8 Meg Gesner
8 Meg Gesner
Height: 5-5
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Severna Park, Md.
High School: Severn School
Position: A
Major: Economics
Minor: Art and Mathematics
Minor: Art and Mathematics
Club Team: Maryland United
gp 18
p 42
g 27
a 15

2017: CAC All-Academic Team ... Started all 18 games ... Tied for the team lead with two game-winning goals ... Second for the Seahawks with 42 points and 15 assists ... Third on the team with 27 goals ... Five hat tricks ... Tied for fifth with two free position goals ... Finished with 52 shots, 10 ground balls, and four draw controls ... Tallied 100th career point with four-point performance vs. McDaniel (Mar. 22) ... Career-best five goals twice ... Career-high three assists twice ... Career-best eight shots twice ... Career-bests of eight points, eight shots, and three assists vs. Wesley (Mar. 25) ... Career-high three ground balls vs. Marymount (Va.) (Apr. 8).

2016: CAC All-Academic Team ... CAC Offensive Player of the Week (Mar. 28) ... Played in all 20 games with 19 starts ... Tied for 10th in the CAC with 16 assists ... Led the Seahawks with five game-winning goals ... Third on the team with 55 points, 31 goals, and in assists ... Recorded eight hat tricks ... Career-high five goals vs. Catholic (Mar. 22) ... Season-best five points four times ... Season-high two assists five times ... Tied for fifth with two free-position goals ... Added 55 shots, 12 ground balls, three caused turnovers, and three draw controls ... Season-high six shots vs. Roanoke (Mar. 26) ... Season-best two ground balls twice.

2015: CAC All-Academic Team ... Stepped on the field for 17 contests with two starts ... Fifth for the Seahawks with seven assists ... Season-best two assists twice ... Finished with 23 shots, 18 points, 11 goals, five ground balls, two draw controls, and a caused turnover ... One hat trick ... Season-best four shots three times ... Season-high three points three times ... Season-best three goals vs. Christopher Newport (Mar. 21) ... Season-high two ground balls vs. Frostburg State (Apr. 21, CAC First Round).

2014: CAC All-Academic Team.

Severn School: 2013 graduate ... Two-sport athlete (lacrosse, tennis) ... Lacrosse: Played for Renie Sotiropolous ... Tennis: Coached by Cathy Officer ... Team MVP ... National Honor Society.

Personal: Meg Danielle Gesner ... Dean's List (Fall '13, '14, '15, '16; Spring '14, '15, '16) ... 2016 St. Mary's Scholar ... Chi Alpha Sigma (college athlete, inducted Spring '16) ... Born September 28, 1995 in Baltimore ... Daughter of Larry and Beth Gesner ... Her mother played tennis Indiana (Pa.) ... Has a younger brother, Burt.

Future Aspirations: To work in marketing and/or graphic design.

Why St. Mary's?: St. Mary's is such an intimate environment and the water is obviously a big draw. Being a part of a team was also a major reason I chose to attend here.

Best SMCM Sports Moments: Making it to the CAC championship and getting an NCAA bid in 2016 ... Beating CNU on our way home from spring break in a really intense game ... Going 13-5 in 2015 and making it to the CAC semifinals.

