Linn Sets Career Steals Record on Thursday
Macchiarulo Grabs Second Team Nod
Colonials Slug 17 Hits in Non-Conference Finale
Colonials Win Weekend A-10 Series
Colonials Open Conference Play with Perfect Weekend
Finished the 2016 season as GW's career steals leader (73), ranked second on GW's career list for runs scored (122), second in doubles (37), tied for third in triples (5) and third in hits (173).
2016: <>Atlantic 10 All-Academic Team...Started 50 games for the Colonials, all at shortstop...Led GW with 60 hits -- ranking third on GW's single-season list - 39 runs scored -- tied for fifth on GW's single-season list - and a .565 slugging percentage...Tied for team high with three home runs...Ranked second on the team with a .436 on-base percentage...Hit by a pitch a team-high 10 times...Ranked second on the team with a .373 average, good for fourth on GW's single-season list...Ranked second on squad with 25 RBIs....Posted a .382 average against A-10 opponents with 18 runs scored and 10 RBIs while slugging a team-best .618...Led GW with 20 multiple hit games, including a program record-tying 4-for-4 effort in the nightcap of a La Salle doubleheader (March 26)...Posted six multiple RBI games, including a four-RBI performance against Fordham (April 10)...Completed a 20-game reached base streak that lasted from May 2, 2015-March 12, 2016...Recorded 14 doubles -- tied for second on the team and third in the A-10 -- to sit tied for fourth on GW's single-season list...Tied for league best with four triples...Successfully stole 17 bases in 23 attempts...Team MVP... GW Athletics Academic Dean's List member... Fall 2015 and Spring 2016 A-10 Commissioner's Honor Roll member.
2015: One of two Colonials to start all 48 games-- all but two games at second base...Ranked third on the team with a .333 (52-for-156) batting average... Second on the team with a .364 (24-for-66) average against Atlantic 10 opponents...Batted in the leadoff spot in all but one contest...Led GW in hits (52), runs scored (41), doubles (13) and stolen bases (26)...Ranked third in the A-10 in stolen bases and fifth in runs scored and doubles...Tallied a team-high 13 multiple hit games...Tied a program record for most hits in a game during a 4-for-4 effort against A-10 foe Saint Louis (April 12) with two doubles and three runs scored...Posted three-hit efforts against UNC-Greensboro (Feb. 28) and in the second game of a doubleheader against Massachusetts (April 3)...Tallied six-game hit streak from March 11-19...Set program record 33-game on-base streak from March 11, 2014- Feb. 7, 2015...Put together team's second longest on-base streak after reaching base safely in 11 consecutive games from Feb. 22-March 22...Tied program record for most walks in a game after receiving a base-on-balls four times against Iona (Feb. 28)...Stole a pair of bases on five occasions...Batted .310 (13-for-42) with runners in scoring position and .714 (5-for-7) with a runner on third and less than two outs...Recorded at least 50 hits and 30 runs for the second-straight season...Reached base at .543 clip (44-for-81) when leading off an inning...Named to GW Athletics Academic Dean's List...Member of Fall 2014 Atlantic 10 Commissioner's Honor Roll.
2014: Atlantic 10 All-Conference Second Team ... Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Team ... First GW freshman ever to be named to an A-10 all-conference team ... Set a GW single-season record with 30 stolen bases in 33 attempts, leading the Atlantic 10 and ranking 20th in the nation ... Her .909 stolen base percentage is the third-highest single-season mark in program history ... The only Colonial to start all 50 games, primarily at second base, and hit a team-best .370 with 61 hits in 165 at-bats ... GW's primary leadoff hitter, she never batted below second in the order ... Led the Colonials in average (.370), hits (61), runs (42), steals (30) and at-bats (165) and ranked second in RBIs (35), doubles (10) and total bases (85), third in home runs (4), slugging percentage (.515), and on-base percentage (.418) and fourth in walks (13) ... Her 61 hits and 42 runs rank second on GW's single-season list, while her .370 average is third, her 35 RBIs fourth, 165 at-bats fifth, 85 total bases eighth, .418 on-base percentage ninth and 10 doubles 10th ... Set GW rookie records for hits, batting average, runs scored, RBIs, on-base percentage and steals ... Also ranked second among all-time GW freshmen in doubles, total bases and at-bats, third in home runs, extra-base hits, slugging percentage and walks and fourth in assists (79) ... Just the second GW rookie ever with 50 hits and 30 runs in a season (Victoria Valos, 2012) ... Ranked third in the Atlantic 10 in hits, fifth in runs and sixth in average ... Notched a team-best 19 multi-hit games, including four three-hit efforts, and drove in multiple runs nine times ... Hit .375 (24-for-64) with runners on base, including .431 (22-for-51) with runners in scoring position ... Batted .400 (14-for-45)with 12 RBIs with two outs ... Reached base at a .507 clip (35-for-69) as the leadoff hitter in an inning ... Batted a team-best .423 (22-for-52) with eight extra-base hits, nine RBIs, 18 runs scored and league-best 15 stolen bases in Atlantic 10 play ... Her .423 average against conference opponents ranked seventh in the league, while her 18 ranks ranked second ... 22 hits fifth ... Opened the season with a six-game hitting streak, batting .450 (9-for-20) during that stretch ... Went 3-for-4 with three runs scored against Northwestern (Feb. 14) ... Hit her first career home run and scored three times against Howard (March 8) ... Reached base safely in the final 30 games of the season beginning in the second game of the Mount St. Mary's doubleheader on March 11, shattering the previous program record (18) ... Batted .500 (11-for-22) with eight RBIs and six runs scored during a six-game hitting streak from March 11-16 and was named Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week (March 17) ... Hit a walk-off three-run home run in the bottom of the ninth inning against Saint Francis (March 14) Finished the game with a season-high four RBIs ... Went 3-for-4 with two doubles and two RBIs against Manhattan (March 15) ... Batted .441 (15-for-34) with nine RBIs and 11 runs scored during a nine-game hitting streak from April 2-16 ... The streak was the second-longest ever by a GW rookie and matched the fifth-longest streak in program history ... Hit .500 (12-for-24) with four doubles, four RBIs and eight runs scored during a seven-game hit streak from April 19-May 3 ... Had two hits in five straight games from April 25-May 3 ... Posted back-to-back games with two doubles against Dayton (April 27) and Rhode Island (May 3) ... Stole a program-record 23 consecutive bases without being caught from March 8-April 19 ... Named Atlantic 10 Freshman of the Year and earned All-Conference First Team honors from College Sports Madness.
High School: Earned Third-Team All-State honors as a senior ... Four-time All-League selection, earning first-team honors in each of her last three seasons ... Tabbed to the All-CIF Southern Section as a junior and senior ... Named Citrus Belt Area Athletic Directors Association Senior Female Athlete of the Year in 2013 ... Batted .450 and slugged .770 with five doubles, nine home runs, 24 RBIs and a .555 on-base percentage as a junior ... Slugged .714 and posted a .532 on-base percentage with five doubles, eight home runs and 12 stolen bases as a senior ... Two-time All-State nominee.
Personal: Megan Alexandra Linn ... Born Dec. 25, 1994, in Riverside, Calif. ... Daughter of Kelly and James Linn ... Has an older brother, Taylor ... Intends to major in business.