17 - Megan Spehar
Megan Spehar
Year: Senior
Hometown: Thousand Oaks, CA
High School: Thousand Oaks H.S.
Position: P/INF
2007: Was the Pioneers ace pitcher, tossing a team-leading 147 innings in 24 appearances....Posted a 10-12 record while making 22 starts...Was fifth in the Northeast Conference with a 2.43 ERA and sixth in innings pitched....Posted 152 strikeouts, third most in the league...Was tied for fourth in the league with 16 complete games...Posted at least 10 strikeouts in six different games...Struck out a career high 14 in nine-inning complete game against Saint Francis (PA) on May 5...Finished the season ranked fourth in SHU history in career strikeouts with 299...Hit .236 with nine RBI, four doubles, a triple and a home run. 2006: Appeared in every game as either a pitcher of position player...Made 15 starts on the mound, the most of any Pioneer pitcher...Compiled a 6-10 record, the most wins on the staff...In 93.2 innings pitched, posted a 2.77 ERA....Led the team in strikeouts with 87...Tossed nine complete games and three shutouts...Named NEC Pitched of the Week for May 1st after firing a complete game shutout against Wagner...As a hitter, was second on the team in at bats (147) and doubles (12)...Piled up 29 hits and 10 RBI. 2005: Pitched in 13 games, making seven starts...Posted a 6-4 record, best on the team, and a team best 2.64 ERA...Threw four complete games an 61 total innings...Struck a team leading 60 batters...Had the lowest batting average against of any pitcher on the squad, a .205 mark. Before Sacred Heart: Attended Thousand Oaks High School where she was a four-year letter-winner in softball as well as a scholar athlete. Earned second team all-Marmonte League honors in both her freshman and sophomore being named to the first team all-Marmonte League in her junior and senior seasons. She was a member of the 2001 CIF championship team, and in 2003 she earned team most valuable player honors along with being a second team all-CIF selection. She was also named to the 2004 Dailey News City All-Star team. Personal: Daughter of Amy Spehar, she has two sisters, Mandy and Erin. Her favorite sports Her favorite sports teams are the L.A. Dodgers and the L.A. Lakers. Her favorite book is The Notebook. Her favorite movies are Save the Last Dance and Pretty Woman and her favorite television shows are Friends and The Bachelor. Her favorite food is french fries and brownies and caramel ice cream. She considers her mother to be her role model.