19 Willa McGough
Willa McGough
  • Height:
    5'5"
  • Year:
    2024
  • Hometown:
    Plainfield, N.H.
  • High School:
    Kimball Union Academy
  • Position:
    M
  • Major:
    Neuroscience
  • Pronunciation:
    WILL-uh MICK-goff
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Bio

Collegiate Career Honors:
  • 2021 NEWMAC Academic All-Conference
2022:
  • Saw action in 14 games earning nine starts as a junior
  • Scored first career goal against Curry on Sept. 28
  • Took 14 shots placing eight on goal
2021: 
  • Appeared in eleven matches while earning one start as a sophomore
  • Made her collegeiate debut on September 30th against Simmons. Secured an assist on September 8th against Suffolk
2020:
  • Did not participate due to Covid-19 Pandemic

Before Wellesley:
  • Attended Kimball Union Academy, and graduated in 2020.
  • Was a two-sport athlete in soccer and alpine skiing.
  • Helped guide Girls Varsity Soccer team to a Class C NEPSAC Championship as a freshman in 2016.
  • Helped guide the alpine ski team to third place in the Lakes Region Giant Slalom Championship, and second place in the Lakes Region Slalom Championship.
  • Was captain of the alpine ski team during my senior year.
  • Was named a Lakes Region All-Star in soccer during my senior year.
Personal:
  • Also a member of the Wellesley College lacrosse team
  • Daughter of Kate Whybrow and David McGough
  • Two siblings, Chase and Gavin
  • Mother, Kate Whybrow, rowed Crew at Williams College. 
  • Born in Geneva, NY
  • Grew up in Plainfield, NH on a small farm, has dairy and beef cows, goats, chickens, and dogs
Why Wellesley?
  • Chose Wellesley because I loved the culture and the team was so welcoming during my visits. There are many opportunities I will be able to embrace at Wellesley through study abroad programs, the location, research opportunities, and being able to play soccer.

Player Profile

Recent Games
Oct 8 WPI T, 0-0
Oct 11 at MIT L, 1-0
Oct 19 Babson L, 2-1
Oct 22 Emerson T, 0-0
Oct 26 at Wheaton T, 1-1
Oct 29 at Mount Holyoke W, 3-1
  Overall Conf
Games 14 9
Games started 9 5
Goals 1 0
Assists 0 0
Points 2 0
Shots 14 5
Shot Pct .071 .000
Penalty kicks 0-0 0-0
Game-winning goals 0 0
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts sh pct pk gw
Sep 1 Simmons W, 2-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 7 at Endicott L, 1-0 - 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 10 at Suffolk W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 3 .000 0-0 0
Sep 14 Lesley W, 3-1 - - - - - - - -
Sep 17 Coast Guard L, 1-0 - - - - - - - -
Sep 21 at Framingham St. W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Sep 24 at Springfield L, 1-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 28 Curry W, 3-0 1 1 0 2 3 .333 0-0 0
Oct 1 at Smith L, 3-1 0 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 5 Clark L, 2-1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 8 WPI T, 0-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 11 at MIT L, 1-0 1 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Oct 19 Babson L, 2-1 - 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 22 Emerson T, 0-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 26 at Wheaton T, 1-1 - 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 29 at Mount Holyoke W, 3-1 - 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0

Career Stats - Game

  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
2021-22 11 1 .00 .09 .09 .82 .000 .45 .556
2022-23 14 9 .07 .00 .14 1.00 .071 .57 .571
Total 25 10 .04 .04 .12 .92 .043 .52 .565

Career Stats - Season

  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
2021-22 11 1 0 1 1 9 .000 5 .556 0 0 0-0 0
2022-23 14 9 1 0 2 14 .071 8 .571 0 0 0-0 0
Total 25 10 1 1 3 23 .043 13 .565 0 0 0-0 0

Splits Stats - Game

    gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
Event Total 14 9 .07 .00 .14 1.00 .071 .57 .571
Conference 9 5 .00 .00 .00 .56 .000 .22 .400
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
Location Home 6 5 .17 .00 .33 1.00 .167 .67 .667
Away 8 4 .00 .00 .00 1.00 .000 .50 .500
Neutral - - - - - - - - -
Result Wins 5 4 .20 .00 .40 1.80 .111 1.20 .667
Losses 6 3 .00 .00 .00 .50 .000 .17 .333
Month September 6 5 .17 .00 .33 1.67 .100 1.00 .600
October 8 4 .00 .00 .00 .50 .000 .25 .500

Splits Stats - Season

    gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Event Total 14 9 1 0 2 14 .071 8 .571 0 0 0-0 0
Conference 9 5 0 0 0 5 .000 2 .400 0 0 0-0 0
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
Location Home 6 5 1 0 2 6 .167 4 .667 0 0 0-0 0
Away 8 4 0 0 0 8 .000 4 .500 0 0 0-0 0
Neutral - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
Result Wins 5 4 1 0 2 9 .111 6 .667 0 0 0-0 0
Losses 6 3 0 0 0 3 .000 1 .333 0 0 0-0 0
Month September 6 5 1 0 2 10 .100 6 .600 0 0 0-0 0
October 8 4 0 0 0 4 .000 2 .500 0 0 0-0 0