#9 Megan Dahl
|PREVIOUS SCHOOL||Rosemount HS|
• United Soccer Coaches All-America First Team
• United Soccer Coaches Scholar All-America Team
• United Soccer Coaches All-Region First Team
• NSIC Preseason Defensive Player of the Year
• NSIC Defensive Player of the Year
• First-Team All-NSIC
• Fall NSIC All-Academic Team (All-Academic Team of Excellence)
• NSIC Defensive Player of the Week (Nov. 8)
• NSIC All-Tournament Team
• BSU Female Athlete of the Year
Anchored a BSU defense that has allowed just 11 goals in 17 matches to rank second in the NSIC allowing 0.63 goals per match while posting nine shutouts... Was one of just three Beavers to start each of the 17 matches in 2021 and led the team playing 1,428 minutes... Established a single-season high of four assists and four points as a senior and ranked fourth on the team with four helpers... Recorded a two-assist match, helping on both BSU goals in a 2-1 victory at Northern State Sept. 17... Logged 13 shots and eight shots on goal.
• Fall NSIC All-Academic Team
COVID-19 season... Started all three matches on the Beavers' backline as a junior... Was an anchor of a defensive unit that posted two shutouts and allowed just one goal in three matches... The defense allowed just 18 shots (6.0 spg), six shots on goal (2.0 sogpg) and finished the season with a 0.36 goals-against average.
• Third Team All-NSIC
• Fall NSIC All-Academic Team
• Division 2 Athletics Directors Association (D2 ADA) Academic Achievement Award
In 19 matches started, Dahl racked up 1,684 minutes played to sit second on the team behind only Tia Neuharth... She added an assist on the Beavers’ game-winning goal at Sioux Falls (Oct. 4)... A key member of a BSU defensive unit that allowed just eight goals during the Beavers’ 15-game NSIC schedule, or .517 goals per NSIC game, to rank second in the league, while its .680 overall goals-against average placed it among the top 50 teams in the nation. In addition, BSU posted seven shutouts.
• Second-Team All-NSIC
Recorded one goal and one assist for three points with 11 shots... Dahl, along with fellow freshmen, Erin Becker and Devin Breeggemann, carried BSU to a 3-0 shutout over Concordia-St. Paul, netting her first collegiate goal (10/12/18).
A four-year soccer letterwinner for Rosemount High School, Dahl was named to the all-tournament team following the 2015 and 2016 section championships and helped lead the Irish to the 2016 Minnesota State Tournament, where she was selected to the all-tournament team… As a senior, Dahl was selected to the All-South Suburban team and was voted as the Team MVP en route to All-State accolades… As a member of the Rev SC Academy from 2008-2017, Dahl was a part of teams that won a US Club Cup Soccer National Championship in 2015 and was a semifinalist at the 2016 Minnesota State Cup… A member of the Minnesota Thunder Academy club program since 2017, she helped the team to a USA Cup runner-up finish last summer… Also traveled to Iceland and Sweden to compete in the Gothia Cup in 2016.
Megan Bea Dahl was born January 18, 2000 to Jon and Sarah Dahl… Earned an academic letter, is a mentor for English language learners and a drug prevention leader… Is majoring in exercise science with a medical emphasis and minoring in business or psychology.
Goals: 1, 2x last vs. Minn. Crookston (11/05/21)
Assists: 2, at Northern State (9/17/21)
Points: 2, 4x last vs. Minn. Crookston (11/05/21)
SOG: 3, vs Concordia-St. Paul (10/12/18)