55 Meredith Mesaris
55 Meredith Mesaris
Height: 6'1"
Year: So.
Hometown: Fairfax, Va.
High School: Fairfax
Position: F

Game-by-Game Statistics (2012-2013)

Two-year letter-winner who has started 34 of the 40 games she has appeared in. ... Has averaged 16.0 points, 4.9 rebounds, 1.1 assists and 0.9 steals with the Lady Royals.

Sophomore Year (2012-13): Played in all 28 games, starting 27 times. ... Led the Landmark Conference in scoring at 16.8 points per game and free throw shooting at 81.2 percent. ... Also averaged 5.0 rebounds, 1.2 assists and 0.9 steals per game. ... Earned Landmark Conference second-team honors. ... Scored in double-figures in 23 of 28 games. ... Her 112 made free throws are the third-most and her 138 attempts are the ninth-most in a single season in school history. ... Her free throw percentage of 81.2 is also the third-best in a single season in Scranton history. ... Scored 16 points in a season-opening 65-58 win over St. John Fisher on Nov. 16 in Rochester, N.Y. ... Scored 20 points and had six rebounds and two assists in a 64-59 win over King's on Nov. 20 in the Long Center. ... Scored a career-high 33 points to go along with six rebounds, four assists and two steals in a 73-60 win at Marywood on Nov. 26. ... Had 26 points and five rebounds in a 57-53 win over Cabrini on Nov. 27 in the Long Center. ... Scored 30 points and pulled down seven rebounds in a 74-51 win over Susquehanna on Dec. 1 in the Long Center. ... Had 30 points and 12 rebounds in a 75-67 loss to Wilkes on Dec. 5 in the Long Center. ... Had 22 points, six rebounds, two assists and two steals in an 81-59 win over Merchant Marine on Dec. 9 in the Long Center. ... Scored 17 points and pulled down five rebounds in a 60-49 win over Kean on Dec. 15. ... Scored 24 points while hitting six of seven 3-pointers in a 68-59 win over Oneonta State on Dec. 17 in the Long Center. ... Scored 17 points to go along with three assists and three steals in a 65-61 overtime loss at Juniata on Jan. 5. ... Had 18 points and four steals in a 63-44 win at Drew on Jan. 16. ... Scored 17 points and pulled down six rebounds in a 63-54 win at Merchant Marine on Jan. 30. ... Poured in 20 points while hitting 11 of 12 free throws to go along with seven rebounds and two steals in a 72-64 win over Drew on Feb. 6. ... Scored 21 points and had three assists, four rebounds and a steal in a 72-71 win at Moravian in a Landmark Conference semifinal on Feb. 20. ... Had a team-high 17 points in a 79-59 loss to No. 15 Williams in an NCAA Tournament first-round game on March 1 in Rochester, N.Y.

Freshman Year (2011-12): Transferred to Scranton in January after spending her first semester at American University, an NCAA Division I institution in Washington, D.C. ... Appeared in 12 games with the Lady Royals, including seven starts. ... Averaged 14.2 points and 4.8 rebounds in 24.7 minutes per game. ... Had 11 points and six rebounds in her second game at Scranton, a 64-48 victory over Merchant Marine on Jan. 14 in the Long Center. ... Scored a career-high 27 points on 10 of 15 shooting in a 91-57 victory at Susquehanna on Jan. 20. ... Had 22 points and six rebounds in a 68-63 loss at Catholic on Jan. 27. ... Had a double-double with 25 points and 12 rebounds in a 66-55 win at Goucher on Jan. 28. ... Scored 25 points, pulled down five rebounds and made five steals in a 60-56 win at Drew on Feb. 11. ... Played in four games at American, averaging 0.8 rebounds in 2.8 minutes of action. ... Had her best game in a 55-54 win over Austin Peay on Nov. 25, pulling down three rebounds, including two on the offensive glass, and handing out an assist in three minutes of action.

Career Highs
Points: 33, at Marywood, Nov. 26, 2012
Rebounds: 12, on two occasions
Assists: 4, at Marywood, Nov. 26, 2012
Blocks: 1, at Juniata, Jan. 21, 2012
Steals: 5, at Drew, Feb. 11, 2012

Awards & Honors
Landmark Conference Second Team (2012-13)
University of Scranton Athlete of the Week (Jan. 29, 2012; Dec. 3, 2012)
Jesuit Women's Basketball Honor Roll (Feb. 1, 2012)
Landmark Conference Player of the Week (Feb. 12, 2012)
Chuck Resler Tournament (Rochester) All-Tournament Team (Nov. 17, 2012)
D3hoops.com Team of the Week (Nov. 26-Dec. 2, 2012)

High School: Averaged 17.2 points and 9.2 rebounds while shooting 79.6 percent from the free throw line as a senior at Fairfax High School in 2010-11. ... Was named team co-MVP as a senior while helping Fairfax go 16-9. ... Earned all-Liberty District First Team honors as a senior. ... Named Virginia Northern Region All-Region Second Team honors as a senior. ... Was awared the Fairfax High School Scholar Athlete Award in 2011. ... As a junior in 2009-10, averaged 8.6 points and 4.0 rebounds while helping Paul VI Catholic High School win the Virginia Independent School State Championship for the second straight season. ... Earned WCAC all-confererenc honorable mention as a junior. ... Awarded the Student Athlete Award at Paul VI Catholic in 2010 and 2009. ... Named MVP of the state championship tournament as a sophomore in 2008-09 while helping Paul VI Catholic win the Virginia Independent School State Championship. ... Averaged 7.7 points and 5.0 rebounds. ... Was named to the Virginia Independent School All-State Honorable Mention Team as well as WCAC all-conference honorable mention in 2009. ... Averaged 9.4 points and 5.5 rebounds as a freshman at Bishop O'Connell High School in 2007-08.

Full name: Meredith Mesaris
Date of birth: April 6, 1993
Parents: Gary and Tammy Mesaris