UNC Field Hockey Bio
6 Meghan Drake
Drake Drake 817206

Majoring in biology (B.S. track) with a minor in Spanish for the professions ... Named to the ACC Academic Honor Roll ... Comes from the same high school program as Riley Foster, who played for the Tar Heels from 2006-09

2012: As a junior, started 22 games on defense and played in 23 ... Named to the NFHCA National Academic Squad for the second year in a row and to the All-ACC Academic Team for the first time

2011: As a sophomore, played in nine games ... Honored as the team's Laree Beans Practice Player of the Year, and was a runaway winner for the award ... Named to the NFHCA National Academic Squad

2010: As a redshirt freshman, appeared in six games at back

2009: Did not see action and will count the year as a redshirt season

Before UNC: At Trinity Valley School, was a four-year varsity starter and team MVP her junior and senior years ... Three-time all-conference pick ... Named her team's top defensive player her sophomore through senior years ... Also lettered four years in softball and basketball ... Four-time all-conference selection and three-time MVP in softball ... Team MVP for basketball in her junior and senior years and an all-conference pick as a junior ... An AP National Scholar and recipient of her school's Jack Remauldo Athlete Award

National/International: Futures participant 2003-09 and National Futures Tournament participant 2006-09 ... Played at the National Hockey Festival in 2008 and '09 ... Bronze medalist at the Junior Olympics

Personal: Born Sept. 9, 1990, in Fort Worth, Texas ... Daughter of Susan and Tommy Drake ... Has one younger brother

More on Drake: Favorite pastimes are throwing a Frisbee and cooking ... Favorite pregame meal is oatmeal with craisins and walnuts ... Favorite movie is Young Frankenstein ... Favorite book is To Kill a Mockingbird ... Favorite TV show is The Office ... Favorite sport to play besides field hockey is softball ... Loves playing Mario Kart on Wii ... After graduation, hopes to attend medical school ... Dream job is to open her own bakery or restaurant ... Loves making origami and has made a quilt ... Highlight of her athletic career has been hitting home runs in her first two at-bats in her senior season of high school softball ... Dream vacation is to travel Europe with no spending limit ... Athlete she most admires is Michael Phelps


Position: Back
Height: 5'8"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Forth Worth, Texas
High School: Trinity Valley
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