Megan Woods begins her fourth season at Pepperdine...One of six seniors on the Waves' roster...Has established herself as one of the top scorers in Pepperdine history during her three-year career...Enters the 2005 season No. 7 all-time in school history with 51 points and 19 goals...Also tied for 10th on the Waves' career assist list with 13...Has a flair for the dramatic and has excelled in big matches...An explosive offensive player who had great success at the high school and club levels...Part of a 2002 recruiting class that was ranked No. 15 in the West Region by Soccer Buzz.
2004: Selected first team All-West Coast Conference (WCC)...Also named to the WCC All-Academic team...Appeared in 17 matches and stared 14...Led the Waves with 13 points and five goals while tying teammates Ali Pavoni and Jenna Ainsworth for the team-lead with three assists...Led Pepperdine with three game-winning goals, scoring the decisive goal versus Columbia, Iowa State and Saint Mary's...Also added an assist versus Iowa State to finish with a season-high three points.
2003: Appeared in 16 matches and started 15...Missed five contests during the middle of the season while recovering from mono...Tied Jennifer Brewer for second on the Waves with 16 points...Scored five goals and had six assists...Had two game-winning goals...Tied for ninth in the West Coast Conference (WCC) with 16 points and sixth in assists (6)...Totaled a career-high five points with a goal and three assists during a 7-0 victory at San Jose State...Credited with the game-winning goal versus Virginia Commonwealth and Oregon State.
2002: Received honorable mention All-West Coast Conference (WCC)...Appeared in all 22 matches and started one...Placed fourth on the Waves with 22 points, scoring nine goals and totaling four assists...Nine goals tied Jenna Fodor for second on the team and fifth in the WCC...Had two game-winning goals...Saved best two performances for two of the biggest games of the season...Scored both goals in a 2-0 victory over eventual national champion Portland, marking the Waves first-ever win at Portland...Accounted for both of Pepperdine's goals in a 2-0 win at Wisconsin-Milwaukee in the first round of the NCAA Tournament...Credited with first career point versus Long Beach State as she was credited with an assist...First career goal came in a 1-0 victory versus Liberty...Assisted Lacey Ubaldi on the game-tying goal with under 10 minutes remaining versus Wisconsin in the second round of the NCAA Championships to force overtime in contest the Waves eventually won 2-1.
HIGH SCHOOL: Enjoyed an outstanding career at La Costa Canyon High in La Costa, California...Selected the 2002 San Diego Section CIF and Avocado League "Player of the Year"...Tabbed first team All-CIF...Helped lead La Costa Canyon to back-to-back CIF Division I championships and a two-year record of 20-0-3...Girls' team became the first team sport in school history to record and undefeated season...Team was ranked second in the nation and the state for winter soccer...Holds single-season school record for most goals...Team "Most Valuable Offensive Player"...A two-time All-Academic pick.
PERSONAL: Born November 24, 1983...A resident of Carlsbad, California...Attended La Costa Canyon in La Costa, California...Club: Played for the San Diego Surf Soccer Club...Tabbed the club's girls' "Most Valuable Player"...Team was 2002 State Cup Finalists, Celtic Champions and Nomads Finalists...Academics: Received Golden State Honors for algebra, biology, chemistry and history...A four-year scholar-athlete...Considered Boston College, Loyola Marymount, San Diego, Stanford and UCLA before choosing Pepperdine...Majoring in advertising and multimedia.