Hilary Meyer - 1995 Lacrosse

 

´╗┐Hilary Meyer was Wayland High's starting goalie for three seasons of varsity field hockey and four seasons of varsity lacrosse before graduating in 1995. She even added a season of junior varsity ice hockey as a goalie, her senior year with the newly formed Wayland-Weston program.

Meyer received numerous awards during her high school sports career, starting with Rookie of the Year honors in both field hockey and lacrosse. She won the Wayland Boosters Award in field hockey and lacrosse and was named the winner of the Christie Spoerling Award in lacrosse.

Meyer, who made over 1000 career saves in lacrosse, was either a co-captain or tri-captain in both sports her senior year and was the school's Defensive MVP in field hockey, ice hockey, and lacrosse. In addition, Meyer, who was an all-star for the Middlesex News, Boston Herald and Boston Globe, was a Dual County League All-Star every season she played a varsity sport. She was a second team All-American in lacrosse her senior year.

Meyer went on to play four varsity seasons of field hockey and lacrosse at Colgate University where she accumulated numerous honors in both sports. She graduated from Colgate in 1999 and added a law degree from Rutgers Law School in 2005.

Meyer currently runs the Fair Courts Project at Lambda Legal, headquartered in New York City. Lambda Legal is a nonprofit civil rights organization advocating through impact litigation and public education for the rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexual and transgender people, as well as those with HIV.

Meyer credits former Wayland girls lacrosse coach Laurie Griffin, former Wayland field hockey coach Diane Stratton, Wayland High athletic trainer Chris Brown, former Colgate field hockey and lacrosse coach Cathy Foto, and her father for positively impacting her life in general and her athletic career in particular.