FC KANSAS CITY SELECTS MEWIS WITH FIRST PICK
Hometown: Hanson, Ma.
College: Boston College
High School: Whitman-Hanson
College: 2012: Named a Division 1 ECAC All-Star … Hermann Trophy Semifinalist … NSCAA First Team All-America honoree … Named to the TopDrawerSoccer.com Team of the Season – Upperclassmen – first team … All-ACC first team … College Sports Madness All-American first team … Named to the Preseason Hermann Trophy Watch List and the Soccer America Preseason All-America list … Finished the season with a career-high 16 goals, 12 assists for a career-high 44 points … The 16 goals was a career-high, and she was the second BC player to ever tally 16 goals in a single season … The 44 points in a single-season was one point off the program record of 45 points … Mewis is the all-time leading scorer in the program with 116 total points … She finished her career with 39 goals, 38 assists and nine game-winning goals … Tallied her first career hat trick vs. Harvard on Sept. 15 … The three goals made her the all-time leader in points at BC … She recorded nine multi-point games (three or more points) and had a goal or assist in 15 of 21 games this season … Opened the season with a nine game scoring streak, second to her personal and program record of 11 games which she accomplished in 2010 … Was the second player in program history to register a goal in five straight games … College Sports Madness All-American first team … TopDrawerSoccer National Player of the Week, Sept. 19, 2012 … Soccer America, Team of the Week, Sept. 19, 2012 … Soccer America, Team of the Week, Sept. 10, 2012 … NE Soccer Player of the Week, Nov. 13 and Sept. 17 … College Sports Madness POW, Sept., 17 … 2011: Trained with the US Women’s National Team in June 2011, Dec. 2011 and May 2012 … Named the Offensive Team MVP … Named a NSCAA Division 1 All-America third team selection … Earned NSCAA Southeast Regional first team honors … All-ACC first-team selection … Named to the Soccer America MVP second team … Named to the Preseason Hermann Trophy Watch List and a semifinalist for the award … Named to the Soccer America Preseason All-America list … Was BC’s women’s junior class Scholar-Athlete … Led the team in scoring with eight goals and six assists for 22 points … Led the team in shots with 81 … Averaged 4.05 shots per game, second in the ACC … 11th in the ACC in points (22) … Played in a three-game tournament in Sweden for the Under-23 Women’s National Team in June … 2010: Named New England Soccer News Player of the Year … An All-ACC first team selection … Recognized as a Hermann Trophy semifinalist … Member of Soccer America MVP’s first team … Earned NSCAA All-American first team accolades … Made Top Drawer Soccer’s second team … Part of the All-ACC Tournament first team … Named the BC women’s sophomore Scholar-Athlete … Was the NSCAA Player of the Week on Sept. 29 … Took home ACC Player of the Week and CollegeSoccer360 Team of the Week honors on Oct. 4 … Earned TopDrawerSoccer Team of the Week accolades on Oct. 27 and Nov. 22 … Started all 25 games on the season … Led the ACC in shots with 101… First on the team in assists with 14; tied for the ACC lead … Ranked seventh in the ACC and was second on the team in goals with 10 … Tied for fifth in the ACC in points with 34 … Set a BC record by recording a goal or assist in 11 consecutive games from Aug. 29 to Oct.; tallied seven goals and eight assists during the run … Member of the Gold Medal Under-20 Women’s National Team which played in July of 2010 in Germany … 2009: Named to the All-ACC Freshmen Team … Named to the Top Drawer Soccer All-Rookie team and Soccer America All-Rookie team … Earned NSCAA All-Southeast Region first team honors … Played and started in 23 games … Tied for fourth on the team in scoring with five goals and six assists for 16 points … Played midfield and filled in on defense due to injuries … Notched her first career point on an assist in the 5-0 win over Fairfield on Nov. 28 … Scored her first career goal in a 5-0 win over Brown on Sept. 6 … Was second on the team in shots taken with 72.
High School: Played for the 2009 Under -20 Women’s team which played a tournament in Germany in June … A member of the 2008 Under-17 Women’s World Cup team which finished second in the tournament … Earned the Bronze Ball at the competition … Attended national team camp, March -June 2008 in preparation for the U-17 World Cup … Named to the 2009 PARADA All-America team … Named the 2008 NSCAA Youth Player of the Year and the 2008 US Soccer Young Female Athlete of the Year … Played at Whitman-Hanson and finished her career with 74 goals and 34 assists … A three-time NSCAA All-American, three time All-New England and All-Massachusetts team honoree and a three time Eastern Mass. Girls Soccer Association Div. 1 First-Team All-Star … Involved in Region 1 ODP from 2003-2007 … Holds the 300 and 600 meters indoor track records at Whitman-Hanson.
Personal: Born on February 25, 1991 … Daughter of Bob and Melissa Mewis … Has a younger sister Samantha who plays soccer at UCLA …The two sisters played on the same Under-17 WWC team in 2008 and the Under-20 WWC team in the summer of 2010 … Enrolled in the Lynch School of Education.
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