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 lakeNatoma Invitational.
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:
Ed Meyer and Carol Nagy
Other hobbies outside of Stanford
I was introduced to rowing by
The thing I love most about rowing is:
The thing I love most about sports is:
Competition and camaraderie
My favorite food is
Pizza or steak
Favorite TV Show
Juno, Shakespeare in Love
My favorite professional/Olympic athlete is
If I could spend a day with anyone, it would be:
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
A Thousand Splendid Suns
The Place I'd Most Like To Visit
Australia and New Zealand
Favorite Type Of Music
My Greatest Athletic Achievement
Summiting Mt. Rainier with my dad for my 16th birthday