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42 Mikey Herring
Mikey  Herring


Dedham, Mass.

High School:
Avon Old Farms School (Conn.)

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 170


“The instinctual grasp of the game of lacrosse witnessed in Mikey is exceptional.  He comprehends and thrives in both the schematic designs as well as the non-scripted situations.  Such a keen sense is invaluable and makes Mikey a versatile weapon in Sean Kirwan’s arsenal.  There is stiff competition for starting positions, but Mikey can provide a jolt at both the attack and midfield positions.”  

• Appeared in 12 of UVA's 15 games
• Saw most of his time on UVA's extra-man offense
• Scored four goals and dished out five assists
• Tallied five points on one goal and four assists against Cleveland State
• Scored one goal against High Point, Robert Morris and Duke

• Appeared in nine of UVA's 15 games
• Scored one goal and dished out three assists in his collegiate debut at Drexel
• Four-year letterwinner in lacrosse
• Three-year starter
• Member of the 2012, 2014 and 2015 Founder League champions
• Member of the 2015 Western New England champions
• First-team All-Founders League at attack
• First-team All-New England at attack
• George A. Murray Award winner in 2015 for Avon Old Farms’ most outstanding athlete
• Scored 31 goals and had 47 assists in 2014
• Was a 2013 and 2014 Under Armour All-Star
• Team captain in 2015.
• Also played football and basketball
• Was high school lacrosse teammates with fellow UVA second-year Theo Dol
• Also was a three-year varsity letterwinner in football, starting for two seasons at safety
• On the honor roll at Avon Old Farms
• Also attended The Noble and Greenough School and played varsity lacrosse as an eighth grader

• Son of Michael and Deborah Herring
• Has one brother, Jonathan, and one sister, Cameron
• Father, Michael, played lacrosse at Dartmouth
• Is 25 percent Native American. His paternal grandmother hails from the Onondaga tribe in Syracuse, N.Y.



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