding Scholar Athlete ... Utah State Sports Hall of Fame Scholarship recipient ... Four-year varsity starter on the Timpanogos varsity soccer team ...Two-time team captain ... All-State Second Team in 2004 and 2005 ... Named to the 2005 Utah Valley All-Star team ... All-Region First Team in 2003, 2004 and 2005 ... All-Region Second Team in 2002 ... 2002 THS Defensive Player of the Year ... Four-time Academic All-Region ... ODP state team from 2002-2005 ... Member of the 2006 Utah State Champion and Far-West Regional Runner-Up Avalanche Black Club Team ... Member of the Utah State Championship Celtic Storm club team in 2004 and 2005 ... Student body officer ... Music Sterling Scholar State Finalist for the violin.


Parents: Matt and Lisa ... Siblings: Zach, Lauren and Tyler


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