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Megan Deakins
Height: 5'6"
Year: Graduate
City/State: Devon, Pa.
High School: Conestoga
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Megan Deakins Bio
Courtesy: Duke Sports Information
Updated: 07/11/2013

2012-13: Competed twice during the cross country season … Duke’s third finisher in 46th at the Greater Louisville Classic, clocking 17:34.92 over 5K … came in 176th at the Wisconsin adidas Invitational with a mark of 21:13 on the 6K course...Indoors, competed in both the 3,000 and 5,000 meters respectively…finished ninth at the ACC Indoor Championships in the 5,000 by clocking a time of 16:41.66…Outdoors, Duke’s top performer in the 10,000 earning her season-best time of 34:57.44 to win the Duke Twilight…qualified for the NCAA East First Round for the second consecutive year in the event, finishing 23rd in 35:10.73.      

2011-12: Outdoors, turned in a seventh-place performance in her first 10,000m race at the ACC Championships, clocking a personal best time of 34:11.35 ... also recorded a personal-best 16:32.04 in the 5,000m to take third at the ECAC Championships...qualified for and competed in the 10,000m at the NCAA First Round but was forced to drop out of the race due to injury.

2008-11: Competed four seasons as a midfielder on the Duke field hockey team ... appeared in eight games in 2011, seeing the field against Ohio State, Indiana, Delaware, Drexel, Wake Forest, Longwood, James Madison and Central Michigan ... totaled nine goals, four assists and 22 points for her career ... played in 18 games in 2010, starting three as a junior ... missed the Sept. 12 game against Drexel due to injury ... totaled four shots on the year, including two versus Richmond on Sept. 26 ... started all 19 games at midfield in 2009 ... 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 ... 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: Member of the 4x800 relay team that was ranked No. 1 in the country and garnered All-America recognition ... member of 4x800m relay team ranked first in the country ...also lettered four years in field hockey ... two-time all-state selection ... Academic All-America pick ... four-time all-area selection ... Junior Olympics bronze medalist ... National Futures silver medalist... National Honor Society member.

Personal: Born June 25, 1990 ... daughter of Jay and Sharon Deakins ... has one brother, Scott, and one sister, Caroline.

Cross Country PRs
5K- 17:34.92 (9/29/2012)
6K- 21:13 (10/12/2012)

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