U.S. Soccer
Meagan McClelland
U.S. Under-17 Women's National Team

Meagan McClelland

Goalkeeper Caps/Goals -
  • Date of Birth

  • Height

    5-10

  • Hometown

    Kearny, N.J.

  • Club

    PDA

U.S. National Teams: Made a late run to the U-17 Women’s World Cup Team, participating in one training camp in Michigan in August of 2016 before being named to the World Cup roster … Earned her first U-17 cap during that camp, playing in a 1-1 draw against Brazil in Holland, Mich.

College / High School: Has committed to attend Rutgers University in the fall of 2018 … Kearny High School in Kearny, N.J. … Was MVP of the Cardinals as a sophomore and team captain as a junior … Was a starter on the varsity basketball team as a freshman and sophomore, leading the team in 3-pointers … Led team in points as a sophomore and is a team captain for 2016.

Club: Has played from U-7 to present for the PDA Gunners … Helped her club win the U-13 New Jersey state, regional and national titles in 2013 … Also won N.J. state titles with PDA in 2010 and 2011 … Helped PDA win the U-16 ECNL National Championship in 2016.

Personal: Full name is Meagan Erin McClelland … Nickname is Meg … A Principal’s Honor Student as a freshman and sophomore … Three words that describe her off the field: “responsible, creative, friendly” … Three words that describe her on the field: “supportive, confident, determined” … Says best present she ever received was goalkeeper gloves during the third grade Secret Santa exchange … Her favorite snack is Milano cookies … Favorite women’s soccer player is Rutgers alum Carli Lloyd and favorite men’s player is New Jersey’s own Tim Howard … Says the best part about being a soccer player is “being tough” … Has a Yorkie named Mikey … Favorite dessert is ice cream.

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