18 Meghan Cushing
18 - Meghan Cushing
Height: 5-3
Year: Gr.
Hometown: Gorham, Maine
High School: Gorham
Position: M
Major: Special Education
gp 19
p 20
g 12
a 8

School Records

  • Games: Career: 71
  • Ground Balls: Career: 180
  • Caused Turnovers: Career: 74

2019: Second-Team All-Region selection from the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association… Named NE10 Second-Team All-Conference on defense… Appeared in all 19 games for the Hounds… Totaled 20 points on 12 goals and eight assists… Picked up 41 ground balls… Caused 22 turnovers… Scored three goals in a win over Saint Anselm (4/13).

2018: Appeared in 17 games, starting all 17… Totaled 22 points on 15 goals and seven assists… Had 49 ground balls and 22 caused turnovers… Registered 47 draw controls… Recorded three goals and one assist in a win over Dominican (N.Y.) (3/4).

2017: Missed season due to injury.

2016: Appeared in all 17 games for the Hounds… Finished the season with 16 goals and seven assists for 23 total points… Had 46 shots, 34 of them on goal for a .739 shot on goal percentage… Had five multi-goal games, including a season-high four goal game vs Dominican on 3/12/16… Led the team with 42 total groundballs while also forcing 20 turnovers on the year… Also had 43 draw controls and 17 caused turnovers for the Hounds… Scored two goals, including the game-winning goal in a 13-8 win vs Bridgeport on 4/21/16.

2015: Named to the Spring 2015 Assumption College Student-Athlete Honor Rolland Earned the Fall 2014 Assumption College Student-Athlete Director's Citation... Named to the Northeast-10 Conference All-Rookie Team... Started all 18 games, finishing the season seventh on the team in scoring and first among rookies with 20 points on 13 goals and seven assists... Scored the game-winning goal vs. American International on 4/18 and added a free-position goal at Franklin Pierce on 3/25... Finished with 48 ground balls, ranking her ninth in the Northeast-10... Posted 37 draw controls, ranking 24th in the league... Ended with 14 caused turnovers... Posted a season-high seven ground balls in a home win over Tiffin, along with a season-best four caused turnovers in a road win at Southern Connecticut on 4/2... In the win at SCSU, she posted season-bests in points with six and goals with four as she put up four goals and two assists.

Prior to Assumption: Played lacrosse, soccer and ice hockey at Gorham High School... Two-time First Team All-Conference in lacrosse... All-Rookie selection and a Second Team All-Conference player... Two-time All-Conference in soccer, where she was also All-Region, All-State and a team captain... Team captain of her ice hockey team... Also played with the Mainelax Lacrosse Club and the Velocity Soccer Club... Member of Chamber Singers... Vice-President of the junior and senior classes... National Honor Society member... Member of the Key Club and Captain's Council.. Has volunteered with Monday Night Meals thru her church, along with the Jimmy Fund Walk, MS Walk, Relay for Life, the Tri for a Cure triathlon and as a volunteer coach.

Personal: Daughter of Michael and Michele... Born on July 31... Majoring in history... Her twin sister, Morgan, also played lacrosse at Assumption from 2015-18... Her dad played soccer and baseball at the Mass. College of Pharmacy, while her mom was a soccer player at Thomas College.

Fun Facts: Favorite athlete: Rafael Nadal... Dream job: Famous Singer... What celebrity do you get mistaken for: Mary-Kate Olsen... Beating Stonehill last season for the first time in program history... Favorite Movie: Holes... Favorite Food: Tacos... Favorite Book: Scrappy Little Nobody.

