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Athlete Spotlight Mairead Erhardt

By MHSFHA , 03/08/18, 7:45PM EST


Mairead Erhardt, captain of the 2016 and 2017 field hockey teams, led the River Rats to the Division 1 League Championship and State Championship in her final season.

Athlete Spotlight: Mairead Erhardt

Erhardt carries the ball versus rival Pioneer

Erhardt carries the ball versus rival Pioneer

The graduation of Mairead, a four year varsity field hockey athlete with Division 1 abilities, will leave a big hole in the middle of the Huron field next year.
Mairead will attend Washington and Lee University in the fall and will join the Generals on the pitch as they compete to improve on last season’s NCAA Division lll Tournament first round win. Washington and Lee University provides a liberal arts education that develops students’capacity to think freely, critically, and humanely and to conduct themselves with honor, integrity, and civility. This excerpt from their mission statement could easily be parsed and used to
describe Mairead.  Mairead got involved in field hockey when she was in third grade. She followed her older sister Keeley into the sport and fell in love with the game.  

When you scroll through this list of activities and accomplishments you will no doubt recognize what we know, that Mairead Erhardt is an exceptional young woman with many gifts.

Mairead Erhardt Fast Facts:

College Commitment  Washington and Lee University

Field Hockey Accomplishments:  MHSFHA All State (2015, 2016 & 2017) 4 year varsity letter winner, Team Captain (2016 & 2017), USAFH National Futures Tournament (2014 & 2017), Level 1 Futures Training (2015-2017), National Club Championship 2016 & 2017, Member of #6 Ranked Pinnacle Field Hockey U19 Team

Additional Achievements:  Huron Varsity Lacrosse (2015-2017), Team Captain (2016 & 2017), All Conference (2015-2017), Varsity Ice Hockey (2015 & 2016)

Academic Achievements:  National Honor Society, MHSAA Leadership Conference, Neutral Zone Diversity Forum

Volunteer:  Ann Arbor United Way Varsity Letter (completion of at least 170 hours of community service in award year, 2015- 2017), Peer Educator Safe House Center Teen Voice, Ann Arbor Community Foundation Youth Council Board Member, Service Trip with FUMC (2016 & 2017)