|Beth Meyers 30
2012: Ranked number three in the nation with 10.4 saves per game...Ranked inside the Top-20 (#18) nationally in save percentage (.750)...Started and played in all 15 games for the Saints...Recorded a season-high total of 30 saves in a single game (#1 in the Nation) against Colgate (8/30)...Posted double digit saves for the Saints in 6 contests...Tallied a total of 156 saves last year, while playing 940:31 minutes.
2011: Ranked number one in the nation with 12.8 saves per game...Broke Siena's single season record for saves with 231...Played in every minute of every game as the only goalie on the roster...Recorded back-to-back 20 save performances against Albany (9/21) and Hofstra (9/26)...only allowed one goal in two contests against Colgate (9/4) and Holy Cross (9/7)...Had 10 games allowing four goals or less...Recorded double digit saves in 12 contests...Finished the year with a .731 save percentage.
2010: An NEC Fall Academic Team selection...Played in 17 games, starting 16 between the pipes...Fifth in the NEC with 119 saves and 7 saves per game, and also carried a .713 save percentage...Shut out Holy Cross (9/9).
BEFORE SIENA: Three year starter in goal for Guilderland High...Also played softball and ran both indoor and outdoor track...As a senior, stopped better than 91% of the shots she faced en route to being named All-State, First Team All-Star and MVP...Captained both the field hockey and softball teams...Four-time Scholar Athlete Award winner...Volunteered for the Equinox Thanksgiving Dinner for homeless families and at the St. Jude Telethon.
PERSONAL: Born September 10, 1992...The daughter of Charles and Anne Meyers...Has a younger sister, Megan who also plays for the field hockey team...An undecided major...Also recruited by Manhattanville College.
WHY I CHOSE SIENA: "I chose Siena Field Hockey because the team is a hardworking family that is driven to get better each year and I can always count on them to have my back."
ZAPPONE ON MEYERS: "Beth is a leader both on and off the field. She is a solid component of our defense bringing a lot of experience to our team."
GETTING TO KNOW BETH MEYERS
Twitter Handle: @bamey10
What I like most about Coach Zappone: Her eagerness to turn the program around and her positivity
If I didn't play field hockey, I would: Swim
My goal for the upcoming season: Continue to grow as a player and help the team win games this year.
If I could meet anyone, It would be: Mariska Hargitay
One thing people would be surprised to know about me: I almost qualified for the Junior Olympics in swimming but I had to go to a basketball game instead
My dreamjb: Physical Therapist
My favorite professional athlete: Michael Phelps
My favorite animal: Bear
My favorite movie: We Bought a Zoo
Best account to follow on Twitter: Huffington Post
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