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     Erin Mercer
    Erin Mercer

    Class:
    Graduated

    Hometown:
    Peninsula, Ohio

    High School:
    Woodridge

    Position:
    Distance


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

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

    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

    Prep/Personal
    • 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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