Mike Tagliaferri
Position:
Midfield

Hometown:
Danville, Calif.

High School:
San Ramon Valley '12

College:
North Carolina

High school honors:
US Lacrosse All-American (2011); East Bay Player of the Year (2011); League MVP (2011); All-League (2009, 2010, 2011)

Other high school sports:
football

Favorite lacrosse player:
Max Seibald

Best advice received from a coach:
"Never back down from any challenge."


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What are your strengths as a player?
Versatility, dodging and speed.

What should every player at your position know?
Every middie should be able to get up and down in transition and sell out every time they step onto the field, whether it's offense or defense.

Favorite on-field practice drill?
I love doing transition drills where the offense is man-up such as 3v2 4v3.

Best lacrosse moment from your career?
Winning an NCS (California regional) Championship in my final year of high school.

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