#20 Megan Lopez
Position: Forward/Midfielder
Height: 5'3"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Oceanside, Calif.
High School: Rancho Buena Vista HS
Experience: 3 Letters
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Lopez Photos

Honors: 2011 Governor's Cup All-Tournament, 2011 Honorable Mention NSCAA Scholar All-West Region, three-time WAC All-Academic

2011: Lopez was a mainstay in the Idaho midfield for the third year in a row … started all 22 games at center mid and tied for sixth on the team with four points from one goal and two assists … headed in her first career game-winner in the 3-2 victory over Montana on Sept. 4 … assisted Idaho’s goal in the 2-1 loss to Washington State on Sept. 18 … also assisted the equalizing goal in Idaho’s 2-1 comeback win over San Jose State in the WAC Tournament quarterfinal round … her 34 total shots were third-most on the team, while her 15 on-target attempts ranked second … earned a Governor’s Cup All-Tournament nod after leading the Vandals to wins over Idaho State and Montana … voted Players’ Player of the Game by her teammates twice during the season … was selected as the team’s Kathy-Clark Scholar-Athlete Award recipient as the player on the team who best exemplifies scholarship and athletics … earned Honorable Mention NSCAA Scholar All-West Region honors and was selected to the Fall WAC All-Academic team.

2010: Lopez started all 21 games in 2010 at center midfielder. She was second on the team with 10 points, and tied for second with four goals on the season. She attempted 31 shots, with 14 on goal, and added two assists. Lopez scored her first career goal in the 3-2 win at Northern Colorado on Aug. 27. She was voted Players' Player of the Match after Idaho's win over San Jose State on Oct. 28. She assisted Idaho's game-winning goal just 51 seconds into the match in the 2-0 victory against Louisiana Tech, as well as the team's first goal in the 3-2 win over Portland State. In addition to kick-starting the team twice with early assists, she opened Idaho's scoring early on against Idaho State and South Dakota.

2009: Lopez started all 19 games at the center mid position as a true freshman. She attempted 28 shots, with 15 on-target attempts, and sent out three assists. She earned her first career point on Sep. 6 when she found Jill Flockhart for the game-winner over Montana that clinched Idaho's first Governor's Cup title in 11 years. She added assists in consecutive games against Boise State on San Jose State on Oct. 18 and 23.

High School/Club: Lopez was a three-sport athlete in field hockey, track and field and soccer at Rancho Buena Vista High School. She captained the soccer team and helped lead the Longhorns to an Avocado League title and an 11-1-1 record as a junior. She earned first-team all-Avocado League honors as well as team MVP honors in 2008. She also helped the team earn the Redlands Tournament title. In eight years with the San Diego Surf club team, she helped the Surf win the 2006 Chivas Cup.


She is the daughter of Matt and Bridget Lopez. She has one sister, Colleen, and one brother, Mathew. Her major at Idaho is Biology.
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