BALTIMORE, MD -- Former Washington College lacrosse player and two-time first-team All-American Matt Wilson '89 will be inducted into the US Lacrosse Greater Baltimore Chapter Hall of Fame on January 23rd. Wilson, who was inducted into the Washington College Hall of Fame in 2003, was an outstanding defenseman for the Shoremen and helped lead them to four consecutive NCAA Division III Tournament berths. Following graduation, he continued his lacrosse career as a professional player.
Wilson was named the NCAA Division III Defenseman of the year in 1988, the first of two consecutive years that he was named to the USILA's All-America first team. Wilson also represented Washington College in the annual North-South Senior All-Star Game in 1989. During Wilson's four years playing for the Shoremen, the team posted a record of 45-20.
Wilson went on two play in the Major Indoor Lacrosse League for six years - two each with Pittsburgh, Baltimore, and Philadelphia. He also played with the Mt. Washington Field Lacrosse Club from 1991 through 2007 and received two invitations to try out for the U.S. National Team.
In addition to his prowess on the lacrosse field, Wilson was also a standout basketball player at Washington College, starting at power forward and playing for two teams that competed in the NCAA Division III Tournament.