Cardinal I and II Eights each take fifth
Cardinal competed in final group against No. 1 USC and No. 2 California
Cardinal I Eight picks up pair of wins
Cardinal eight nabs wins over Clemson, Northeastern and Oklahoma
Cardinal women open 2013 spring campaign
Olympics: Represented the United States and finished fifth in the women's quad at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.
International Competition:Competed in the single sculls at the 2010 World Rowing Championships in New Zealand, finishing 10th overall.2012: Took year off to train for the 2012 Olympics ... finished second in the women's single scull at U.S. trials.
2011: Won bronze at the NCAA Championships and silver at the Pac-10 Championships with the Cardinal I Eight ... recorded an undefeated weekend at the
2010: Member of the varsity eight finishing second at the Pac-10 Championships and fifth at the NCAA championships.
2009: Member of the 2009 NCAA Division I National Champion Rowing Team ... finished first at the NCAA National Championships and the Pac-10s in the varsity eight ... member of the Stanford Sub-6:50 2k Erg Club.
High School: Won a gold medal for the United States in the Women's Quad at the Under-23 World Championships in 2007 in Strathclyde, Scotland-- the first U.S. women's openweight sculling gold medal at a world championship ... alternate for the 2007 U.S. Senior Women's National Team ... finished second in the women's quad and third in the women's double at 2007 USRowing Elite Nationals ... rowed for Holy Names Academy as well as for Lake Union Crew and Pocock Elite Sculling Team ... won a bronze medal in the Women's Single at the 2006 Junior World Championships--the first international sculling medal for an American junior ... captured titles in the Intermediate Women's Single and Senior Women's Single at the 2006 USRowing Nationals ...won a gold medal in the Women's Single at the 2006 U.S. Junior Nationals ... member of the U.S. Junior Development Can-Am-Mex Team in 2005 ... won a gold medal in the Women's Intermediate Four and Women's Intermediate Eight at the 2005 USRowing Nationals ... stroked the Holy Names Academy women's four that finished second at 2005 USRowing Youth Nationals ... National Merit semifinalist ... AP scholar ... member National Honor Society.
Personal: Born in Seattle, Wash. ... parents are Ed Meyer and Carol Nagy ... has one younger brother, Tavi ... major is undecided ... contemplating career as surgeon or oncologist ... enjoys racing cyclocross, hiking and cooking.
Getting to Know Lindsay Meyer:
|Parents||Ed Meyer and Carol Nagy|
|Contemplated Profession||Surgeon, Oncologist|
|Other hobbies outside of Stanford||Cyclocross, cooking|
|I was introduced to rowing by||My mom|
|The thing I love most about rowing is:||The racing|
|The thing I love most about sports is:||Competition and camaraderie|
|My favorite food is||Pizza or steak|
|Favorite TV Show||CSI|
|Favorite Movie||Juno, Shakespeare in Love|
|My favorite professional/Olympic athlete is||Simone Edwards|
|If I could spend a day with anyone, it would be:||Jon Stewart|
|I am most thankful in my life for||My family and all of the friends I have made throughout the years|
|My parents were right when they told me||I would turn out like them someday|
|The reason I chose Stanford||The academics and the laid back atmosphere|
|If I were not a collegiate rower I would be:||Bored. Just kidding! I would probably get into Cyclocross racing more|
|Favorite Sports Team||The Seattle Storm|
|Favorite Book||A Thousand Splendid Suns|
|The Place I'd Most Like To Visit||Australia and New Zealand|
|Favorite Type Of Music||Almost anything|
|My Greatest Athletic Achievement||Summiting Mt. Rainier with my dad for my 16th birthday|