UCLA Women's Soccer BIO
Megan Oyster
Player Profile:
Megan Oyster 1267017
Position: Defender
Height: 5'8"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Naperville, Ill.
High School: Neuqua Valley
U.S. National Team
Member of the Under-18 and Under-20 U.S. National Team pools … Brought in to the U-18/U-20 Super Camp in January of 2009 … Also called into camp with the U-20s in June of 2011 … Has been involved with the U.S. National Team Program since the U-15 level … Traveled to Brazil with the U-16s.

Leader on the Bruin defense that recorded a 0.245 goals against average, shut out a school-record 19 opponents and allowed just six goals (also a school record) and 55 shots on goal all season … Started all 24 games and played 2,061 minutes … Scored the Bruins’ first goal of the season against Maryland and added an assist on the game-winning goal against Loyola Marymount … Honorable mention All-Pac-12 honoree … Named Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week Aug. 26 … Received Pac-12 All-Academic honorable mention honors for the second-straight season.

Named to the College Cup All-Tournament team … Provided the assist on the championship-winning goal in overtime against Florida State … Played in 26 games with 18 starts … Ranked fourth on the team in minutes played with 1999 … Earned Duke Nike Classic All-Tournament honors … Honorable mention Pac-12 All-Academic honoree.

Played in 22 of 23 matches … Member of a UCLA defense that surrendered just 13 goals all season (first in the Pac-12) … Also helped the Bruins rank first in the conference in goals against average (0.55) and shutouts (14) ... Recorded an assist in UCLA’s NCAA second round victory against Kentucky.

Played in 18 of 21 matches, making seven starts … Member of a UCLA defense that surrendered just 12 goals all season (2nd in the Pac-12) … Also helped the Bruins rank second in the conference in goals against average (0.55) and shutouts (13) … Finished the season with one goal for two points … Lone goal, a game winner, came in a 1-0 home victory over Rutgers … Took seven shots on the season.

High School/Club
2010 Parade All-American … Three-time NSCAA Youth All-American (2007-09) … ESPN RISE All-American (2010) … Gatorade State Player of the Year in Illinois (2011) … Adidas ESP Camp All-Star (2008 & 2009) … Rated as the No. 21 recruit in the country (No. 1 in Illinois) according to Top Drawer Soccer … Five-year member of the Region-II ODP team … Four-time all-state selection at Neuqua Valley High School … Was a member of the Windy City Pride club team from 1998-2011.

Full name is Megan Leigh Oyster … Born on Sept. 3, 1992 … Parents are Bryan and Cindy Oyster … Older sister is Emily … Mother played softball and volleyball at Northern Illinois University … Cousin, Brittany Bock, played soccer at Notre Dame and has played with the U.S. Women’s National Team … Admires Lionel Messi of FC Barcelona … Enjoys hanging out with friends and working out in her spare time … Sociology major.

Career Statistics:

Year GP-GS Shots Goals Assists Points
2011 18-7 7 1 0 2
2012 22-0 5 0 1 1
2013 26-18 12 0 1 1
2014 24-24 18 1 1 3
Totals 90-49 42 2 3 7
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