Recent Games
Apr 16 Pace L, 13-11
Apr 18 at Franklin Pierce W, 19-10
Apr 24 at Southern Conn. St. W, 15-11
Apr 27 Merrimack W, 14-13
May 1 at Bentley W, 10-9
May 4 at Le Moyne L, 14-6
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 19 13
Points 20 9
Goals 12 6
Assists 8 3
Shots 31 17
Shooting percentage 38.7 35.3
Shots on goal 22 11
Shots on goal percentage 71.0 64.7
Free position goals-shots 3-6 1-4
Ground balls 41 28
Draw controls 42 24
Turnovers 12 7
Caused turnovers 22 11
Fouls 27 15
Date Opponent Score g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
Feb 26 Bridgeport W, 19-3 0 1 1 0-0 2 1 1 3 0 - 0 -
Mar 2 at Roberts Wesleyan W, 19-8 2 1 3 0-0 4 2 1 3 4 50.0 4 100.0
Mar 7 Stonehill W, 18-9 0 0 0 0-0 4 4 0 5 2 0.0 1 50.0
Mar 10 at No. 9 Mercy W, 13-12 1 2 3 1-1 3 5 0 1 2 50.0 1 50.0
Mar 16 Saint Michael's W, 20-8 0 0 0 0-0 1 2 0 0 0 - 0 -
Mar 19 at No. 20 Bentley L, 13-12 1 0 1 0-1 2 3 1 1 3 33.3 2 66.7
Mar 22 at No. 2 Adelphi L, 16-4 0 0 0 0-0 2 3 1 1 0 - 0 -
Mar 24 at Molloy W, 21-20 3 0 3 1-1 2 6 1 1 4 75.0 4 100.0
Mar 30 New Haven W, 16-10 0 0 0 0-0 2 4 1 2 1 0.0 1 100.0
Apr 2 Le Moyne L, 16-5 0 0 0 0-0 2 0 0 0 0 - 0 -
Apr 5 at Southern N.H. W, 22-19 0 1 1 0-0 2 1 1 0 0 - 0 -
Apr 10 at American Int'l W, 22-8 0 0 0 0-0 0 1 1 0 0 - 0 -
Apr 13 Saint Anselm W, 19-10 3 0 3 0-1 4 3 0 0 4 75.0 4 100.0
Apr 16 Pace L, 13-11 1 2 3 0-1 3 1 1 0 3 33.3 1 33.3
Apr 18 at Franklin Pierce W, 19-10 0 0 0 0-0 4 2 0 1 1 0.0 1 100.0
Apr 24 at Southern Conn. St. W, 15-11 1 0 1 1-1 1 0 0 1 3 33.3 1 33.3
Apr 27 Merrimack W, 14-13 0 0 0 0-0 1 0 1 0 0 - 0 -
May 1 at Bentley W, 10-9 0 1 1 0-0 2 1 2 2 1 0.0 0 0.0
May 4 at Le Moyne L, 14-6 0 0 0 0-0 0 3 0 1 3 0.0 2 66.7
  gp gs g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
2014-15 18 18 13 7 20 1-7 48 37 20 14 27 48.1 22 81.5
2015-16 17 17 16 7 23 3-17 42 43 22 17 46 34.8 34 73.9
2016-17 - - - - 0 0-0 - - - - - - - -
2017-18 17 17 15 7 22 7-15 49 47 15 22 41 36.6 32 78.0
2018-19 19 19 12 8 20 3-6 41 42 12 22 31 38.7 22 71.0
Total 71 71 56 29 85 14-45 180 169 69 75 145 38.6 110 75.9
  gp gs g a pts fpg-fps gb dc to ct sh sh% sog sog%
Total 19 19 12 8 20 3-6 41 42 12 22 31 38.7 22 71.0
Conference 13 13 6 3 9 1-4 28 24 7 11 17 35.3 11 64.7
Exhibition - - - - 0 0-0 - - - - - - - -
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Home 8 8 4 3 7 0-2 19 15 4 10 10 40.0 7 70.0
Away 11 11 8 5 13 3-4 22 27 8 12 21 38.1 15 71.4
Neutral - - - - 0 0-0 - - - - - - - -
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Wins 14 14 10 6 16 3-4 32 32 9 19 22 45.5 17 77.3
Losses 5 5 2 2 4 0-2 9 10 3 3 9 22.2 5 55.6
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February 1 1 0 1 1 0-0 2 1 1 3 0 - 0 -
March 8 8 7 3 10 2-3 20 29 5 14 16 43.8 13 81.3
April 8 8 5 3 8 1-3 17 8 4 2 11 45.5 7 63.6
May 2 2 0 1 1 0-0 2 4 2 3 4 0.0 2 50.0