23 - Megan Crosson
Megan Crosson
Height: 5-9
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Costa Mesa, Calif.
High School: Mater Dei HS
Position: Defender

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2012: Appeared in eight games while making one start … registered two shots

CLUB: Played for Southern California Blues Soccer Club … Region IV Champions … Coast Soccer League Premiere Champions … Far West Regional League Champions … played on Cal South ODP Team … Region IV Champions … National Finalist … played on Region IV ODP Team … took part in National Team ID Camp.

PERSONAL: Daughter of Jeffrey and Jennifer Crosson…father and mother are both CPAs…father ran cross-country and track at UCI…mother attended USC…has two brothers, Jeffrey and Justin…enjoys soccer, working out, the beach, and spending time with friends and family…major is undecided in the College of Arts and Sciences.

Why Megan chose Santa Clara: “Santa Clara is everything I am looking for in a university: excellent academic opportunity, an incredible soccer program and a close-knit student body. I have felt at home on the Santa Clara campus each and every time I visited. I look forward to joining the Bronco family and contributing in the classroom, to the community and on the soccer field.”

Head coach Jerry Smith on Megan: "Megan is a naturally left-footed player with great attacking capability in both the middle and attacking areas of the field.  She has tremendous poise and composure on the ball allowing her to be very aware and make great decisions on the ball.  Megan has the ability to score and/or set up her teammates with a quality pass, especially with her left.  Megan is anxious to make up for lost time as she has missed most of the last couple years of development due to injuries."