22 Megan Kirkham
22 Megan Kirkham
Height: 5-5
Year: So.
Hometown: Courtice, Ont.
High School: Courtice Secondary School
Position: B
Major: Undeclared
Residential College: Pierson

2012 (Sophomore): Appeared in 15 games, starting 13 ... Earned Major Y.

2011 (Freshman): Appeared in all 17 games ... Earned Major Y.

High School: Played varsity field hockey, ice hockey and rugby all four years of high school, and also played varsity ultimate Frisbee in ninth grade … In senior year was named MVP for field hockey, MVP for ice hockey and MVP for rugby … Won school’s Senior Female Athlete of the Year Award … Won Junior Female Athlete of the Year Award in ninth and 10th grades … Captained field hockey and rugby teams in 11th and 12th grades … Assistant captain of ice hockey team in 10th and 11th grades, captain in 12th grade … Four-time field hockey team MVP … Leading scorer grades 9 through 11 … Won rugby team’s Outstanding Leadership Award in 11th grade … Won Regional Championships in ice hockey and rugby in grades 10 through 12.

Club teams: Member of the Toronto Titans Field Hockey Club 2009-2011 … Titans finished in second place in Toronto senior Women’s League in 2010 … Also played ice hockey for the Durham West Junior Lightning in the Provincial Women’s Hockey League 2010-11 … Assistant captain, season goals and scoring leader on Durham West Lightning Midget AA ice hockey team 2009-2010.

Field Hockey Canada:  Member of the Canadian Junior National Field Hockey Team Training Squad 2010 … Member of the U18 Provincial Field Hockey team 2010 (Team Ontario U18, first place at the 2010 Canada Cup) … Member of the U16 Provincial Field Hockey team 2009 (Team Ontario U16, second place at 2009 National Championships).

Notes: National Lifeguard Service Certification and Water Safety Instructor Certification in Swimming … 60 hours of community service as an assistant soccer coach, and at the local hospital in the fracture clinic … Volunteered for 200 hours as a physical therapist assistant at a school for children with special needs … Ice hockey referee for the local minor hockey association

Why Yale? “I decided that Yale was the right fit for me because of how diverse the community is and how friendly everyone was whenever I visited the campus. I also really liked the residential college system and how you have a smaller community within the larger college.”