Cherie Greer Brown
Hall of Fame|
CollegeUniversity of Virginia
Inducted as a truly great player, Greer was a three-time collegiate All-American and the NCAA Division I Defensive Player of the Year in 1994, the same season that she also led the nation in scoring with 61 goals and 18 assists. During her career, the Cavaliers won two NCAA championships (1991, 1993) while Greer earned first team All-America honors in 1992, 1993, and 1994. In recognition of her outstanding career, she became the first lacrosse player to have her jersey retired at the University of Virginia.
After college, Greer was a 14-year club player and received the Beth Allen Award at the US Lacrosse Women’s Division National Tournament (2000). She was a member of the 1993, 1997, 2001 and 2005 U.S. Women’s World Cup teams, winning three world championships. She was named the most outstanding player of the championship game in the 1997 and 2001 World Cups. In 2000, she was named a member of the Lacrosse Magazine All-Century Team. Greer has also been inducted into the US Lacrosse Philadelphia/Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter Hall of Fame, the US Lacrosse Charlottesville Chapter Hall of Fame, and the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame. She also received the Tewaaraton Legends Award in 2017.