Mids and Terriers meet for the first time in postseason play
Outlook -- Meggie is an an explosive one-on-one attacker and goal scorer with the mentality, resilience, and tenacity to affect outcomes of games ... attacking mentality keeps pressure constantly on opposing defenders ... ability to create goalscoring chances for teammates but maintain her dominant, deceptive and unpredictable dribbling style ... currently tied with Stephanie Parker (`04) and Nadia Sheikh (`02) as Navy's career assists record holder with 27 ... stands fifth on Navy's career goals list with 26 ... needs four goals to become just the fifth player in program history to score 30 in a career ... fifth on the Mids' career scoring list with 79 points ... just 21 points from becoming only the fourth player in school history to hit the century mark ... will wear the No. 14 jersey for the second-straight season in honor of 2004 graduate Stacy Finley.
2005 -- Garnered First-Team All-Patriot League recognition after pacing the conference in points (32), assists (14) and assists per game (0.70) ... earned NSCAA Third-Team All-Mid-Atlantic Region honors, as well as Soccer Buzz Third-Team All-Mid Atlantic Region kudos ... ranked eighth in the nation, averaging 0.7 assists per game ... led the Mids in points, goals (9), assists and shots (82) during the `05 campaign ... set the Navy single-season assists record after turning in 14 helpers ... produced five multi-goal games, including a career-high three against La Salle ... recorded two assists against Albany, Howard, Lafayette and Bucknell ... nearly broke Stacy Finley's single-season shots record of 87 after lofting 82 shots last fall ... one of only five players in program history to score 30-plus points in a season ... turned in a career-high tying five-point effort in the Mids' shutout win at Mount St. Mary's, where she scored a pair of goals and added an assist ... scored the game-winner against The Mount ... scored her nine goals among eight games and 14 assists in eight contests.
2004 -- A First-Team All-Patriot League forward who led the Midshipmen in scoring behind eight goals and nine assists for 25 points ... ranked fourth in the conference in points per game (1.25), tied for fifth in goals per game (0.40) and fourth in assists per game (0.45) ... in conference action, she was tied for second in points per game (1.71), tied for fourth in goals per game (0.57) and fourth in assists per game (0.57) ... her nine assists topped the team, while her eight goals tied for the most ... her nine assists stands tied for fifth on the Mids' single-season leader board and are the second most by a sophomore in program history ... her 25 points is the 10th-best Navy single-season point total ... turned in a team-best four game-winning goals, including three in league action ... played all 20 contests despite coming off surgery in the spring of 2004 for an injured knee ... started 13 of the 20 games ... produced multi-goal games twice during the season, including against Lehigh where she scored a pair and also posted an assist for a five-point game ... took eight shots in Navy's victory over Saint Joseph's ... that effort is tied for ninth on Navy's single-game shots list.
2003 -- Navy's third-leading scorer and the Patriot League's seventh, she came off the bench to produce 22 points on nine goals and four assists ... played in every game, but did not start a game all year ... ranked seventh in the league in goals scored ... posted two multi-goal games -- vs. Delaware and Bucknell ... scored both of Navy's goals in regulation against the Blue Hens before Stacy Finley's goal in OT gave the Mids a 3-2 win ... posted a pair of goals in the Mids' 4-0 shutout over Bucknell on "Senior Day" ... added an assist against the Bison to produce a career-high tying five points ... earned Patriot League Rookie-of-the-Week recognition Oct. 20 after scoring against American (regular season) in the 85th minute to send the contest it into overtime, and a game later scored the Mids' game-winner against Lafayette ... tied for second among Navy's all-time freshmen scorers ... her nine goals rank second on the Mids' all-time freshman leader board.
High School/Club -- A 2002 graduate of Our Lady of Good Counsel in Wheaton, Md. ... a four-sport standout in high school, earning letters in soccer (4), diving (3), track (2) and lacrosse (1) ... led Our Lady of Good Counsel to four-straight (1998-01) Washington Catholic League championships with a combined 90-8-4 record ... member of the Bethesda Fury Soccer Club which claimed the state, region and national championships ... earned Second-Team All-Met soccer recognition in 2001 from the Washington Post and first-team honors in `02 ... the Washington Post also tabbed her as an honorable mention middle distance runner in `00.
Personal -- Full name is Margaret Delaney Curran ... daughter of Robert and Molly Curran ... born Nov. 28, 1984, in Ft. Leavenworth, Kan. ... father is a 1972 graduate of Army, who ran track from 1968-72 and served as the cross country team captain in `72 ... grandfather, Robert Pfeiffer, is a 1949 graduate of Army ... brother, Brian, is a member of the Class of `07 at Army ... brother, John, is a plebe at the Naval Academy who will swim for Bill Roberts' 2005-06 Patriot League Championship program this winter ... majoring in economics.
2004, `05 First-Team All-Patriot League
In the Record Book Career Points: 5th with 79 Goals: 5th with 26 Game-Winning Goals: 5th with 7 Assists: Tied-1st with 27 Shots: 6th with 163 Multi-Assist Games: 6 times in 63 games
Single-Season Points: Tied-7th with 32 in 2005 Goals: Tied-10th with 9 in 2003, 2005 Assists: 1st with 2005; Tied-6th with 9 in 2004 Shots: 3rd with 82 in 2005 Multi-Assist Games: 5 times in 2005 (20 games)
Single-Game Shots: Tied-9th with 8 vs. St. Joseph's (9/27/04)
Game Highs Points: 5 at Mount St. Mary's (9/13/05); vs. Lehigh (10/8/04); vs. Bucknell (11/1/03) Goals: 2, five times; last at Mount St. Mary's (9/13/05) Assists: 3 vs. La Salle (8/28/05) Shots: 8 vs. Howard (10/17/05); vs. Siena (9/18/05); vs. Saint Joseph's (9/27/04)