Duke Field Hockey BIO
33 Megan Deakins
2009: Started all 19 games at midfield ... scored two goals and had three assists for seven points on the season ... notched the game-winning goal against Ohio in a 1-0 victory on Oct. 24 ... two-time NFHCA National Academic All-America ... second consecutive All-ACC Academic Team selection.
2008: Made an immediate impact as a freshman, starting all 21 games in the midfield ... scored seven goals and added an assist for 15 points ... had one game-winner ... scored first goal in just her third collegiate game vs. American ... notched two goals vs. Boston College ... named to the All-South Region second team ... All-ACC Academic squad selection ... NFHCA Academic Team member.
Prior to Duke: Two-time all-state selection ... Academic All-America pick ... four-time all-area selection ... Junior Olympics bronze medalist ... National Futures silver medalist ... member of 4x800m relay team ranked first in the country ... National Honor Society member.
Personal: Born June 25, 1990 ... daughter of Jay and Sharon Deakins ... favorites include the color blue, Harry Potter, ice cream and Dave Matthews Band ... favorite movie is Pirates of the Caribbean ... heroes include Michael Jordan ... would like to spend a day with Jerry Seinfeld ... can't live without her iPod ... dream job is to be a marketing designer ... most memorable field hockey moment was beating a rival school in overtime to capture the league championship ... chose Duke for the excellent combination of academics, strong athletics and school spirit.