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#23 Megan Lerner
Position: Defense
Height: 5'9"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Lutherville, Md.
High School: McDonogh School
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At Stanford: Completed career ranked among Stanford's all-time leaders in draw controls (113, fifth), caused turnovers (53, 10th), and ground balls (84, 13th).

As a Senior in 2014: Selected to IWLCA All-West Region first team … named to the All-MPSF first team … named to the MPSF All-Academic team … had eight draw controls against Colorado (April 6) for the second-highest single-game total in school history … her 39 draw controls ranks No. 12 all-time at Stanford for a season … drew a charge with 17 seconds left to allow Stanford to run out the clock in an 11-10 victory at No. 6 Notre Dame …earned eight draw controls – one off her school record – against Colorado … also caused three turnovers and had three ground balls in the 13-5 victory … ranked No. 100 in the nation and 10th in the MPSF in caused turnovers (1.16 per game).

As a Junior in 2013:
Earned first team All-MPSF honors ... led Stanford in draw controls (63, single-season record) and caused turnovers (25) ... caused a turnover that led to the tying goal and claimed the ensuing draw control that led to the game-winning goal in Stanford's first NCAA Tournament victory against Notre Dame (May 10) ... claimed two draw controls and a ground ball in the second round of the NCAA Tournament against Northwestern (May 12) ... picked up a team-best four draw controls and scooped up three ground balls in the MPSF Tournament semifinal against Cal (May 2) ... broke the Stanford single-season draw control record of 52 after claiming four against Cal (April 27) - bringing her season total to 55 ... picked up a Stanford-record nine draw controls, and notched two ground balls and caused two turnovers against San Diego State (April 21) ... led the team with four draw controls against Saint Mary's (April 10) ... caused a team-high four turnovers and picked up two draw controls and two ground balls against No. 20 Denver (April 5) ... tied for the team-high with four draw controls and picked up a ground ball against Fresno State (April 2) ... scooped up three draw controls, two ground balls and caused two turnovers against No. 19 James Madison (March 30) ... picked up three draw controls and two ground balls at Vanderbilt (March 26) ... led Stanford with five ground balls and four draw controls, and caused two turnovers against Temple (March 10) ... tallied a team-high five ground balls and added a draw control at No. 13 Ohio State (March 2) ... tied the Stanford record for most draw controls in a single game with eight against Harvard (Feb. 24) ... accounted for three ground balls and caused a turnover against the Crimson ... picked up four draw controls, one ground ball and caused a turnover against No. 9 Notre Dame (Feb. 16) ... started all 20 games.

As a Sophomore in 2012: Played in 13 games and started five ... scooped up 15 ground balls and 11 draw controls.

As a Freshman in 2011: Saw action in six games as a freshman ... recorded two draw controls in a 20-8 win over Cincinnati (3/22) ... helped the Cardinal defense that gave up just 10 goals per game in a reserve role.

High School: A 2010 graduate of McDonogh School in Owings Mills, Md. ... a two-time IAAM "A" Conference Champion (2009, 2010) ... team was ranked first nationally in 2010 ... a 2010 Academic All-American for lacrosse ... won her school's Howard C. Eyth Scholar-Athlete Award in 2010 ... also played for her school's basketball and soccer teams ... captained the basketball team her senior year ... won the McCormick Unsung Hero Award for basketball in 2010 ... was recognized with the coaches' award twice for basketball (2008-2009, 2009-2010) and once for soccer (2009) ... soccer team was a two-time IAAM "A" Conference Finalist (2007, 2008) ... played club lacrosse for the M&D Black from 2002-2009 ... team won the Vail Shootout, Evolution and Galaxy National Championships in 2009.

Personal: Daughter of Brad and Dovita Lerner ... has two older siblings, Jackie and Matthew ... Jackie played lacrosse for Rutgers ... graduated with a degree in human biology.

 Yr. GP GS G A Pts Sh GB DC CT
2011 6 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1
2012 13 5 0 0 0 0 14 9 5
2013 20 20 0 0 0 0 35 63 25
2014 19 19 0 0 0 1 34 39 22
Totals 39 44 0 0 0 1 84 113 53