Meghan O'Rourke
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Meghan O'Rourke

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Solana Beach, CA

High School:
Torrey Pines

Height:
5-4

Position:
Defender

Experience:
2V

10/26/2013

Toreros Rally to Knock off Zags 3-1

Meggie Gulczynski scored a pair of goals, including the game-winner in the 3-1 win over GU.

09/22/2013

Toreros Shutout Northridge 2-0

USD knocks off the Matadors for the second time this season

09/19/2013

Video: Behind the Cape - Women's Soccer Preps for SDSU and Northridge

Lauren Dotson and Meghan O'Rourke discuss the upcoming weekend's road matches

09/05/2013

Video: Behind the Cape - Women's Soccer Hits the Road

Junior defender Meghan O'Rourke discusses the teams 3-1-0 start and the upcoming Texas A&M Tournament in the latest episode of Behind the Cape

09/04/2013

Toreros Get Set for Texas A&M Tournament

Toreros will face Texas A&M Friday at 6:00 p.m. and Missouri on Sunday at 9:00 a.m.

10/27/2011

USD vs. LMU 2011

Photos from USD's 2-1 victory over LMU on Oct. 23, 2011

09/26/2011

USD vs. Alabama 2011

Photos from USD's 2-1 win over Alabama on Sept. 2, 2011

09/26/2011

USD vs. Kansas 2011

Photos from USD's match with Kansas on Aug. 28, 2011

JUNIOR (2013): Appeared in 15 matches while making 13 starts... Finished with three points (one goal and one assist)... Scored on only shot attempt all season in Toreros 3-1 win at Gonzaga (10/26/13)... Had an assist in Toreros 2-0 win at Cal State Northridge (9/22/13)... Helped team post five shutouts.

SOPHOMORE (2012): Played in 18 matches with 17 starts as a defender for the Toreros...named second-team All-WCC...recorded one goal and added in four assists for six points...recorded one goal against Minnesota (8/24/12)...recorded two assists against Gonzaga (11/2/12)...recorded one assist against San Francisco (9/29/12)...recorded one assist against Loyola Marymount (10/7/12)... helped the team post six shutouts.

FRESHMAN (2011): Played and started in all 22 matches this season rotating between the forward and midfield positions... helped lead the team to the program's first WCC championship, and into the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament...recorded three goals and three assists for nine points...named to both the All-WCC honorable Mention team and to the All-WCC freshman team...scored one goal against Saint Mary's (10/21/11)...scored the game-winning goal against Gonzaga (10/27/11)...scored one goal against Santa Clara (11/4/11)...recorded one assist against San Francisco (10/9/11), Pacific (9/26/11) and Missouri (9/19/11).

HIGH SCHOOL/CLUB: Played four-years of soccer at nearby Torrey Pines High School...as a senior, she helped lead her team to the CIF Championship, the Palomar League Championship and the CIF Regional championship...as a senior she was named first-team All-CIF, first-team All-North County Times, while also being tabbed the Palomar Player of the Year...as a junior, she was named second-team All-Palomar League, while helping lead her team to the Avocado League Championship...as a sophomore she helped lead her team to an Avocado League championship, and her team was a CIF finalist...as a freshman, she helped lead her team to a CIF championship...she also lettered in field hockey...played club soccer for the San Diego Surf...she helped lead her Surf team to the National Cup finals in 2010, and the team was a regional participant in 2010 as well...in 2011, she helped her team reach the US Club Soccer Nationals.

PERSONAL: Meghan Emily O'Rourke was born on January 31, 1993 in La Jolla, Calif....she is the daughter of Laura and Chip O'Rourke...was also recruited by USC, UC Irvine, Loyola Marymount and Cal Poly...chose to attend USD because of the academic reputation, the outstanding women's soccer program and because of the beautiful campus...her father, Chip, played water polo at USC, and her sister Katherine played water polo at UC Davis.