Michael Ehrhardt

#24 WHIPSNAKES LSM

 

   

HOMETOWN: WESTBURY, NY

ALMA MATER: MARYLAND

Why I Use STX

You shouldn't have to worry about your equipment when playing and that's the comfort STX products give you. They have set the standard for lacrosse equipment, and I am thankful to be using STX gear again.

Accolades

  • 2019 PLL Champion
  • 2019 PLL LSM of the Year
  • 2019 PLL All-Star
  • 2018 FIL World Champion (Team USA) 
  • 2018 FIL All-World Team 
  • 2018 FIL World Championship MVP
  • 2018 FIL World Championship Most Outstanding Defenseman
  • 2014 USILA First Team All-American 
  • 2013 USILA Second Team All-American

MIKE'S SETUP

  1. STX scti alloy defense handle
  2. STX Lacrosse Hammer Omega Head
    Hammer Omega™ Head
    $134.00 - $184.00
  3. STX Lacrosse Surgeon RZR Gloves
  4. STX Lacrosse Rival Helmet
  5. STX Lacrosse Cell IV Elbow Pads

Q&A

Q.  HOW OLD WERE YOU WHEN YOU STARTED PLAYING?

A.  I first picked up a stick in 4th grade. My cousins, Bobby and Kevin, taught me how to play in my backyard.

Q.  WHO WAS YOUR FAVORITE ATHLETE (ANY SPORT) GROWING UP?

A.  Derek Jeter

Q.  WHAT WAS YOUR PLAY HUGE MOMENT IN YOUR CAREER?

A.  Winning the 2018 FIL World Championships for Team USA in Israel.

Q.  WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE MOVIE?

A.  Billy Madison

Q.  WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE TO A YOUNGER VERSION OF YOURSELF?

A.  Be more confident in yourself and trust your athletic abilities. Don’t be afraid to make mistakes.

Q.  WHO IS ONE PERSON YOU (PAST OR PRESENT) WITH WHOM YOU’D LIKE TO HAVE DINNER?

A.  Jamal Adams

Q.  WHAT’S THE ONE THING YOU’D LIKE TO SEE CHANGED IN YOUR SPORT?

A.  I love how the college game adapted the shot clock, but for the overall game, I would like to see changes to the faceoff.

Q.  WHO’S YOUR FAVORITE TEAMMATE YOU’VE EVER PLAYED WITH?

A.  I have so many, but I'd have to go with John Haus

Q.  WHO IS OR WAS THE MOST INFLUENTIAL PERSON IN HELPING YOU ON YOUR WAY TO BECOMING A PROFESSIONAL ATHLETE?

A.  My mother and father

Q.  DESCRIBE YOUR PLAYING STYLE IN THREE WORDS.

A.  Hustle, Tough, Fearless

Q.  WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE EXERCISE OR DRILL TO DO WHILE YOU’RE TRAINING AND WHY?

A.  Love working with the ladder and cone drills. You can never get enough footwork as a defenseman.

Q.  WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE PRE-GAME MEAL?

A.  Grilled chicken, pasta and veggies.

Q.  TELL US YOUR FAVORITE MOTIVATIONAL QUOTE.

A.  "Every day is game day" – Joel White

Q.  IF YOU COULD PLAY ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD, WHERE WOULD IT BE?

A.  Byrd Stadium in College Park, MD. No other place I would rather play.

FROM THE BLOG

 

11.01.19

WHAT'S IN MY BAG: PLL WHIPSNAKES MIKE EHRHARDT 

Get a look inside Whipsnakes defender Mike Ehrhardt's gear bag and find out what makes the 2018 FIL Championship MVP tick. Plus, the University of Maryland alum talks trying out the new Hammer Omega head for the inaugural PLL season: