17 - Mekyla Spraggins
Mekyla Spraggins
Height: 5-2
Year: Junior
Hometown: Grand Rapids, Mich.
High School: Forest Hills Central
Position: Defender

Bulldog Career: Career Statistics.

2010 Season (Junior): Match-By-Match Statistics

2009 Season (Sophomore): Match-By-Match Statistics . . . Named winner of FSU's Best Defensive Player Award . . . A GLIAC All-Academic Team pick . . . A D2 Athletics Directors Association Achievement Award honoree . . . A starter in all 18 contests played . . . Lone point of the season was on an assist at Ashland (9/18) in 6-1 league win . . . Produced a season-most two shots on goal against Ashland (10/9) . . . Recorded one shot each on three occasions - vs. Lewis (9/1), at Tiffin (10/16), and at Findlay (10/18) . . . Attempted a season-best three shots in a match twice - against Lewis (9/1) and versus Ashland (10/9) . . . Amassed a squad third-best 1,480 minutes of playing time . . . Chalked up a season-high 110 minutes in matches against Lewis (9/1) and Ashland (10/9) . . . Turned in 15 outings of 90 or more minutes of action. 

2008 Season (Freshman): Match-By-Match Statistics . . . Attained team's Most Improved Player Award . . . Led squad in minutes played with a 1,577 total . . . Generated a team fourth-best tying four points (all assists) . . . Started in all of squad's 19 matches . . . Assisted on game-winning goal at Northern Michigan (9/21) . . . Credited with a helper at Findlay (9/28), at Saginaw Valley State (10/24), and against Northern Michigan (11/4) in a GLIAC Tournament First-Round matchup . . . Six of her 12 shots on the year were on net for a .500 shots on goal percentage . . . Turned in a three shots on goal performance versus Northern Michigan (11/4) at the conference tourney . . . Had a shot on goal apiece against Northwood (10/5), versus Northern Michigan (10/12), and against Tiffin (10/17) . . . Most single-match action was 110 minutes at Findlay (9/28) . . . Also competed 92 minutes in home conference tilt versus Findlay (10/19) . . . Played all 90 minutes of regulation in 13 matches.   

High School: A 2008 all-state honorable mention pick in senior year at Forest Hills Central High in Grand Rapids, Mich. . . . Played under coaches Jeremy Stacy and Josh Sheldon . . . A 2008 graduate . . . Member of three (2005, 2007, and 2008) Division II state champion teams . . . Garnered all-conference, all-region, and all-district laurels as a senior in 2008 campaign . . . Captained 2008 squad and posted 16 points with five goals and six assists in helping team to a 24-1 record . . . Winner of the 2008 squad's Most Spirited Award . . . Claimed all-district and Most Improved Player Award accolades in junior season after netting 12 points with four goals and assists apiece as team went 22-3 overall . . . Tabbed as the 2006 team's Most Improved Player as a result of producing six goals with five assists for 17 points . . . A member of the varsity team for three and a half seasons . . . One of her prep teammates, Clare Stachel, is a 2008 women's soccer team member at the University of Michigan . . . Participated in volleyball at the freshman and junior varsity levels.

Personal: Daughter of Samuel and Barbara Spraggins of Grand Rapids, Mich. . . . Her father is a dentist and mom is an occupational therapist . . . Has a younger brother and a younger sister . . . Enjoys reading and writing . . . Nickname is "Meeks" . . . Played club soccer for the West Michigan Fire from 2006-08 . . . Majoring in business administration/legal studies.

Spraggins' Career Statistics

 

Year MP-MS Shots Goals Assists Points
2008 19-19 12 0 4 4
2009 18-18 10 0 1 1
Career 37-37 22 0 5 5

 

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