written by: Zanne Lamb-Hunt
Erik Holt was born in Buffalo, New York but moved to Annapolis with his family when he was about seven years old. “So, I pretty much grew up in Annapolis. It’s a Lacrosse Mecca! Baseball is like a bad word there.”
His home was across from the water so his summer morning routine in high school was to wake up before sunrise “and go jump on a boat with some buddies, go water skiing right past the Naval Academy, be at the dock at 7:30 and to work by 8:00 a.m.”
He was an All-American Football player who “did okay as a lacrosse player, too. I had one of those big file boxes of letters for football and another one for lacrosse.” Erik admits it was tough to decide which sport to choose when it was recruitment time.
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