Meg Root

Player Name
Meg Root


  • Date of Birth: 11/30/1999
  • Hometown: Arcade, NY
  • High School: Pioneer Central High School
  • College: Syracuse University (2018-2022), University of South Florida (2022-2024)
  • Nickname: Meg, Meggy, Meg Root
  • Youth Soccer Club: WNY Flash
  • Memorable Youth Coach: Alex Sahlen
  • Favorite Athlete: Megan Rapinoe
  • Favorite Soccer Team: Gotham FC
  • Favorite Soccer Player: Tobin Heath
  • Favorite Number: 24
  • Other Sports: N/A
  • Best Advice Ever Given: Be humble and make sure people know they are appreciated
  • Favorite TV Show: Stranger Things or How To Get Away With Murder
  • Instagram: @meghan_root
  • Favorite Place to Eat in Rochester: n/a
  • Hidden Talent: I can juggle with my hands
  • Pets: Dog- Daisy, Cat- Hunter
  • Dinner With 3 Famous People: Lin Manuel Miranda, Taylor Swift, Tom Holland
  • Awards: 


NCAA Jim McKay Postgraduate Scholarship Recipient (2022) 

ACC Postgraduate Scholarship Recipient (2022)

ACC Female Scholar Athlete, Syracuse University (2021/22) 

Syracuse University Soladay Award Winner (2021/22) 

CoSIDA Academic All-District Team (2021/22)

All-ACC Academic Team (2019/20, 2020/21, 2021/22)

ACC Honor Roll (2018/19, 2019/20, 2020/21)

Athletic Director's Honor Roll (2018/19, 2019/20, 2020/21)

Syracuse Women's Soccer 'Cuse Award Recipient (2019/20, 2021/22)


  • Career Plans After Soccer/School: Grad School at USF in the Vinik Sport and Entertainment Management Program! 
  • How has soccer changed your life: It's given me my most meaningful relationships, for sure.


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