Herring comes to VMI after playing four years at the University of Virginia. While at UVA, Herring started his junior and senior years at the offensive midfield position. During his four years the UVA teams accumulated 44 wins. As a senior the Cavaliers went on to win an ACC championship, their first since 2010, en route to claiming the national title, beating Yale for their first national championship since 2011.
During Herring’s time at UVA he accumulated 80 points, 34 goals and 46 assists. In 2018, he was second on the team in assists with 18. Herring also was awarded the Class of 1986 Unsung Hero Award for the 2018 season.
He earned a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Virginia in May.