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Michaela Scanlon
Player Profile:
Michaela Scanlon 2238169
Position: Midfielder
Height: 5'6"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Wynnewood, Pa.
High School: Merion Mercy Academy
Major: Biology
Experience: 1 Letter

   · Two-time letter winner and third-year member of the Blue Hens
   · Influential work ethic, which will raise the level of players around her
   · One of the three SAAC representatives on the team. 

   · SAAC Vice President • team SAAC representative alongside classmate MaryCate Butler and sophomore Sarah Horgan.
   · Saw time in all 20 games and made five starts for the five time CAA Champion Blue Hens. 
   · Scored four goals for eight points on the season.
   · Career high of 14 shots on goal.

   · Saw time in 22 games as Delaware collected the program's first-ever NCAA Division I while registering a team-record and nation-best 23 victories and 90.2 winning percentage
   · Posted four goals •
   · Tallied first-career goal in win at Towson (Oct. 21)
   · Registered a career-high two goals in CAA Tournament victory against Drexel (Nov. 4)
   · PNC Student-Athlete Achiever Award (Feb. 9)
   · ZAG Field Hockey/NFHCA Division I National Academic Squad
   · CAA Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll team • team SAAC representative alongside senior Meghan Winesett.

   · Did not appear in any contests for the three-time CAA Champion Hens during her freshman campaign.

   · Four-sport athlete at Merion Mercy Academy
   · Field hockey squad advanced to state tournament twice during her tenure
   · As a sophomore, led team as district championship runner-ups
   · Also competed in basketball, indoor track and lacrosse
   · Guided lacrosse team to conference title while advancing to the second round of the district tournament in 2013-14
   · Competed in the 400, 4x200 and 4x400 for the indoor track squad
   · Team captain for both the track and lacrosse squads during her senior season
   · Played for coaches Dani Deleo (field hockey) and John Geary (lacrosse)
   · National Honors Society member • four-year honor roll selection • participated in the Biotech Club, History Club and Spanish Club
   · Earned the Chemistry High Achievement Award
   · Took first place during the biology science fair
   · Led club team to the NIT Championship in 2015.

   · Michaela Marie Scanlon • born February 28, 1997 in Narberth, Pa.
   · Daughter of E. Kevin and Helen Scanlon
   · Has four siblings, E. Kevin Jr., Brighid, Brendan and Quinn
   · M
other graduated from the University of Delaware and is currently a nurse
   · Sister, Brighid, and aunt, Patti Bentivegnia, are also alumnae of UD
   · Father played football at Villanova
   · Majoring in biology with a minor in neuroscience
   · Has goals of working in pediatric medicine following graduation
   · Lists favorite sports teams as the Philadelphia Eagles and Philadelphia Phillies
   · H
as one blind dog and one deaf dog
· Nannies during the summer
   · Enjoys surfing
   · Chose Delaware because this is where she felt most at home
   · L
oves how close knit and supportive the team is and how everyone learns from each other
   · Looking forward to being challenged and pushed to her full potential – both on the field and in the classroom.

Points:  4 vs. Drexel (11/4/16 – CAA Tournament)
Goals: 2 vs. Drexel (11/4/16 – CAA Tournament)
Assists: n/a
Shots: 5 at Columbia (10/15/17) 
SOG: 4 vs. Indiana (8/26/17)

Year GP/GS Goals Assists Points Shots SOG GW PS-Att. Cnr DSv
2015 DNP                  
2016 22/0 4 0 8 11 9 1 0-0 0 0
2017 20/5 4 0 8 18 14 0 0-0 1 0
 TOTAL 42/5 8 0
16 29 23 1 0-0 1 0

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