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Jon Meola

INF
Position
6'0''
Height
200 lbs.
Weight
Freshman
Class
R/R
B/T
Toms River, N.J.
Hometown
Toms River East
High School

2016
• Played in five games off the bench
• Recorded first college hit against Louisville (3/27)
• Also singled against George Washington (4/6)

TOMS RIVER EAST HS
• Standout in baseball, basketball and soccer
• Batted .367 and hit eight home runs during his high school career; hit .405 his senior year
• Named All-Shore and Team MVP
• Coached by Dan Dietrich
• Was team captain of baseball and basketball teams
• Also was named All-Shore in soccer and finished among top five in scoring in conference his senior year
• Played forward for soccer team and scored 19 goals in 22 career matches
• Named Defensive MVP on basketball team his senior season and finished with 512 career rebounds, including 233 his senior year
• Played travel team baseball with Baseball U

PERSONAL
Parents are Tony and Colleen Meola
• Has one sister, Kylie, and one brother, Aidan
• Father played baseball and soccer at UVA (soccer 1988-89, baseball 1988), earned Hermann Trophy in 1988 (soccer equivalent of Heisman Trophy) and was goalkeeper on UVA’s first national championship team in 1989; he was U.S. goalkeeper in the 1990, 1994 and 2002 FIFA World Cups and now is in the U.S. Soccer Hall of Fame