Columbia Women's Soccer BIO
14 Meggie Ford

2008: An integral part of Columbia’s defense, earning second team All-Ivy League recognition … started all 16 games she played in, helping the Lions to a 0.88 goals against average in those contests … came up huge in win over Yale, making a defensive save on a wide-open shot by a Bulldog attacker to preserve a key 2-1 win … had a shot on goal in 110-minute, double-overtime tie with St. John’s.

2007: Stepped into a leadership role in the Columbia backfield ... started 16 of 17 matches in which she played ... helped to spearhead a Lion defense that allowed less than a goal per game ... tallied four shots. 

2006: Named Ivy League Rookie of the Week after helping the Lions to earn their third straight shutout in a 1-0 victory against Penn ... earned SoccerBuzz All-Region All-Freshman team honors ... started 17 of 18 games in which she appeared ... authoritative left back was part of the Columbia defense that posted 10 shutouts on the season ... picked up the assist on Shannon Munoz’s goal in the Lions’ opener vs. Iona.

St. Petersburg High: Third-team all-state selection ... two-time all-county honoree ... team MVP as a senior ... club team, Countryside Lightning, reached state final from 2004-06 ... played on Florida ODP team.

Personal: Received U.S. Army Reserve National Scholar-Athlete award as a senior ... is the younger sister of Drew Ford ’08, of the men’s soccer team ... liberal arts student.

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Position: Defender
Height: 5'10"
Year: Senior
Hometown: St. Petersburg, Fla.
High School: St. Petersburg
College: CC
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