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Megan Tancill
Megan Tancill

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Verona, Wis.

High School:
Edgewood High School

Height:
5-6

Position:
IF

Bats/Throws:
R/R

Honors and Awards: Academic All-Big Ten (2013, 2014)

2014: Appeared in 52 games, starting in 44 ... scored a career-high two runs against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi (3/1) ... walked a career-high two times, while stealing a base and driving in a run went in UW's 7-5 win over Arizona (3/7) ... 2-for-3, including first career double against Iowa (3/29) ... had two hits and a stolen base vs. Illinois (4/11) ... registered first career triple against Purdue (4/26)

2013: Saw action in 40 games as a pinch runner ... scored 14 runs ... was 10-for-12 in stolen bases

2012: Played in 32 games, mostly as a pinch runner ... scored 16 runs ... went 3-for-3 in stolen bases ... recorded two putouts and one assist

High School: Four-year letterwinner on the varsity softball team at Edgewood H.S. for head coach Amanda Slater ... served as team captain sophomore, junior and senior years ... named first team all-conference sophomore and senior year ... earned second team honors junior year ... three year letterwinner in basketball ... member of the Wisconsin Bandits club team

Personal: Parents are Chris and Jill ... has two brothers, Jack and Nicholas ... her dad, Chris, played hockey for Wisconsin from 1986-1990 ... enjoys playing sports, traveling, the outdoors and hanging out with friends ... major is kinesiology

Why Wisconsin?

"It has very strong academics, a great college atmosphere and I have grown up attending Wisconsin athletic events. I have grown up loving this university."

Off the Field with Megan

Favorite quote: "Don't wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great. Weak men wait for opportunities; strong men make them." -Orison Swett Marden

Most memorable softball achievement or favorite softball moment
Winning the B1G Championship my sophomore year

If you could be a member of any TV-sitcom family, which would it be?
I want to be best friends with Meredith Grey and Cristina Yang from Grey's Anatomy.

What is your favorite movie line or scene?
My favorite scene is in Miracle when Coach Brooks is talking to his team before the game against the Soviet Union, definitely one of the most memorable speeches in all of sports.

What is your favorite book?
The Help

What does it mean to be a Badger?

"As a Wisconsin kid, being able to call myself a Badger is really special. Both of my parents attended this university, so I have grown up a Badger fan and have always dreamed of representing the Motion W in the classroom and out on the field."


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Career Highs
At Bats 3 (15x) MR vs. Oregon, May 18, 2014
Runs

2 vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, March 1, 2014

Hits 2 (3x) MR vs. Purdue, April 25, 2014
Doubles 1 vs. Iowa, March 29, 2014
Triples 1 vs. Purdue, April 25, 2014
Home Runs N/A
Runs Batted In 1 (4x) MR vs. Green Bay, April 16, 2014
Walks 2 vs. Arizona, March 7, 2014
Strikeouts 2 (3x) MR at Michigan, May 3, 2014
Stolen Bases 1 (20x) MR vs. Albany, May 17, 2014
Hitting Streak 4, April 11-16, 2014
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Season Highs
At Bats 3 (15x) MR vs. Oregon, May 18
Runs 2 vs. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, March 1
Hits 2 (3x) MR vs. Purdue, April 25
Doubles 1 vs. Iowa, March 29
Triples 1 vs. Purdue, April 26
Home Runs N/A
Runs Batted In 1 (4x) MR vs. Green Bay, April 16
Walks 2 vs. Arizona, March 7
Strikeouts 2 (3x) MR at Michigan, May 3
Stolen Bases 1 (7x) MR vs. Albany, May 17
Hitting Streak 4, April 11-16

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