HIGH SCHOOL: Was a four-year letter winner in lacrosse as a goalie ... Helped her team to a pair of district titles and a second place regional finish ... Was selected as the Ponte Vedra HS Female Student-Athlete of the Year in 2012 ... Was a two-time US Lacrosse Academic All-American ... Was a three-time North Florida FHSAA first team selection ... Was named the 2011 Most Valuable Defensive Player and 2010 Most Valuable Player for PVHS ... Was a three-time Academic Excellence Award winner ... Received numerous academic awards for History, Algebra and Biotechnology ... Was a member of the National Math, Science, English and Latin Honor Societies ... Was the founder and president of the Biotech Club, president of the Science Honor Society and an officer of the Senior Women's Club ... Was a volunteer at Camp Promise in St. Johns, Fla., which is a camp dedicated to assisting disabled and autistic children.
PERSONAL:Full name is Whitney Marie Meyers … Was born on February 7, 1994, in Bellevue, Wash. … Parents are Mindy and Dave Meyers … Has one sister, Samantha (10), and one brother, Dave (23) … Her brother played lacrosse at Rollins College from 2008-11 ... Is an Integrative Health Science major.
WHY STETSON: "Stetson is close to my hometowns, is starting a new Division I lacrosse program, has good academics and a major that I am interested in."
HOBBIES: Wake boarding, spending time with family and friends.
GOALS: "Ihope to play lacrosse all four years and help strengthen the program at Stetson. I plan on graduating with honors and, hopefully, go to medical school."