Personal Bests (I) 1 Mile Run - 4:59.48
(I) 3,000m Run - 9:49.59
(O) 1,500m Run - 4:39.48
(O) 3,000m Run - 10:00.51
(O) 5,000m Run - 17:34.11
2007-08 - Junior:
OUTDOOR: Ran a season-best 4:39.48 in the 1,500m run at the EMU Invite ... Turned in a fourth-place nod a week earlier at the Spartan Invite after finishing in 4:43.49 ... Participated in the 3,000m run at the Gina Relays, finishing fourth with a time of 10:00.51 ... Ran in the 5,000m run at the Jesse Owens Classic earning a fifth-place finish with a time of 17:34.11.
INDOOR: Competed at the EMU Classic in the 3,000m run with a time of 10:23.49 ... Finished with a time of 5:09.63 in the one-mile run at the Meyo Invite ... Recorded a time of 10:26.88 in the 3,000m run at the Akron Quad.
CROSS COUNTRY: Placed 22nd in the Jeff Drenth Memorial, finishing the 5K in 19:33.
2006-07 - Sophomore:
OUTDOOR: Named Academic All-Big Ten ... Finished with a time of 4:45.70 in the 1,500m run at the Spartan Invitational ... Crossed the finish line with a time of 17:16.70 at the Hillsdale Relays in the 5,000m run.
INDOOR: Clocked a 5:09.38 in the mile run at the Red Simmons Invitational for a seventh-place finish ... Placed seventh in the 3,000m run (10:11.70) at the Notre Dame Invitational ... Finished 24th at the Meyo Invitational (10:08.29) in the 3,000m run.
CROSS COUNTRY: Redshirted.
CROSS COUNTRY: Recorded a fourth-place finish at the Jeff Drenth Memorial, posting a time of 18:33 ... Posted a 25th-place performance at the Spartan Invitational after running the course in 22:29 ... Placed 77th at the Pre-Nationals meet ... Finished 48th at the Big Ten Championship with a time of 22:59.
Four-year letterwinner in track and three-year letterwinner in cross country ... All-conference and Mideast Regional qualifier as a junior and senior ... President of the National Honor Society.
Daughter of Kevin and Karen Mercer ... Mechanical engineering major ... Born April 18, 1987.