Robin Nye Wood
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Robyn Nye Wood was inducted as a truly great player. Following an All-American career at Downingtown (Pa.) High School, Wood became a two-time first team collegiate All-American at Virginia. As co-captain in 1991, she led the Cavaliers to the NCAA national championship and was named the IWLCA’s Defensive Player of the Year. She was also selected to the NCAA’s All-Tournament Team in 1991, and chosen as UVA’s most valuable athlete. Wood was named to the ACC’s 50th Anniversary Team in 2002, and had her jersey (#24) retired at UVA in 2012.
After college, she was a club participant in the Philadelphia Women’s Lacrosse Association for 10 seasons, and also a member of the U.S. Women’s National Team Program from 1991 to 1997. Wood played on the 1997 U.S. World Cup Team that captured gold in Japan. She served as an alternate for the U.S. Touring Team to Australia in 1992, and as a member of the squad that hosted Wales in 1995. She has previously been inducted to the Downingtown Area High School Hall of Fame and the US Lacrosse Charlottesville Chapter’s Hall of Fame.