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     Erin Mercer
    Erin Mercer

    RS Senior

    Peninsula, Ohio

    High School:



    NC State Women's Track & Field Records Best ACC Finish Since 1986

    Wolfpack women's team finishes third at ACC Outdoor Championships


    Shepherd Garners ACC Crown in Women's Long Jump

    Senior becomes first ACC Champion in women's long jump in program history


    Shepherd Takes Second in Long Jump at Florida Relays

    Wolfpack senior jumper breaks 20-foot barrier


    Track & Field Heads to Duke Invitational, Florida Relays

    Wolfpack will compete in Durham, N.C., and Gainesville, Fla.


    NC State Victories Highlight First Day of 2013 Raleigh Relays

    Wolfpack picks up six victories across the board Friday

    3x NCAA Qualifier (Outdoor 3,000m Steeplechase)
    2013 All-ACC Academic Team
    2011 All-ACC (Outdoor 3,000m Steeplechase)

    ERIN MERCER'S Collegiate Bests
    1,000m: 2:54.74
    Mile: 4:48.88
    3,000m: 9:49.85
    1,500m: 4:23.04
    Steeple: 10:15.19
    5,000m: 16:31.71

    2014 Outdoor Track and Field
    Qualified for the NCAA East Regional in the 3,000m steeplechase for the fourth straight season.
    Finished sixth at the ACC Championships in the steeplechase with a time of 10:31.60.
    Took second place in the 1,500m at the Wolfpack Last Chance with a time of 4:24.03, the second-best career mark in the 1,500m.
    Also competed in the 5,000m at the ACC Championships.
    Finished in second-place in the mile at the Carolina Relays with a time of 5:00.47.

    2013-2014 Indoor Track and Field
    Competed in four meets, registering a pair of top five finishes in the mile at both the Hokie Invitational and UCS Invitational. Took ninth place in the 3,000m at the High Point Invitational.

    2013 Outdoor Track
    • Made six appearances during the season
    • Qualified for NCAA East prelims in the steeplechase
    • Clocked the fourth-fastest steeplechase time in program history in 10:15.19
    • Set that markat Stanford's Payton Jordan Invitational and finished in second place
    • Finished second in the 1500m with a new personal-best time of 4:23.04 at the Wolfpack Last Chance Meet
    • Placed ninth in the 5000m at the ACC Championships at 16:31.71

    2012-13 Indoor Track
    • Competing unattached, won the mile and 3000m at the Kent Taylor Invitational
    • Recorded a 4:55.02 in the mile at the Kent Taylor Invitational to finish first
    • Posted a 9:59.46 in the 3000m at the Kent Taylor Invitational to claim the top spot

    2012 Outdoor Track
    • Ran a new collegiate-best time of 4:26.96 in the 1,500m
    • Placed seventh in the 3,000m steeplechase at the ACC Championships
    • Ran a season-best time of 10:22.17 in that event at the Raleigh Relays
    • Qualified for the NCAA East Regional Championships in the 3,000m steeplechase

    2011-12 Indoor Track
    • Ran a collegiate-best time of 4:48.88 in the mile
    • Finished 10th in the mile at the ACC Championships

    2011 Outdoor Track
    • Enjoyed a break-out season outdoors, earning All-ACC honors in the 3,000m steeplechase with a third-place finish at the ACC Outdoor Championships
    • Followed that race up with a sixth place finish in the 5,000m in a collegiate-best time of 16:47.41
    • Qualified for the NCAA East prelims in the steeplechase
    • Fastest time in the steeplechase was 10:18.86 at the ACC Outdoor Championships

    2010-11 Indoor Track
    • Ran a collegiate-best time of 4:57.54 for the mile during the indoor season

    2010 Outdoor Track
    • Redshirted the season

    2009-10 Indoor Track
    • Redshirted the season

    • Attended Woodridge High School for coach Jeff Howard
    • Ran a 2:17.20 in the 800m, a 5:00.71 in the mile and a 11:17.53 in the 3,200m
    • 2009 state champion in the 1,600m and was All-Ohio four-times inthe event
    • Three-time All-Ohio for the 4x800m relay
    • All-Ohio in 2009 for the 3,200m
    • 2009 All-Ohio in cross country
    • Four-time all-league track
    • Three-time all-league in cross country
    • Competed at the Mideast Meet of Champions for cross country in 2008 and track in 2009
    • Three-year academic All-Ohio in track and cross country
    • Majoring in mathematics education

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