Megan Giesen
Megan Giesen
Title: Assistant Coach
Year: Second Year
Alma Mater: Buffalo, 2015

Entering her third year as an assistant coach with the Youngstown State women's soccer program is Megan Giesen.

Last season, Geisen was instrumental in guiding Marissa Martin to a position change that produced impressive results. Martin, a defender for two seasons, led the team with seven goals and ranked second with 14 total points. She was also named All-Horizon League Second-Team.

Larsen Murvin, a defender, was named to the All-Freshman Team after appearing in 15 matches and recording two assists.

The Penguins scored 19 goals and added 18 assists, the fifth most in a single-season, for a total of 56 points.

Giesen joined the YSU staff in 2015, when the Penguins won seven games, the second most in a season in school history. The Guins also played 11 one-goal games out of 18 contests during the campaign.

Giesen was a four-year letterwinner at Buffalo from 2011-14 and appeared in 77 matches during her career. She also started 56 times and was named to the Mid-American Conference's All-Freshman Team in 2011.

During her career, she scored four goals and four assists for a total of 12 points and took 67 shots. She scored two goals with an assist during her freshman season and had two goals as a junior.

She also helped the Bulls to the 2014 MAC regular-season and tournament championships with a 16-3-3 record and a berth to the NCAA Regional Tournament.

Giesen also served on UB's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee for four years and was named to the Executive Board as the Secretary Officer as a senior.

Giesen graduated with a bachelor's degree in health and human services from Buffalo in 2015.