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Meghen Hengerer

Bedminster, N.J.
Bernards High School
High School
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2020 Cavalier Daily Feature

2023 – NCAA Semifinals

  • NCAA All-Tournament Team
  • Played in 15 games with 11 starts
  • Assisted on UVA’s first goal in the ACC Quarterfinal victory against Syracuse (10/31)
  • Assisted on a goal in the victory against Saint Joseph’s in the NCAA First Round (11/10)
  • Co-Captain, her second year serving as a team captain
  • All-ACC Academic Team
  • NFHCA National Academic Squad


  • Presented the “Teammate of the Year” award for field hockey at the 2023 Hoos Choice Awards
  • Appeared in 20 games with 17 starts
  • Ranked ninth in the ACC in assists per game (0.35)
  • Assisted on the game-winning goal at Delaware (8/28)
  • Scored her first goal of the year against William & Mary (10/04)
  • Assisted on three goals in the ACC Tournament
  • Co-captain
  • All-ACC Academic Team
  • NFHCA National Academic Squad
  • ACC Academic Honor Roll

Summer of 2022

  • Named to the US U21 roster for the Uniphar 5-Nations tournament, but did not compete
  • Added to the US U21  Women’s National Team roster (3/9). Named as a non-traveling alternate for the FIH Junior World Cup team


  • Had one goal and two assists for four points
  • Appeared in 14 games with nine starts
  • Scored a goal in the win against Delaware after having an assist in the season-opener against Penn State (8/29)
  • Also assisted on a goal in the home game against Old Dominion (9/26)
  • NFHCA National Academic Squad
  • ACC Academic Honor Roll

Summer 2021

  • Invited to US U21 Selection Camp after the US Women’s National Championships (6/24)


  • Appeared in all 18 games with 14 starts, including starting the final 13 games of the season
  • Had her first career assist on a goal against North Carolina (10/11)
  • Scored her first goal in the season-finale at Syracuse (4/16)
  • ACC Academic Honor Roll


  • 2020 U.S. Women’s National Indoor Development Team
  • Scored 37 goals with 30 assists in three years at Bernards High School
  • Two-time North Jersey Group 2 First Team after being named to the second team her sophomore year
  • Three-time All Somerset County first team, first team All-Division and first team All-Skyland Conference
  • Earned the Scholar-Athlete distinction three times
  • Played on the Irish U16 National Field Hockey team, earning her first national team cap against USA
  • As a member of the Irish U16 team, played a three-game series against Scotland in Scotland as well as traveling to Spain to compete in the Six Nations Tournament
  • Member of the Irish U15 girls soccer team from 2014-16, scoring a goal in a match against England’s U15 squad


  • Parents are Robin Hengerer and Mark Hengerer
  • Twin sister of Lilly
  • Older sister, Kelsey, plays field hockey at Richmond, graduated in 2020
  • Lived in Galway, Ireland for over five years, moving to the United States for her sophomore year of high school
  • Also played Gaelic football while living in Ireland
  • Speech Comm Disorders major