Sterlyn Ardrey ‘18 Recruiting Profile

  • Mccallie School
  • Charlotte, NC
  • Men's Lacrosse
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Sterlyn Ardrey's Men's Lacrosse Recruiting Profile
Club:
Nation United Lacrosse
Height:
5'11"
Weight:
165
Age:
20
Prim. Position:
Midfield
Total Years Playing Experience
5

Personal Statement

McCallie School is one of the best academic schools in the country. When I graduate, I'll continue my education at a competitive university while playing lacrosse for a top program. As a freshman boarding student, I learned the importance of being responsible, humble, and persistent in all that I do. The most challenging thing for me was balancing my study time with athletic responsibilities and social life.  Although I improved as the year went on, there is still progress to be made.  I am fully committed to becoming the best student-athlete I can be and now understand that it's all a process.

Our sports programs are very competitive!  I play local club lacrosse and worked out daily during the fall. It gives me a chance to play with guys from the previous year's varsity team prior to basketball season.  I spend winter on the basketball court as a point guard.  We had a great 2014-2015 season and I learned a lot about the sport from some really good coaches and even more about myself as a person. When the spring rolls around, I'm ready to hit the lacrosse field.  Last year, I was a little unsure of myself during tryouts so I worked out for the JV coaches. After our scrimmage the Varsity Head Coach, Troy Kemp, told me that I would play for him.  It was an awesome experience.  I was given a fair amount of playing time and was the only Freshman to letter in lacrosse this season.  We ended the season with a record of 19-2 and state championship.  Although we didn't get a "W", the highlight of the season was probably our game against Landon in Maryland.  It was a tough game but they beat us 14-9.  We'll probably play them again in 2016.  Over 15 of our players committed to universities last year.  Most of which were to D1 schools.  We ended the season ranked #1 in Tennessee, #3 in the region, and in the top 20 nationally according to MaxPreps. I played on the second and third midfield lines and scored against some top tier teams.  My coaches and trainers also helped me increase my shooting speed to 95 mph with my right hand and 90 mph with my left.  My 40 time is less than 5 seconds and I believe 4.5 seconds is within reach.  My 5-10-5 was recently timed at 4.3 seconds.  Finally, in addition to playing in all of the Varsity games, I was able to play in most of the JV games and earned Offensive Most Valuable Player.  Honestly, I couldn't have imagined a better Freshman season.

My summer travel team, Team 24/7, typically plays tough competition.  This season we competed in UpLax, MadLax, Long Island LaxFest, and the Philly Invitation Showcase. We played as team and won games against a number of really good clubs including Rough Riders (MD), Tomahawks (NY), Titanium Lacrosse (OH), and MadLax (MD). We played against Long Island Express, 3D-Tristate, and Team Carolina also. I competed in the 2015 Brine All-America Classic and was selected for the National All-Star Team.  

Due to my travel study schedule, this is the first summer that I haven't been able to volunteer as a Mentor and Coach for the 1sTouch Youth Development Program.  It's one of the ways I try to get involved in the community. Volunteering is important to me because I am able to teach younger kids how to play the sport that I enjoy while helping them develop good character.    

I always look forward to returning to school. This year is no different. I have something to prove. Last year wasn’t a good representation of who I am as a student. Although my grades improved as the year went on, I didn't achieve my academic goals. This will be a much better academic year for me and I'm eager to get things going. I've adjusted to the transition from middle school to a really academically challenging high school and have a better understanding of what it takes to be successful as a boarding student. I know my experience at McCallie is helping to prepare me to be the best possible student-athlete in college.

 

 

Athletics

High School Information

  • Years w/ Varsity:
  • 1 year
  • 2015 Junior Varsity Team
  • Starter - Jersey: #18
  • Individual Awards:
    Offensive MVP
  • Team Awards:
    Conference Champs
  • 2015 Varsity Team
  • Jersey: #18
  • Individual Awards:
    Only Freshman to letter varsity
  • Team Awards:
    Ranked 15th national by MaxPreps, Ranked 15th national by Ma, State Champs, Regional 3rd Place, Sectional Champs, Conference Champs

Club Information

  • Seasons of Club Experience:
  • 3 seasons
  • 2018 Nation United Lacrosse (Elite )
  • 2015 LB3 Lacrosse (National Team) (2018 National Team)
  • Notes: Upcoming Tournaments: 10/31/2015 - 11/1/2015 Legacy Fall Super 8 Showcase in Lancaster MA,
  • 2015 Team 24/7 (HS Select)
  • Notes: CATAWBA CLASSIC JUNE 13-14 Rock Hill, SC LI LAX FEST JUNE 20-21 Farmingdale, NY UPLAX JUNE 25-26 Baltimore, MD MADLAX CAPITAL CLASSIC JUNE 27-28 Baltimore, MD PHILLY SUMMER INVITATIONAL JULY 11-12 Downington, PA

Coach References

  • High School Head Coach
  • Troy Kemp
  • Travel / Club Coach
  • Ryan Flanagan
  • Travel / Club Coach
  • Liam Banks
  • Club Coach
  • Chazz Woodson

Additional Sports

  • Basketball
  • F
  • 3 Years
  • Freshman Team
  • Position: Point Guard

Academics

Grades

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High School Information

High School:
Mccallie School
State:
TENNESSEE
Enrollment:
889
Phone:
(423) 624-8300

Academic Accomplishments

Registered with the NCAA Eligibility Center?
Yes

Awards, Achievements and Activities

  • Activity
    • -- Art/Photography
  • Activity
    • Young Life - Chattanooga
  • Activity
    • 1sTouch Youth Development Program The Diversity In Lacrosse Initiative
  • Activity
    • Nation United Lacrosse Club - Inspiring Diversity - Ambassador
  • Activity
    • Dorm Resident Assistant --

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Statistics

Statistic 2015 Varsity Te
Assists 1
Shots on goal 14
Goals 5
Groundballs 8
Games Played 10
Record 19-2
 

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