Congratulations Meghan McGinley, University of Pennsylvania!

commitment story by PhilaFH:

Class of 2021
Mount Saint Joseph Academy
Main Line Field Hockey Club – Mayhem
Midfield

College Commitment: University of Pennsylvania
NCAA Division I / Ivy League
committed August 2019

Intended major: Undecided

On choosing Penn: “I chose the University of Pennsylvania for the unbelievable opportunity to play competitive field hockey at one of the top schools in the country. I also loved the campus, team culture, and coaching staff.”

Other programs considered: Villanova, Penn State, Saint Joseph’s University, University of Michigan

Field hockey honors:
2019: PhilaFH Select Team Ireland Tour selection, NFC selection Region 5  – gold medal winner, AAU Junior Olympic selection, U19 Indoor Pool champion, U16 RCC selection
2018: First Team CAA, Honorable Mention All-State, U16 RCC selection, Max Field Hockey Top 100
2017 & 2018: Under Armor Select Team, three-year varsity starter

Other sports: indoor and outdoor track, swimming

Other honors: Academic Honors at Mount Saint Joseph Academy, A. Brennan Sportsmanship Award (swimming), John D’Amato Outstanding Sportsmanship and Athletic Award

Best field hockey moment: “I have always been really lucky to be able to play with my sister and close friends on both my high school and club teams.”

Field hockey goals: “To make it to states for the third year in a row with my high school team. I also want to be able to contribute on the field at Penn and help them win an Ivy League title(s)!”

McGinley’s shout-out: “A huge thank you to my parents and siblings for supporting me throughout the commitment process. I would like to thank all of the coaches that have helped me along the way, especially Alex McMahan and the entire Mayhem coaching staff, as well as my high school coach Sue Wentzel. Finally, a special thank you to Coach Fink for giving me the opportunity to be a part of Penn Field Hockey.”

The Main Line Field Hockey Club

The Main Line Field Hockey Club (“Mayhem”) is the first field hockey club to offer advanced skills development in the heart of the Main Line of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. MAYHEM is about MORE than just field hockey. It’s about building confidence in young women that will change their lives, and it’s about coaches who are not only experts in their craft but who serve as role models.