Recent Games
Apr 1 at No. 13 Salisbury L, 13-5
Apr 5 No. 16 Mary Washington L, 10-6
Apr 8 Marymount (Va.) W, 11-9
Apr 12 Christopher Newport W, 16-15
Apr 15 at Frostburg State W, 18-12
Apr 18 #5 seed Christopher Newport L, 8-7
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 18 8
Points 42 19
Goals 27 10
Assists 15 9
Shots 52 25
Shooting percentage 51.9 40.0
Shots on goal 46 21
Shots on goal percentage 88.5 84.0
Free position goals-shots 2-5 2-4
Ground balls 10 5
Draw controls 4 2
Turnovers 28 16
Caused turnovers 0 0
Fouls 3 1
Date Opponent Score g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
Feb 18 at Southern Virginia W, 21-1 2 0 2 0-0 0 0 0 0 2 100.0 2 100.0
Feb 22 Virginia Wesleyan W, 15-5 3 0 3 0-0 0 0 1 0 4 75.0 3 75.0
Feb 25 vs. Dickinson W, 7-5 1 1 2 0-0 0 0 1 0 3 33.3 3 100.0
Mar 2 at No. 6 Catholic L, 15-11 5 0 5 0-0 2 0 1 0 8 62.5 8 100.0
Mar 4 No. 4 Gettysburg L, 16-1 1 0 1 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 100.0 1 100.0
Mar 8 at Randolph-Macon L, 11-7 0 1 1 0-0 1 0 2 0 1 0.0 1 100.0
Mar 13 at Roanoke W, 10-9 3 1 4 0-0 0 0 2 0 4 75.0 4 100.0
Mar 15 at No. 8 Washington and Lee L, 14-2 0 0 0 0-0 1 1 1 0 0 - 0 -
Mar 20 at Washington College L, 17-8 0 2 2 0-0 1 1 1 0 0 - 0 -
Mar 22 McDaniel W, 13-11 3 1 4 0-1 0 0 2 0 4 75.0 4 100.0
Mar 25 Wesley W, 17-0 5 3 8 1-2 0 0 2 0 8 62.5 7 87.5
Mar 29 at No. 7 York (Pa.) L, 14-4 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 1 0 0 - 0 -
Apr 1 at No. 13 Salisbury L, 13-5 1 0 1 0-0 0 1 3 0 3 33.3 2 66.7
Apr 5 No. 16 Mary Washington L, 10-6 0 0 0 0-0 0 0 3 0 1 0.0 1 100.0
Apr 8 Marymount (Va.) W, 11-9 1 1 2 0-1 3 1 3 0 5 20.0 4 80.0
Apr 12 Christopher Newport W, 16-15 1 3 4 1-1 2 0 2 0 3 33.3 2 66.7
Apr 15 at Frostburg State W, 18-12 0 2 2 0-0 0 0 2 0 3 0.0 3 100.0
Apr 18 #5 seed Christopher Newport L, 8-7 1 0 1 0-0 0 0 1 0 2 50.0 1 50.0
  gp gs g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
2013-14 14 4 7 5 12 0-1 7 2 11 0 21 33.3 12 57.1
2014-15 17 2 11 7 18 0-0 5 2 12 1 23 47.8 17 73.9
2015-16 20 19 31 16 47 2-4 12 3 26 3 55 56.4 48 87.3
2016-17 18 18 27 15 42 2-5 10 4 28 0 52 51.9 46 88.5
Total 69 43 76 43 119 4-10 34 11 77 4 151 50.3 123 81.5
  gp gs g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
Total 18 18 27 15 42 2-5 10 4 28 0 52 51.9 46 88.5
Conference 8 8 10 9 19 2-4 5 2 16 0 25 40.0 21 84.0
Exhibition - - - - 0 0-0 - - - - - - - -
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Home 8 8 15 8 23 2-5 5 1 14 0 28 53.6 23 82.1
Away 9 9 11 6 17 0-0 5 3 13 0 21 52.4 20 95.2
Neutral 1 1 1 1 2 0-0 0 0 1 0 3 33.3 3 100.0
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Wins 9 9 19 12 31 2-5 5 1 15 0 36 52.8 32 88.9
Losses 9 9 8 3 11 0-0 5 3 13 0 16 50.0 14 87.5
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February 3 3 6 1 7 0-0 0 0 2 0 9 66.7 8 88.9
March 9 9 17 8 25 1-3 5 2 12 0 26 65.4 25 96.2
April 6 6 4 6 10 1-2 5 2 14 0 17 23.5 13 76.5