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#1 Margo Savage
Position: Goalkeeper
Height: 5'6"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Virginia Beach, Va.
High School: Princess Anne
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As a senior:

  • Selected to play in NFHCA Division I Senior Game
  • Named CAA Player of the Week (Nov. 1)
  • Started in all 19 games for the season 
  • Earned a career high of 15 saves in a 1-2 loss to Northeastern
  • Went 8-9 with three shutouts and a .722 save percentage
  • JMU Dean's List Fall 2011
  • CAA Commissioner's Academic Award
  • JMU Athletic Director Scholar-Athlete

As a junior:

  • JMU Athletic Director Scholar-Athlete
  • Appeared in 17 games, starting 15 of them
  • Made her first career start in goal for the Dukes against Rutgers in the season opener
  • Posted her first career shutout in a 6-0 win over Rutgers
  • Went 9-6 with four shutouts and a 1.41 goals against average
  • CAA Commissioner's Academic Award

As a sophomore:

  • Did not see any game action in 2009

As a freshman:

  • Redshirted true freshman season
  • JMU Athletic Director Scholar-Athlete

High School: 

  • JV MVP Coaches' Award and named Varsity MVP as a sophomore
  • All-State Second Team and All-Beach District First Team as a junior goalkeeper
  • Made All-Eastern Region First Team and All-Tidewater First Team in 2006 and 2007
  • Two time goalkeeper for the Beach District All-Tournament Team
  • All-State First Team goalkeeper and named Beach Player of the Year as a senior
  • Her Club U-19 Team competed in the National Indoor Tournament and tied for first place in the National Field Hockey Festival in '06 and was the '07 runner-up
  • UNC Team Camp All Star
  • JMU Team Camp MVP and Futures selectee
  • Duke University Team Camp All Star Team
  • Named Athlete of the Year and Best All Around Female as a freshman
  • Varsity football starting kicker her junior year





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Getting to know Margo Savage


Why did you choose JMU?

I chose JMU because I loved the team and the girls seemed to have a lot of fun.


What are your goals for this year?

I want to work as hard as I can and challenge the people in front of me and earn playing time.


What is your major/minor and why did you choose it?

I am undecided as of now, but I think I want to be an Art minor.


What are your favorite things to do off the field?

I love to hang out with my roommates and shop.


What is your favorite field hockey moment?

My favorite would have to be when we beat UVA in overtime last year.


What is the best class you have taken at JMU?

Probably GEIC because it was a class full of athletes and our professor Cannie Campbell was awesome.


Where is your favorite place you have visited and where would you like to visit?

I really want to visit New Zealand.


What is something that most people do not know about you?

I played was the starting place kicker for my high school football team.


What do you want to do after college?

I want to travel all over the world.


What is your most prized possession?

The picture of my family that is in my dorm room.


Where is your favorite place to eat on the campus of JMU?

MRS. GREENS! I have it everyday for lunch.


Do you have any unique talents?

I can do the worm.


What is the best advice you have received?

It doesn't matter how many times you fall down, it matters how many times you get back up.


What advice would you give a prospective recruit?

Find a school that you can call home.


Who or what is your favorite...

Food? Steamed Broccoli

TV show? The City

Movie? The Notebook

Book? And Then There Were None

Athlete? Michelle Akers